The Bridge to Success Depends on the relationship between you, and your employees. Can your employees relate to your Mission, Vision, and goals? Improve your Small Business through Industrial Organizational Psychology principals.
Veteran Owned Business
Small business consultants give business owners advice on strategy, problem solving, and developing skills. They also come up with resources and lay out a plan to improve an organization's performance. Overall, small business consultants are contract workers that will spot problems, implement solutions, and achieve goals.
Consultants can be an important tool for small businesses that can't afford full-time employees year-round, need a third party to solve a company issue, or want an expert to give advice and strategize.
So, what would a consultant actually do?
A small business consultant might design a business plan, marketing plan, or public relations campaign. They can specialize in certain areas such as accounting, operations, human resources, management, marketing, or public relations.
In our case, we support small businesses through implementation of Business Psychology practices to not only focus on the needs of the organization, but the needs of the human capital as well.
FORBES: How To Leverage An Industrial-Organizational Psychologist (Especially During A Crisis)
We Provide Special Consideration and discounts to support Veterans, military families, Service members and veteran owned businesses.
Shawn Achor: The Happy Secret to Better Work
“90% of your long term happiness is not determined by the external world, but by the way your brain processes the world.” – Shawn Achor
Shawn Achor, Psychologist and CEO of Good Think, Inc. questions whether we should work hard to be happy or if we must first be happy to work hard. He asserts that happiness can actually inspire workers to be more productive.
Regina Hartley: Why the Best Hire May Not Have the Perfect Resume
“Choose the underestimated contender, whose secret weapons are passion and purpose. Hire the Scrapper.” -Regina Hartley
Regina Hartley, human resources guru, challenges human resource and hiring personnel to look past perfect resumes in favor of those who have persevered through adversity to achieve their goals. Citing grit as their primary asset, Hartley asserts that these workers often have the passion and purpose needed to succeed in today’s workplace.
While working to improve your teams pair any of these half day or full day workshops with our DISC assessment and either 1:1 debriefing or full coaching to increase performance and productivity.
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Self-awareness and Communication
This course guides workshop participants on a path of heightened self-awareness and personal discovery. DISC Workshop Leaders can make this their cornerstone seminar, revealing each participant’s unique behavioral style blend and “how to” apply that knowledge prescriptively, boosting communication effectiveness. Studies indicate that 92% of workplace conflict is the result of misunderstanding and communication breakdowns. Entire organizations can apply DISC’s prescriptive lessons of behavioral adaptability to reduce employee conflict and turnover, increase productivity, and optimize team performance.
Transitioning from Peer to Leader
Transitioning from Peer to Leader is a course tailor-made for participants in transition from individual contributors to leaders - whether it be supervisor, manager or executive. DISC Workshop Leaders will guide new leaders through an engaging course, centered around understanding successful leaders’ many-faceted roles and responsibilities. Participants will be prepared for how to navigate employee stressors through DISC communication skills, and how to effectively share and manage performance expectations. Participants will focus on developing action plans to apply what they’ve learned. Transitioning from Peer to Leader may begin with a promotion, but it requires far more than just adapting to a new job.
Our strongest relationships are rooted in trust. An organization’s most critical relationships exist between its leaders and individual contributors. DISC Workshop Leaders can help organizations create an environment of leadership influence rooted in trust – through effective communication, credibility, and confidence. Participants will explore the impact their leadership style has on others, through activities and practical examples. Best practices include the importance of excellent listening, creating an environment of accountability, and identifying individual versus team needs. By remaining conscious of the leadership roles and responsibilities that trusting relationships, organizations can create a working environment focused on growth and retention.
Making Teams Work
Teamwork is defined by Merriam-Webster as, “the combined action of a group of people, especially when effective and efficient.” With this DISC Workshop, you can instill organizations with the skills, strategies, and tools to create teams that excel. During this skill-building course, workshop participants will learn how to assemble teams based on complementary behaviors to enhance communication, cooperation, and outcomes. Additionally, participants will learn to distinguish among varying attitudes and behaviors, using the insightful DISC Team Dynamics report.
One of DISC’s most intriguing applications is leveraging behavioral identification and adaptability for sales. Being able to efficiently identify the behavioral styles of others empowers professionals with the insights to adapt their selling style, to meet the buying style of their prospect. As seasoned sales professionals will tell you, winning a new client is really just the beginning of the professional selling process. Building and maintaining your relationships is critical for sustained, reciprocal sales success. Participants will also learn how to strengthen these relationships, in order to transform buyers into brand advocates. Other topics covered in this course include: identifying client needs, managing client expectations, and a complete exploration of the sales process from A to Z.