SPARX International

Transform your organization today with Everything DiSC®.

About Us

Dorothy Patrick

SPARX International™ is the strategic partner business professionals seek when navigating leadership and career transition demands. Dorothy has over 20 years of hands-on experience in a variety of executive leadership roles related to managing profit centers and developing and leading people. She is recognized for her ability to inspire and guide others to achieve success.

Certified Partner - Everything DiSC-363 Review and Five-Behaviors/Teams
Certified Speaker, Trainer and Executive Leadership Coach

Testimonials For SPARX International

  • I have known Dorothy both professionally and personally for a long time. If she is in your corner, you can rest assured that she will have your back like no other! She is smart, logical, kind, caring, and incredibly articulate. One of the things I admire most about Dorothy is her ability to make good things happen. She has great passion for her wor

    Valerie P.
  • Dorothy is a very talented performance coach and dedicated business partner. She excels at public speaking, as well as executive and group coaching sessions. Always professional, and meticulous, I recommend Dorothy for executive/manager positions.

    Clark S
  • In the many times I partnered with Dorothy to work with advisors she clearly demonstrated a commitment to excellence, in depth knowledge and experience. She is able to articulate her ideas with a high energy level that motivates others to take action and improve overall performance. Dorothy is an impactful and trustworthy; a natural leader.

    Chris C
  • I have known Dorothy for several years and the thing you take away almost immediately is that she is a fearless, driven, and intelligent business leader. Occasionally I will count on her opinion and considering time is our most precious commodity, that is exactly when you really begin to appreciate the real value of Dorothy’s can-do attitude and no

    Mark LP
  • I have worked with Dorothy on numerous programs and projects, primarily focusing on Veteran advocacy and Professional Development programs. To say she is dedicated and committed to these causes is a vast understatement of her value to the Veteran and Business Community. Her willingness to assist others is only surpassed by her level of professional

    Jason D


Everything DiSC® Certification

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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

  • March 04 – April 01, 2019

    Live session each Monday from 1:00 – 2:30pm CT
  • March 04 – April 01, 2019

    Live session each Monday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • May 02 – May 30, 2019

    Live session each Thursday from 9:00 – 10:30am CT
  • May 31 – June 28, 2019

    Live session each Friday from 1:00 – 2:30pm CT
  • June 27 – July 25, 2019

    Live session each Thursday from 10:00 – 11:30am 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

  • March 05 – March 06, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • April 02 – April 03, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • May 21 – May 22, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • June 25 – June 26, 2019

    Two days of live facilitated learning in Minneapolis
  • July 30 – July 31, 2019

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

Featured Skills

  • C-Suite & Leader Dev♦ Culture Alignment in M&A's & Growing Orgs♦ DiSC/5-Behaviors Partner


  • Authorized Everything DiSC Partner
  • Certified Coach, Trainer and Speaker
  • Authorized Five Behaviors Partner
  • Credentialed Organizational and Leadership Development
  • CODA Connected Leadership