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Build a Better Workplace with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

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Experienced Everything DiSC© Facilitator, Ken Byler, Owner, Higher Ground Consulting Group, LLC

Most leaders struggle to understand themselves and others. We combine Everything DiSC© products with our ability to teach and coach so the invisible becomes visible. Clients who work with us have better workplace relationships and healthier teams.

Ken Byler, our owner, has more than 40 years of management experience. His diverse career has included leadership positions in business and nonprofit settings where he observed first-hand the important role that competent managers and inspirational leaders play in an organization's success.

Since 2002, we have collaborated with clients to create solutions that meet their needs and deliver results. An Everything DiSC© Authorized Partner since 2007, we have taught hundreds of people how to be more effective leaders. How may we help you?

Testimonials For Higher Ground Consulting Group, LLC

  • Since 2008, Ken Byler has facilitated Univest’s Advanced Leadership Training. The classes are highly interactive and participants consistently give him high marks on evaluations. Ken has been so well received as a facilitator that we expanded his involvement to include a module in our Leadership Training program.

    Director of Training Univest Corporation


  • Everything DiSC Workplace®

    Can be used with everyone in an organization, regardless of title or role, to build more effective relationships—one relationship at a time—and improve the quality of the workplace.


    ED Workplace Introduction
  • Everything DiSC Management®

    Teaches managers how to bring out the best in each employee they supervise by learning how to read employee styles and adapt their styles to manage more effectively.

  • Everything DiSC Sales®

    Teaches salespeople how to connect better with their customers by learning to read their customers’ styles and how to adapt their sales style to meet their customers’ needs so they can close more sales.

  • Everything DiSC Work of Leaders®

    Uses the framework of Vision, Alignment, and Execution to encourage leaders to understand their own leadership behaviors and how they impact their effectiveness.

  • Everything DiSC 363® for Leaders

    Combines the best of 360s with the simplicity and power of DiSC, plus three personalized strategies for improving leadership effectiveness. The result is a 360 experience that’s more productive and satisfying.


    ED 363 for Leaders Introduction
  • Personal Listening Profile®

    Communication is vital to an organization’s success. This profile helps people discover their most natural approach to listening while gaining insight into the different listening approaches of others.

  • Team Dimensions Profile

    As organizations strive for efficiency, teams are expected to innovate, solve problems, and execute quickly. This profile helps individuals work on their strengths by identifying their most natural team role and the importance of each team member’s contribution to the project.

  • Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict

    Workplace conflict is inevitable. It’s tempting to avoid these uncomfortable situations altogether, but there’s a much more effective solution!

    Participants will discover how to curb destructive behaviors so that conflict can become more productive. This is not your average conflict resolution program. Everything DiSC Productive Conflict offers highly personalized content that helps learners increase self-awareness around conflict behaviors and effectively respond to conflict situations, which ultimately improves workplace results and relationships.

Everything DiSC® Certification

Choose your learning format:

Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification


Everything DiSC Workplace Certification is your best resource to gain foundational knowledge and tools for facilitating Everything DiSC. Designed with your busy schedule in mind, this online course gives you the flexibility of self-paced learning, paired with live-collaborative sessions led by Wiley’s expert trainers.

Increase your confidence and competence in delivering Everything DiSC Workplace in your organization. This course offers rigorous new content on the principles of the DiSC® model and the supporting research. During the live sessions, you will practice facilitating small groups and explore challenging scenarios that could arise during workshops. You’ll also learn how to keep Everything DiSC alive within your organization by creating a culture of DiSC and explore MyEverythingDiSC, the mobile-friendly, interactive learning portal that is exclusive to Everything DiSC.

This program Includes:

  • Four modules of self-directed and live collaborative learning (each requiring three to five hours of time per week), conducted over a four week period
  • Active knowledge checks to help participants assess how well they understand the content and to improve learning and retention
  • Final Certification exam (self-directed/graded activity)

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering Everything DiSC Workplace!

Upcoming Classes

  • January 05 – February 02, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 10:00 – 11:30am CT
  • February 01 – March 01, 2018

    Live session each Thursday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • March 09 – March 30, 2018

    Live session each Friday from 2:00 – 3:30pm CT
Take the next step!
Workplace Certification

Everything DiSC® Certification

In Person

The in-person, Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification begins with online, self-directed learning and culminates in two days of practical application facilitated by Wiley's expert trainers. With Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification, participants will:

  • Gain expertise in the Everything DiSC® model and supporting research
  • Discover how to apply the Everything DiSC Workplace reports to daily interactions
  • Customize the Everything DiSC Workplace program to meet specific participant needs
  • Navigate challenging scenarios that could arise during a workshop or coaching session
  • Create strategies to promote a DiSC®-based culture
  • Explore MyEverythingDiSC® and discover how to utilize it as an ongoing development tool
This course is held at the Education Center in Minneapolis, MN or in London, England.

Upcoming Classes

  • December 05 – December 06, 2017

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • January 23 – January 24, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • February 27 – February 28, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • March 27 – March 28, 2018

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
Take the next step!
Workplace Certification


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Featured Skills

  • Leadership Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Team Building
  • Facilitation
  • Teaching
  • Public Speaking
  • Career Coaching


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  • PXT Select Authorized Partner
  • Upstream Academy Partner
  • PXT Select Certified Professional