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Five Behaviors Believer, Lori Gorrell

With the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ model, we can help you facilitate a learning experience that enables individuals in your organization to discover what it takes to build a truly cohesive and effective team.

Upward Solutions Coaching and Consulting offers the full suite of Everything DiSC® products to provide exceptional tools to move you and your company Upward! Lori believes that given the proper tools and guidance you can have achieve excellence with more ease. The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is one of the exceptional tools!

Lori is a PCC certified professional coach with the International Coach Federation and a soft-skills trainer using the Everything DiSC® suite of products. Lori founded her professional development company in 2009 to offer solutions that support measurable improvements in performance for individuals and organizations that want to make lasting and meaningful changes.

Contact Lori to discuss what Solutions would fit the best for you and your organization!

Testimonials for Upward Solutions Coaching and Consulting

  • I am very fortunate to have been able to use Lori’s expertise in team building. She was able to utilize the necessary tools, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, to engage my team in professional growth activities. Her ability to provide relevant learning through videos, role-play, and reflection has helped to transform my Leadership Team.

    Dr. Scott HuntSuperintendent, Cardinal Local Schools
  • Lori is a tremendous asset. From leadership coaching to team building, Lori’s approach is professional, cutting-edge and innovative. She brings skills and insight, practical and visionary guidance and approaches. Her support is very positive and yet she is able to help you tackle thorny problems and difficult challenges with candor and respect.

    Hope BrusteinExecutive Director, Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village

Solutions

  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

    Equip your team with the tools they need to become superstars at producing extraordinary results with a lot more ease!
    Customized solutions to bring your team together in a way that makes sense for your organization, culture and bottom line.

  • Teamwork in Healthcare

    Teamwork in the Healtchare industry saves lives! The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team provide the tools for having critical conversations that lead to improvements in the system and in patient care.

  • Teamwork on Boards of Directors

    Being a Board member can have it's challenges. A mixed group of people with varying backgrounds and ideas can bring chaos to a team not to mention that this group doesn't work together day in and day out to build a team mentality. The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team can quickly bring a group together to make progress in an environment where everyone is heard, they are committed and taking quicker action.

  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Makes Sense

    It's hard to argue with the logic built into the Five Behaviors. Even the most discerning, or even synical, team member will come away with a new understanding of working as part of an effective team.

    Big or small, your business can benefit from the support provided by the Five Behaviors program!

Facilitator Accreditation

Choose a workplace personality assessment:

The Five Behaviors Of A Cohesive Team™

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The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a unique learning experience. Participants can become emotional. The team leader can be defensive. Timelines and scripts can get thrown out the window. As a facilitator, you can influence whether a team sees an uncomfortable moment through or misses out on the opportunity to grow.

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Facilitator Accreditation is a blended-learning course that will help you gain confidence, credential, and expertise as a consultant and facilitator of this very powerful team-improvement program.

Learn how to navigate unexpected and challenging conversations. Develop instincts for when to stick to the agenda and when to improvise, when to let a debate play out and when to cut it short. This course will prepare you for any situation!

This program Includes:

  • 5-week course plus pre-work
  • Weekly 90-minute instructor-led sessions
  • Access to learning resources online
  • Access to The Five Dysfunctions of a Team eBook

Accreditation will be granted upon completion of the Wiley course and passing of the accompanying exam. Accreditation is valid for two years at which point you have the option to renew.

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering The Five Behaviors program!

Upcoming Classes

  • July 11 – August 18, 2017

    Tuesday live sessions from 1:00-2:30 pm CT
  • October 12 – November 20, 2017

    Thursday live sessions from 1:00-2:30pm CT.
Take the next step!
Accreditation

The Five Behaviors Of A Cohesive Team™

Powered by All Types™

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a unique learning experience. Participants can become emotional. The team leader can be defensive. Timelines and scripts can get thrown out the window. As a facilitator, you can influence whether a team sees an uncomfortable moment through or misses out on the opportunity to grow.

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Facilitator Accreditation is a blended-learning course that will help you gain confidence, credential, and expertise as a consultant and facilitator of this very powerful team-improvement program.

Learn how to navigate unexpected and challenging conversations. Develop instincts for when to stick to the agenda and when to improvise, when to let a debate play out and when to cut it short. This course will prepare you for any situation!

This program Includes:

  • 5-week course plus pre-work
  • Weekly 90-minute instructor-led sessions
  • Access to learning resources online
  • Access to The Five Dysfunctions of a Team eBook

Accreditation will be granted upon completion of the Wiley course and passing of the accompanying exam. Accreditation is valid for two years at which point you have the option to renew.

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering The Five Behaviors program!

Upcoming Classes

Take the next step!
Accreditation

Featured Skills

  • Team Effectiveness
  • Management Development
  • Employee Engagement
  • Executive Coaching
  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™

    has a simple goal: To help people discover how to build a truly cohesive and effective team. Based on Patrick Lencioni’s internationally best-selling leadership fable The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, this assessment-based program focuses on putting The Five Behaviors™ model into practice.

    Five Behaviors
  • A productive, high functioning team
    • Establishes Trust between team members
    • Engages in Conflict around ideas
    • Commits to decisions
    • Holds team members Accountable
    • Focuses on achieving collective Results
    • Is more fun to be on!
    Five Behaviors
  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™

    has a simple goal: To help people discover how to build a truly cohesive and effective team. Based on Patrick Lencioni’s internationally best-selling leadership fable The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, this assessment-based program focuses on putting The Five Behaviors™ model into practice.

  • A productive, high functioning team

    Establishes Trust between team members Engages in Conflict around ideas Commits to decisions Holds team members Accountable Focuses on achieving collective Results Is more fun to be on!

Credentials

  • Accredited Facilitator Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
  • Certified Everything DiSC Workplace
  • Everything DiSC Authorized Distributor
  • ICF Professional Certified Coach PCC
  • Certified Consultant Power Presentations
  • PXT Authorized Distributor