Connect Learning & Development

Looking to turn talented individuals into an extraordinary team?

About Us

Lalezar Soyturk
Lalezar Soyturk - Founder of Connect Learning & Development

Helping organizations achieve their goals, by helping people achieve their potential…

At Connect Learning & Development, we believe that the core of success lies in making the right connections… connecting with yourself and using that self-awareness to connect effectively with others. And this is the core purpose of our business.

As an Authorized Partner of Everything DiSC® and The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™, Connect Learning & Development combines 20 years of experience in HR Consulting and Learning & Development with these industry leading solutions to help people make the right connections to achieve their full potential; so businesses can achieve their goals.

Building meaningful connections is at the heart of all our solutions…and it is at the heart of our own client relationship approach. The drive behind our business is to truly partner with our clients; acting as an external partner whom strives to understand the internal dynamics and needs of not only the business, but the individuals whom will be attending our programs.

Solutions

  • Team Development Programs designed with The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team ™

    As a Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Authorized Partner, Connect Learning & Development combines 20 years of experience in HR Consulting and Learning & Development with this strikingly powerful platform of team exploration to facilitate a learning experience that helps professionals and their organizations discover what it takes to build a truly cohesive and effective team.
    The program, which is designed for intact teams, provides participants with powerful insights about their team as a whole, about themselves and about all members of their team. At the first level, the program introduces The Five Behaviors™ model of Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results as a powerful framework to explore and understand the dynamics of their team. At the second level, the program integrates Everything DiSC® to help participants understand themselves and their team members within this team framework.

  • Create or enhance your own Team Development Program with The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™

    As a Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Authorized Partner, Connect Learning and Development not only uses The Five Behaviors™ in its own team training programs, but also acts as a one-stop shop for those who prefer to purchase and use The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ solutions themselves.
    Connect Learning & Development sees its role as an Authorized Partner, not just as a distributor, but as a trusted advisor and guide to ensure its clients are fully up to scale in their use of The Five Behaviors™ solutions. Connect Learning & Development will provide guidance on every step of your journey with starting from the process of choosing the solution that best meets your need, to facilitation tips, to helping you interpret and de-brief team reports.

  • Customized Leadership Development Programs designed with Everything DiSC® solutions

    Through the use of Everything DiSC® solutions, Connect Learning and Development designs Leadership & Management Development Programs that take participants through a dual journey of understanding themselves & others and using those insights to develop the critical leadership skills required in their positions.
    We will work closely with you to understand and identify the specific skills that your leaders need to master. Then build the program that will best address and develop those skills, for the leaders in your organization.
    Through the use of Everything DiSC® solutions, all our Leadership Development Programs will take participants through a dual journey:
    - A journey of self-awareness about who they are as leaders
    - A journey of reflection about the people whom they lead
    The Everything DiSC® solution we may utilize in our Leadership Development Programs are Everything DiSC Work of Leaders®, Everything DiSC® Management , Everything DiSC 363® for Leaders.

  • Customized Workforce Development Programs designed with Everything DiSC® solutions

    Through the use of Everything DiSC® solutions, Connect Learning and Development designs Workforce Development Programs that take participants through a dual journey of understanding themselves & others and using those insights to develop the critical behavioral skills required in their positions.
    We will work closely with you to understand and identify the specific skills that your individual contributors need to master. Then build the program that will best address and develop those skills within the context of your organizational culture, vision and strategy.
    Through the use of Everything DiSC® solutions, all our Workforce Development Programs will take participants through a dual journey:
    - A journey of self-awareness about who they are
    - A journey of reflection about the people whom they work with
    The Everything DiSC® solutions we may utilize in our Workforce Development Programs include Everything DiSC Workplace ®, Everything DiSC® Productive Conflict, Everything DiSC Sales®

  • Everything DiSC® Products and Solutions for Trainers, Consultants, Coaches, Managers

    Create or enhance your own L&D Initiatives with the power of Everything DiSC®
    As an Everything DiSC® Authorized Partner, Connect Learning and Development not only uses these solutions in its own training programs, but also acts as a one-stop shop for those who prefer to purchase and use these tools to create or enhance their own learning & development offerings. The simple yet powerful tools may be used in a wide number of your services ranging from leadership workshops, team development projects to individual coaching sessions.
    Connect Learning & Development sees its role as an Authorized Partner, not just as a distributor, but as a trusted advisor and guide to ensure its clients are fully up to scale in their use of Everything DiSC® solutions. Connect Learning & Development will provide guidance on every step of your journey; starting from the process of choosing the solution that best meets your need, to facilitation tips, to helping you interpret and de-brief profile results.

Facilitator Accreditation

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The Five Behaviors Of A Cohesive Team™

Powered by Everything DiSC®

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

  • April 19 – May 27, 2018

    Thursday live sessions begin April 26, 2018
  • July 16 – August 23, 2018

    Monday live sessions begin July 23, 2018
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

  • Leadership & Management Development
  • Team Development
  • Workforce Development
  • Training Delivery & Facilitation
  • Competency-Based Behavioral Interviewing
  • Competency-Based Performance Management
  • Assessment / Development Center Design and Delivery
  • 360 Performance Feedback for Leaders
  • Competency Model Design & Training
  • Change Management Training
  • 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!