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For Everything DiSC® Facilitators: The Pros and Cons of Providing Participants Profiles Prior to the Session

by Kevin Kohleriter | October 16, 2019

One of the questions I get most frequently from Everything DiSC facilitators, is whether or not to allow participants access to their completed profile before the session.  I used to

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Employee Engagement Takes More Than a Ping Pong Table

by Julie Chance | October 15, 2019

Often when I what a company is doing to engage employees, someone inevitably shares something like, “On Friday afternoons we can take an ice cream cart around!” “We’ll have a

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Leading Up: Creating Buy-In for HR Initiatives

by Julie Chance | September 30, 2019

A friend and I were recently preparing for a presentation by writing out conflict scenarios to show effective and ineffective ways to handle conflict. One particular scenario was between a

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Leveraging the Benefits of Team Diversity

by Julie Chance | September 19, 2019

Trust is a tricky thing. We know that trust is critical to a high performing team. The Five Behaviors model lists trust as the foundational behavior of a high performing team;

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Featured Product: The Five Behaviors™ Personal Development

by Julie Chance | September 6, 2019

Question: In a modern workplace that is high-speed and high stakes, how can you equip people to communicate, collaborate and solve real-world, real-time problems?  Answer: The Five Behaviors™ Personal Development

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Addressing Pigeonholing, Labeling and Using DiSC® to Excuse Bad Behavior

by Julie Chance | September 5, 2019

The Everything DiSC Model is very useful for improving communication, dealing with conflict, improving emotional intelligence and developing an appreciation for the value of differing styles and perspectives. However, as

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A Leader’s Role in High Performing Teams

by Julie Chance | August 9, 2019

When people hear the phrase “high performing team,” they often assume that means a perfect team – one without mistakes, conflict, or failure. In fact, the opposite is true. A

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How to Create a People First Culture

by Julie Chance | August 9, 2019

When I work with companies to help improve team functions and performance, someone in leadership inevitably asks, “Everyone talks about putting people first, but what does that really mean? What

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Creating a Culture of Collaboration and Teamwork

by Julie Chance | July 12, 2019

My first job out of college was working in a psychiatric hospital for emotionally disturbed children, and the entire organizational culture focused on developing teamwork. Why? Because our hospital’s leadership

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How do you Build a High Performing Team?

by Julie Chance | July 12, 2019

At cocktail parties (and networking events) when I tell people I facilitate team retreats, someone inevitably rolls their eyes and relates a teambuilding horror story. Often it has to do

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