DISC Workplace Workshop and Team Building
The DISC Personality Profile workshop facilitation in Chicago, Illinois, 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.
DISC Profile Certified Facilitation
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 and marketing teams. This DISC Profile team workshop begins with a short but powerful online assessment based on the DISC Dimensions of Behavior Model, which groups behavioral responses into four work-style clusters. This behavioral learning instrument is a road map to effective interpersonal communications and teamwork and has proven its effectiveness in 40 years of use by more than 80 million people in 94 countries.
DISC Profile Team Workshop in Chicago: (In-person and Virtual Offerings)
This Everything DISC profile team training workshop is a comprehensive, workforce development solution that engages every associate—regardless of title, role, or function. It helps participants build more effective and productive relationships at work. Teams learn the value that each individual brings to the workplace and how they can adapt to other communication styles.
The DISC Workplace team training workshop is an engaging, interactive, and fun half-day (3-4 hour) team experience at your organization, a Chicago, Illinois area hotel, or offsite. Participants receive online pre-work assessments, supplemental training materials, certified expert facilitation, and follow-up tools that personalize the learning experience. Both onsite in-person and live virtual online facilitation team training events are provided.
Virtual Online Option Available
Our virtual live online DISC Workplace team training workshop contains the exact same content as the onsite face-to-face workshop but delivered in a 2-hour, engaging, participatory, fast-paced learning experience. This virtual team training option enables you to continue to train and develop your employees when many of them are working remotely and outside the Chicago area.
Live video conferencing is easy, cost-efficient, and allows teams across locations to meet face-to-face. When you participate in a live DISC Workplace virtual online team training session, we seamlessly share relevant content and bring teams together for a fun, insightful, and interactive learning session.
DISC Profile Workshop Training Takeaways:
- Increase self and team awareness
- Improve communication on teams
- Identify strategies to make more meaningful connections
- Enhance team trust
- Learn how to effectively work with difficult personalities
- Identify stress triggers in yourself and others
- Discover how to naturally motivate people
- Reduce tension, solve problems, and increase performance
DISC Workplace Team Training Modules
Module 1: Discovering Your DISC Work Style – Participants discover how DISC styles affect their workplace communication and relationships and explore the priorities that drive them at work.
Module 2: Understanding Other Communication Styles – Participants learn what works for them and what challenges them when working with each DISC style.
Module 3: Building More Effective Relationships – Participants
create strategies and an action plan to overcome challenges when working with people of different DISC styles.
Module 4: Building a More Cohesive Team Culture – Participants leverage their discoveries to create team strategies to overcome challenges when working together as a team. Team agreements are discussed on how to more effectively together going forward.
The ‘glue’ to bring this group together
Thank you for presenting an excellent DISC session to the Ohio University Health Policy Fellowship Class. The Fellows were unanimous in rating you and your session as the highest-rated session of the weekend. They commented on how impressed they were that you were attuned to them to the point that you organized the session based on their interests and goals—the gold standard for an effective educator. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work with someone with your breadth of experience and knowledge—as well as such a great facilitator. Nancy Cooper, Fellowship Coordinator, Ohio University
Very positive experience
The DISC training experience was very positive for us because you had such great insights. It was an enriching experience learning about ourselves as well as others on our team. We appreciated the way you created an active learning environment. We highly recommend this training for other employers and their employees. Your DISC workshop was an incredible learning experience and we had a lot of “takeaways” as well as some thoughtful reflection. Thanks again for your wonderful training! Tammy Skrinski, Christie Neal, Veterans Service Representatives
DISC Facilitator, Certified Coach, Corporate Trainer, Chicago, Illinois
Dr. Christopher Meade is a skilled and experienced DISC Personality facilitator, corporate trainer and certified coach. He specializes in training managers and leaders and developing healthy, high-performing teams. Christopher holds a Ph.D. from the University of Idaho in Organizational Learning with a concentration in Leadership. He is a recipient of the CEO Today Management Consulting Award.
He has coached over 10,000+ people and facilitated trainings for 500+ teams/organizations. Some of his clients include Apple, Nike, Microsoft, Google, Starbucks, NFL Detroit Lions, Facebook, Salesforce, Sony PlayStation, Abbott Laboratories, UC Berkeley, Johnson & Johnson, Citibank, Federal Reserve Bank, United Healthcare, Cisco, GameStop, IHG, U.S. Departments of Treasury, Veteran Affairs, Defense, and Commerce, eBay, Instagram, Emory University, US Olympic Committee, and Code.org.
Christopher’s expertise is in connecting with people, leading engaging team trainings, DISC workshops, keynotes, and retreats with corporate and government clients across all industries. Christopher is a former business dean, author, entrepreneur, award-winning MBA professor, executive leadership coach, and motivational keynote speaker. He speaks regularly at conferences, conventions, management retreats, and DISC team-building training events in Chicago, Illinois, and throughout the United States.
Chicago, Illinois: “The Windy City”
The blustery city of Chicago, Illinois, the USA’s third-largest city, is settled on the Southwestern shores of Lake Michigan. It lies right next to the Chicago River and the Calumet River with a stunning population of over 2,600,000 residents. Some of its neighbors are Oak Park, Forest Park, and Melrose Park, Illinois.
Chicago is known for its exceptionally balanced economy and has the third-largest metropolitan gross in the United States. The key industries in the area are manufacturing, printing and publishing, finance and insurance, and food processing. The city’s top employers are Fuhu, Quest Nutrition, Reliant Asset Management, Superfish, Acacia Vacasa, Go Energies, Minute Key, Sainstore, The HCI Group, Dynamic Dental Partners Group, and Aseptia.
Some of the thriving younger businesses are Belmont Barbershop, CONE, The Doughnut Vault, Emporium, Flowers For Dreams, Furnishly, JoJo & Sofia, Madame Zuzu’s, Red Frog Events and Salvage One. Chicago is a multicultural and diverse city with a buzzing nightlife and eclectic selection of restaurants. The city offers thriving performing and fine arts, museums, and great shopping. While you’re there, check out the Lincoln Park Zoo or the Navy Pier. You could stop and wander through one of Chicago’s many beautiful parks with a Chicago-style hot dog or a slice of deep-dish pizza.
Chicago is well known in the sports world as it is home to several professional teams such as the Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bears, Chicago Cardinals, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Fire, and Chicago Sky. Chicago has a fantastic selection of universities in the area, as well. Some of the top universities are the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois at Chicago, DePaul University, Loyola University Chicago, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago State University, Northeastern University, Roosevelt University, and Moody Bible Institute.
The DISC Profile assessment and training are taking place in many of our local universities and colleges in the Chicago, Illinois area helping students discover their unique communication and work style preferences.
If you’re hosting or attending a conference/event in Chicago, the city has great convention centers to choose from. Try checking out McCormick Place, AMA Chicago Executive Conference Center, Summit Executive Center, Skokie Banquet & Conference Center, Chicago Cenacle Retreat & Conference Center, and Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.
Whether you’re staying for a weekend or an extended period of time, Chicago has accommodation that fits your budget. Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile, Conrad Chicago, Hampton Inn & Suites, The Palmer House Hilton, Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Residence Inn Chicago Downtown, Kinzie Hotel, and River Hotel are some of the best ones to choose from. Enjoy your time in Chicago, Illinois, and don’t forget your windbreaker!
Dr. Chris Meade leads the DISC Personality Profile Workshop Facilitation for teams in the Chicago, Illinois area.