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Experience the true meaning of teamwork with The Five Behaviors™.

About Us

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Annette Matthies is the Founder and CEO of Aspen Edge Consulting, LLC. Annette’s 25+ years of experience spans across all facets of HR management. She is passionate about her work: supporting individuals and teams through training, facilitation and leadership coaching. While working in the corporate world, Annette spent several years in key executive positions in a variety of industries including software, financial services and manufacturing. In one business, she helped them achieve the coveted Malcolm Baldrige National Quality award.

Annette has worked with small, medium and Fortune 500 companies, in a variety of industries, including the non-profit world, supporting them to develop their employees into amazing, highly engaged, inspiring leaders.

Annette describes herself as a life-long learner and continues to add new skills to her toolkit. Among those are: Leadership Challenge, Myers Briggs, 360 assessments (EQi and Social and Emotional Intelligence), FIRO B, Reddy Process, Strengths Finder 2.0, Situational Leadership® II, Leader as Coach, Introduction to Management and many more! She is also an authorized partner and certified trainer for Everything DiSC and 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team.
Annette also is expert at working with organizations on analysis and strategies to create intentional cultures with high employee engagement. She has also worked with many organizations to increase their talent management effectiveness. She also specializes in working one on one with leaders to increase their emotional intelligence and get better results.


Facilitator Accreditation

Become an Accredited Facilitator for The Five Behaviors® Team Development to unlock organizations’ untapped potential with this breakthrough program. Whether you’re a seasoned expert or new to this team development solution, this course will increase your knowledge and strengthen your Five Behaviors facilitation skills.

With The Five Behaviors® Facilitator Accreditation, you will dive deep into the Five Behaviors model and facilitation best practices. This five-week course will help you build the confidence and expertise to navigate The Five Behaviors Team Development sessions, fine-tuning your skills to deliver an effective experience for any team.

Online Program Includes:

  • Five week course plus pre-work
  • Weekly 90-minute instructor-led sessions
  • Three to four hours of self-directed online study per week
  • Final exam
  • Accreditation certificate
  • 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

The Five Behaviors offers SHRM credential-holders the opportunity to earn 19 professional development credits (PDCs) from the Society for Human Resource Management when they complete The Five Behaviors Facilitator Accreditation.

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


Upcoming Classes

  • September 03 – October 08, 2021

    Live, virtual sessions on September 10, 17, 24 and October 1 and 8 from 9 - 10:30 AM Chicago (3 - 4:30 PM London)
  • November 09 – December 14, 2021

    Live, virtual sessions on November 16, 23, 30 and December 7 and 14 from 1 - 2:30 PM Chicago (7 - 8:30 PM London)
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  • Five Behaviors Partner & Facilitator Accreditation
  • Everything DiSC Authorized Partner
  • Blanchard Partner Network Channel Partner
  • mbti Certified