DISC Profile Workshop Facilitation in San Francisco, CA.
DISC Facilitator, Management Consultant and Author Gregory Smith | San Francisco, California
The DISC Personality Profile facilitated training workshop focuses on developing greater self-awareness and stronger people skills. All things equal, having stronger relational skills and emotional intelligence advances people in their organization faster and sets them apart from others in their professional careers. This high-quality DISC Profile training seminar is facilitated in workshop style, and is targeted for newly formed teams, management training, team development, leadership training, and sales/marketing teams. The DISC Personality Profile training workshop can be done in a 3-4 hour or 6-8 hour time block at your organization, a San Francisco area hotel or offsite.
DISC Training Workshop & Team Building in San Francisco, California:
Individual behavior styles and our emotional intelligence (soft skills) have a direct impact on our interpersonal relationships in the workplace. Individuals differ from each other in fundamental ways including their values, behaviors, talents, temperaments, wants and beliefs. Our workshop will help individuals understand each other better and appreciate the unique strengths and differences each person brings to the office. As a result, you will become a better leader, communicator, team member and gain key strategies to create highly effective working relationships. The workshop incorporates a behavior assessment to give a more complete understanding of yourself and others.
DISC Team Workshop Training Outlines:
We custom design each retreat to meet the unique culture, dynamics, goals and objectives of our clients. We work directly with senior leadership to understand their unique requirements and expectations. The process starts with a discussion on the theme, goals and the creation of a general strategy or agenda.
Our background, experience and extensive skills as facilitators help generate the results needed for success. As a result, our clients leave the workshop/retreat with a clearer direction, better leadership skills, stronger executive teams, improved communication and a set of action plans toward improved performance.
The principal objectives as part of this DISC workshop are identified below:
- Introduction and icebreaker
- Overview of the DISC language and Emotional Intelligence
- Characteristics of the four behavior factors and famous personalities associated with each style
- Understand your DISC graph and behavioral design
- Understand the four behavior factors (natural and adapted)
- How to adapt communication styles to both internal and external customers
- Understand how to communicate to each of the four styles
- Do’s and don’ts of effective communication
- Understand what motivates each style
- Identify opportunities for improvement and complete an action plan
- Manage time more wisely
- Improve communication on teams
- Resolve personal and teams conflicts
- Understand the four main communication work-styles
- Increase self and team awareness
- Enhance team performance
- Learn how to manage difficult personalities
- Increase sales by adjusting selling strategies
- DISCover how to naturally motivate people
- Improve customer service
“Greg provides a comprehensive road map for not only attracting and keeping talented employees, but for motivating them to achieve a higher level of performance.”
Human Resource Executive Magazine
“I am the Chief Human Resources and Ethics Officer of a global professional services firm. I found the Chart Your Course International website. After seeing Greg Smith’s bio and checking references, I decided to reach out to them to help me prepare for the training. If you are looking for a quality on line DISC assessment instrument, coupled with expert, thorough and patient instruction, I strongly recommend you reach out to Greg Smith and Chart Course International.”
Clarissa A. Peterson – GPHR, SPHR
Chief Human Resources and Ethics Officer | Abt Associates
“As a result of your training we are now seeing measurable improvements in reduced turnover, increased sales, better customer service and improved communication and morale of all concerned.”
Bates Ace Hardware
“Four hours of my time in your seminar has resulted in a 51% improvement of our revenues. Our teams work smart as well as hard and each member is having a lot more fun working together. You are the “Deal of the Century.”
“Your interactive, engaging style help everyone get involved in the process.”
“Greg is a perceptive teacher, an inspirational speaker, a motivating preacher.”
Northeast Independent School District, San Antonio
“Greg’s insights into determining issues, problems and opportunities inside any company are among the best I have seen. He can literally walk into a company or organization and just by observing people, work and communicate and asking a number of key questions, he can pick up process related improvements and understand why the company is not advancing the progress on its own and what it needs to do to move forward.”
Odyssey Transformational Strategies
DISC Profile Facilitator and Corporate Trainer
Greg Smith is recognized as a leading authority on talent management, leadership development and employee engagement. Greg teaches businesses how to accelerate individual and organizational performance. He helps businesses navigate change and transform themselves into exceptional places to work that attract, retain and motivate people to their full potential.
Smith’s presentations are inspirational, informative and entertaining with a highly interactive style that connects with audiences. As a business performance consultant and author, He has addressed organizations in over 19 countries. He has designed training programs and spoken to hundreds of associations, both government and non-government organizations and businesses.
As founder and President of Chart Your Course International Inc., Smith helps executives and business owners accelerate individual and organizational performance and navigate through increasing rates of change. He helps design strategies and processes to grow organizations and implements business initiatives creating clearer direction, increased profitability, stronger executive teams, improved communication, increased job satisfaction and happier and more productive employees.
In addition, he served on the Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest honor for business excellence presented each year by the President of the United States.
Smith has written and published over 350 articles and nine books including his latest, Fired Up! Leading Your Organization to Achieve Exceptional Results. He has been featured in hundreds of magazines and trade journals and has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, including Bloomberg Business News and PBS television.
- Certified Professional Behavior Analyst (CPBA)
- Certified Professional Values Analyst (CPVA)
- Certified TriMetrixHD Analyst
San Francisco, California:
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San Francisco Business Industry
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The DISC Personality Profile training workshops and seminars are used in many San Francisco businesses as a corporate training event or for a professional development component. Some use it as a talent management strategy for developing and investing in their workforce. Most use DISC facilitators, coaches and/or certified trainers in corporate staff retreats and team building events to make the experience more powerful and applicable as well as let other senior managers not have to lead the event but get to participant with their bay area teams.