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Co-Creating Cohesive Teams to Meet Your Business and People Goals

Do you want more effective execution of goals and strategy? Do you want to increase innovative ideas, quality decison making and commitment? Need a solution to build productive interactions on your teams? If so, Illuminated Consulting LLC and Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® powered byEverything DiSC® can support you achieving those goals and overcome workplace challenges through effective team work. We bring 20 years of experience as a proud authorized partner of Wiley Everything DiSC® and The Five Behaviors™ .
We can help you identify needs, explore options, and co-create The Five Behaviors™ solution that is tailored to you.

Illuminated has partnered with organizations on designing productve teams,developing desired culture and values, and implementing strategic changes across a variety of sectors, functions, and cultures. A seasoned leadeship and team coach and team development facilitator, trusted advisor, and program manager with the agility to operate in a rapidly changing, virtual environment Marilyn is an authentic and experienced partner to leaders and teams. She has lived and worked in Middle East, Canada, Africa, and Australia and is now based in San Francisco Bay Area.
Working at the individual, team, and organizational levels she is known for her ability to develop trusted relationships, to facilitate powerful conversations that go beyond the templates and tools to clarify and to unlock solutions and potential for the team and individual.
Marilyn is an ICF (International Coach Federation) accredited ICF PCC (Professional Certified Coach) coach with over 4000 coaching hours, Masters of Science in Organization Development (MSOD), Applied Behavioral Science certification and Bachelor of Education, Marilyn brings both industry standard professional rigor and practical experience to her team development and coaching relationships, her training/ development programs, and her broader organization development consulting.


  • Optimize Productivity thru Increasing Team Cohesion

    Based on the work of Patrick Lencioni’s international best-seller The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® Powered by Everything DiSC® helps teams apply The Five Behaviors™ model of Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results to drive team effectiveness and productivity. The program uses Everything DiSC, a tool that helps build effective team communication and relationships, to help participants understand their individual DiSC® style and discover how each style brings value to the team.

    The program includes:
    Flexible Facilitation: 7 modules
    Individual Profiles
    Podcasts, online resources, and a research report
    Follow Up Progress Reports


    Patrick Lencioni on Teamwork
    Role of Trust in Building Cohesive Teams
    From a Fractured Team to Solid 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

  • October 05 – November 09, 2022

    The Five Behaviors® Facilitator Accreditation-Clients: OCT 5 (2 PM Chicago/8 PM London)
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Featured Skills

  • Team Design and Development/Facilitation;Cross-Functional Team Effectiveness
  • Action Learning in Teams
  • Productive Conflict within and across Teams
  • Team Trust
  • Organization Design and Implementation
  • People and Culture Program Management including Competency and Succession Programs
  • Strategic Planning
  • Aligning Values to Strategy


  • PCC certification
  • Intergral Coaching Canada Associate Coach
  • Everything DiSC Partner
  • Five Behaviors Partner
  • Team Trust
  • International Profiler
  • CTI coaching
  • Everything DiSC certification