Gee Wiz LLC

Team Development Solutions That Make You Say WOW!

About Us

Shelley Gaynes
Shelley Gaynes, MBA, Founder of Gee Wiz, LLC

Shelley Gaynes is the founder of Gee Wiz, LLC – a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBENC). She works with a wide range of clients including Fortune 100 companies, government agencies, non-profit organizations, start-ups, small business owners, and individuals.

Over twenty-five years of experience in sales, marketing, management, training, and coaching along with a track record of success, excellent communications skills, and high energy, makes Shelley a dynamic resource.

She is highly skilled at:
• coaching for improved performance & results,
• course facilitation in the classroom as well as via Adobe Connect and WebEx,
• interpreting a wide variety of assessments, including Everything DiSC® and Five Behaviors of a
Cohesive Team™,
• creating dynamic coaching and training materials, and
• consulting with organizations on training effectiveness and sustainability.

She is an ACC Certified Coach – an elite coaching credential awarded by the International Coach Federation (ICF). Shelley also holds the advanced Corporate Coach U Graduate (CCUG) designation. She is an award-winning Authorized Partner for Wiley Workplace Learning . She is a past Board member of the ICF-Georgia Coach Association and a past Field Editor for ATD’s (formerly ASTD) Links newsletter.

Shelley holds an MBA from Emory University in Atlanta. She achieved this degree through the rigorous Executive MBA Program and was among the youngest “executives” to participate in the course at that time. Her Bachelor of Arts is in Psychology from Newcomb College of Tulane University in New Orleans. Also, she attended the University of Madrid, Spain, during her Junior Year of College.

Creating balance between work and personal life is a priority to Shelley. She makes time to walk her rescue dog, visits family in Colorado, bikes around Atlanta, volunteers with a variety of non-profit organizations, entertains friends, travels to places near-and-far, takes care of the many elders in her life, and enjoys the company of her husband and three children.

Testimonials for Gee Wiz

  • Over the years, Shelley has helped both our women partners and the firm's associates build their strengths around effective networking and gave them specific steps they could take to turn conversations into new business.

    Kate PearchCHIEF MARKETING AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER - MORRIS, MANNING & MARTIN, LLP
  • Shelley conducted fun, fast-paced training for our managers and corporate staff, using Everything DiSC® as a foundation. She's professional, patient and persistent, without being pushy.

    Steve LovigDirector of HR - HomeStar Financial
  • Because Shelley always delivered such honest, specific and useful feedback, everyone—from sellers and sales support to our company's VPs—trusted and respected her.

    Shelley StilesFORMER DIRECTOR OF SALES STRATEGY - COX MEDIA

Solutions

  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® Powered by Everything DiSC®

    The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Powered by Everything DiSC® helps teams understand how to apply The Five Behaviors™ model of Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results to their work culture. By utilizing Everything DiSC, a tool that helps build effective team communication and relationships, this program allows participants to learn about their own DiSC style — D: Dominance, i: Influence, S: Steadiness, and C: Conscientiousness — and discover how each style brings value to the team.

    Videos

    An Introduction to The Five Behaviors
    Patrick Lencioni on Teamwork
  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® Powered by All Types™

    The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ has a simple goal: To facilitate a learning experience that helps professionals and their organizations discover what it takes to build a truly cohesive and effective team. The Five Behaviors™ profile, which provides both individual and team feedback, is grounded in the model described in The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, the internationally best-selling leadership fable by Patrick Lencioni. With this program, participants will learn how, as a team, they score on the key components of the model: Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results. Additionally, the program is powered by the All Types™ personality model that help individuals understand themselves and others better. Using these results, participants will be able to create a better, stronger team.

    Videos

    An Introduction to The Five Behaviors Po

Facilitator Accreditation

Choose a workplace personality assessment:

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 23 – May 28, 2019

    Tuesday live sessions begin May 7, 2019 at 2 pm 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

Showcases

Be my guest at The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team showcase. Take an in-depth look into the program’s organizational impact and experience activities from the program. You’ll also receive an ebook of The Five Dysfunctions of Team. Select a city below to learn more.
 

Featured Skills

  • Team Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Management Development
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • High Potential Leadership
  • Motivation & Engagement
  • Sales & Negotiation
  • Train-the-Trainer
  • 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

  • Associate Certified Coach
  • Women's Business Enterprise National Council
  • Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Facilitator Accredidation
  • Wiley Ruby Award Winner
  • Everything DiSC Authorized Partner
  • Everything DiSC Workplace Certification