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Build a Better Workplace with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

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Dr. Russ Kinkade

Interested in developing leaders? Concerned about dysfunctional teams? Looking for ways to build a culture of diversity and unity, where people value differences and work together in harmony?
Developing emotionally intelligent leaders is an inside-out journey. The first step in increasing emotional intelligence is awareness - both of self and of others. Success in step one enhances the ability to read others and appreciate their differentness, thus bridging the communication and motivation gap that often sabotages productivity and undermines engagement. The resources provided by Everything DiSC quantify and enhance self-awareness of leaders and teams. By crafting custom training and coaching experiences, we are able to assist organizations to leverage the diversity of their talent, align individuals in cohesive teams, and build a culture that is purpose-driven and people-smart.

Testimonials For KINKADE CONSULTING

  • “It takes leadership to drive culture, it just doesn’t happen by itself. Dr. Kinkade does a great job of helping to identify and develop that talent. The staff at CSB love working with him and more importantly, we find great value in it”

    Scott Huedephol President, Community State Bank

Solutions

  • Productive Conflict

    Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict helps participants improve self-awareness around conflict behaviors. Rather than focus on a step-by-step process for conflict resolution, Everything DiSC Productive Conflict provides participants with techniques to curb destructive behaviors and effectively respond to conflict situations. The program features an exploration of DiSC® in a conflict context, provides an opportunity for participants to explore their destructive conflict responses, and offers them a method for making more productive choices in their response to conflict.

  • Workplace Engagement and Productivity

    Everything DiSC Workplace® delivers a comprehensive, easily customizable workplace development solution to engage every employee—regardless of title or position, department or function—in building more productive and effective relationships at work.

    Combining facilitated classroom training with online pre-work and follow-up tools, you can create a personalized learning experience to help participants understand and appreciate the different priorities, preferences, and values each individual brings to the workplace, and how they can learn to adapt to the style of others.

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    Intro to Workplace
  • The Work of Leaders

    Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® lays out a clear path for helping leaders at all levels make the connection between their DiSC® style and leadership. Bringing together best practices from 300 experts in over 150 organizations, the important work of the most prominent scholars, and over four years of additional research and development, this all-inclusive classroom and online program approaches leadership as a one-to-many relationship (as opposed to the one-to-one relationship explored in Everything DiSC Management). With one unified model of leadership—vision, alignment, and execution—it focuses on helping leaders understand their own leadership styles and how their tendencies influence their effectiveness in specific leadership situations.

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    Intro Work of Leaders
  • Mangement

    Everything DiSC® Management offers a customizable development solution proven to increase the effectiveness of anyone in a management role--whether managing direct reports or the relationship with their own manager. A complete program of classroom training, and online pre-work and follow-up focuses learning in five key areas:

    - Understanding DiSC® styles
    - Directing and delegating
    - Creating a motivating environment
    - Developing others with different styles
    - Identifying strategies for working more effectively with managers.

    Participants learn how their management style influences how they manage time, make decisions, approach problems, and what they need to do to adapt to the styles of others to bring out the best in each and every employee in their charge.

  • 363 for Leaders

    Everything DiSC 363® for Leaders isn't just any 360. It’s a dynamic 360-degree feedback tool plus 3 personalized strategies for leaders to put into action immediately—a 360 + 3!

    The richness of Everything DiSC® comes together with the research-based Eight Approaches to Effective Leadership framework to help any leader—emerging high-potentials and experienced executives alike—incorporate critical feedback from direct reports, peers, and bosses into a development plan to increase their effectiveness in a leadership role. Whether coaching one-on-one or working with small groups of aspiring leaders, this powerful set of resources includes tips, techniques, and step-by-step guidance to help you introduce Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders into an organization, get buy-in from senior leadership, determine the scope and timeline for implementation, and deliver a fully customizable 360-degree feedback and coaching offering that meets your client’s specific leadership development needs.

Everything DiSC® Certification

Choose your learning format:

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

  • September 24 – September 25, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • October 29 – October 30, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • December 03 – December 04, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
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Everything DiSC Workplace® Certification

Online

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

  • August 30 – September 27, 2019

    Live session each Friday from 8:00 – 9:30am CT
  • September 19 – October 17, 2019

    Live session each Thursday from 1:00 – 2:30pm CT
  • October 10 – November 07, 2019

    Live session each Thursday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • October 29 – November 26, 2019

    Live session each Thursday from 8:00 – 9:30am CT
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Featured Skills

Credentials

  • EDiSC
  • 5Behaviors