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About Us

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Dana Byrd

My goal is to serve and support others in their quest to improve themselves, their teams, their organizations - and their lives. I passionately believe that change is not only possible, but inevitable, and that we have the power and responsibility to shape and direct it. We use robust tools and assessments to generate insight and inform action.

Solutions

  • Leadership Coaching

    Leaders have a big impact on the people around them. Strong leaders will help your organization thrive, but a leader with rough edges can do more harm than many realize. We can help leaders with blind spots improve their impact. We also know it's lonely at the top, and it can be hard for even the best leaders to get the kind of feedback they need to stay at the top of their game. Our experienced coaches provide perspective and dialogue you can't find anywhere else.

  • Team Coaching

    Working together cooperatively is fundamental to our success as a species. And yet, the main challenge we face in building and maintaining effective teams lies in the fact that interpersonal conflict is also an unavoidable part of the human condition - and research consistently shows that interpersonal conflict diminishes team performance. Conflict caused by differences in personality, style, and perspectives saps our energy and limits teams' potential. Our half and full-day programs are geared at promoting self-awareness and adaptability in order to cultivate healthy relationships and team dynamics.

  • Training Programs and Seminars

    When life is moving fast, as it probably seems to be doing for many of us, we tend to lean on what we know and do what we've always done. In the absence of new inputs, however, our outputs remain the same. If we want to continue to develop, we need to take in new ideas and information. Just-right-sized segments of learning help us stay fresh, keep growing, and interested in the world around us. We develop and deliver content ranging from multi-day programs to lunch-and-learn seminars around targeted topics related to leadership, self-awareness, growth and development, and motivation and goal setting.

  • Keynote Speaking

    You want people to do something different? First, get their attention. A compelling keynote on engaging topics can energize and inspire people so that they're leaning into your program. I weave narrative, audience engagement, and key learning into one powerful communication that sets the stage for your success.

  • Train the Trainer / Certification

    I get it, you want to be in charge. I can help you learn the frameworks, master the process, and take the tool to your people without the middle man.

Everything DiSC® Certification

Choose your learning format:

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

  • 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

Featured Skills

  • Executive Coaching
  • Team Coaching
  • Public Speaking
  • Training Facilitation
  • High Potential Development
  • Career Coaching

Credentials

  • ICF cert
  • 5 beh
  • disc cert