DISC Workplace Workshop and Team Building
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.
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 Santa Cruz, CA (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, Santa Cruz, CA 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 Santa Cruz, CA area.
Live video conferencing is easy, cost-efficient and allows teams across locations to meet face-to-face. We use the Zoom platform which allows you to connect with colleagues from anywhere in the world. 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, Santa Cruz, WA
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 Santa Cruz, CA and throughout the United States.
Santa Cruz, California: “The Real Surf City.”
Santa Cruz, California is a relatively small city in California, USA. It was in 1791, as the Father Fermin Lasuen established the Mission Santa Cruz, which was the twelfth mission founded in California. Now Santa Cruz is the largest city and the county seat of Santa Cruz County, with a population of approximately 61.250 people. It is along the northern coast of the Monterey Bay 120 km south of San Francisco. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city covers an area of 41 square kilometers. The city is known for its mild climate, natural environment, coast, and forests. Santa Cruz is known as the Surf City of the United States. Lots of international surfing tournaments take place here. Santa Cruz Beach Broadwalk, the oldest amusement park in California, attracts millions of tourists from all over the world
Santa Cruz is a relatively small city in California, USA. It was in 1791, as the Father Fermin Lasuen established the Mission Santa Cruz, which was the twelfth mission founded in California. Now Santa Cruz is the largest city and the county seat of Santa Cruz County, with a population of approximately 61.250 people. It is located along the northern coast of the Monterey Bay 120 km south of San Francisco. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city covers an area of 41 square kilometers. The city is known for its mild climate, natural environment, coast, and forests. Santa Cruz is known as the Surf City of the United States. Lots of international surfing tournaments take place here. Santa Cruz Beach Broadwalk, the oldest amusement park in California, annually attracts millions of tourists from all over the world.
Education and Universities
The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) is the largest employer in the city. It is known for its programs of astrophysics and marine science courses. There are some other educational institutions in Santa Cruz, such as Soquel High School, Aptos High School, Harbor High School, Georgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School, Pacific Collegiate School, Cypress Charter High School, Santa Cruz Montessori, Monterey Coast Preparatory, Santa Cruz High School, etc. Many Santa Clara colleges and career centers use The DISC profile assessment in their course material as well as the DISC profile personality assessment team training events for staff at team-building events. Most MBA programs today use the Everything DISC profile and DISC assessments in their leadership and management courses.
The main industries in Santa Cruz are education, high technology, tourism, and agriculture. There are quite a few stores in Santa Cruz, which sell organic products along with the other customary retail chains of the USA. The top employers of the city are the University of California at Santa Cruz, County of Santa Cruz, the City of Santa Cruz, Plantronics electronics company producing audio communications equipment), Santa Cruz Beach Broadwalk (an amusement park), Costco (a trading chain). Other companies include Audiology Associates, Cocoa Nut Grove Banquet, Creekside Farms Inc, and Dominican Hospital. Most all of today’s business is done in high-performing teams and the Everything DISC profile assessment helps teams get better and build more trust. We have trained many leaders and managers in the Santa Cruz area with the DISC profile assessment team training workshops and other team-building events
There are lots of state parks and beaches in Santa Cruz, including Lighthouse Field State Beach, Natural Bridges State Beach, Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park, Twin Lakes State Beach, and Seabright State Beach. Local parks and beaches offer a lot of opportunities for fishing, viewing marine mammals, watching birds and butterflies, etc.
Santa Cruz is known for watersports, surfing, sailing, diving, swimming, as well as for outdoor sports such as skateboarding, cycling, camping, and rock climbing, and hiking. Santa Cruz has a number of cultural attractions, including museums, galleries, and theaters such as the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, the Santa Cruz Surf Museum, Jewel Theater Company, etc. The city is also known for its cultural events such as the annual festivals: the Santa Cruz Shakespeare, the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, the Santa Cruz Film Festival, etc.
Dr. Christopher Meade facilitates the Everything DISC profile assessment team training workshops in the Santa Cruz, CA area. He also facilitates DISC Management team training, DISC Customer Service training, DISC Sales training, DISC Work of Leaders Training, and DISC Workplace Communication workshops and team training.