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ATD Mid-Atlantic Webinar: "Using the Extended DISC Model to Build and Manage Great Teams”

  • July 26, 2023
  • 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
  • Virtual


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The ATD Greater Philadelphia Chapter is proud to participate in the ATD Mid-Atlantic Webinar Series. This collaboration of 8 ATD chapters (including Central PA, Greater Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Mid NJ, Northern NJ, Long Island, New York City and West Virginia) brings together the best of our networks to provide world class presenters and content. We look forward to sharing these webinars with you throughout 2023!

Building an effective team is both art and science, but it shouldn’t be a mystery. Using the Extended DISC model as a guide, Dr. Travis Kahle will explore how colleagues with different personality and behavioral tendencies can complement each other and thrive. 

Everyone has a unique personality, but years of research has shown that people generally fall into one of four primary categories- dominance (D -style), influence (I-style), steadiness (S-style), or correctness (C-style). While conflict at work is inevitable, there is a difference between healthy and destructive conflict. By acknowledging and understanding the four major personality styles, destructive conflict can often be managed or avoided altogether. 

In this workshop, participants will learn how to identify the DISC styles and how to communicate effectively with individuals in each category. Participants will also discuss how to leverage diverse personalities to build effective and productive teams.

Associated Credits: 1.25

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ATD Recertification Credits: 

ATD Mid-Atlantic Regional Webinar Programs are pre-approved through the ATD Greater Philadelphia Chapter by the ATD Certification Institute for continuing education credits towards recertification by Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) and Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) credential holders.

Speaker's Bio: 

Dr. Travis Kahle | Doctor of Executive Leadership

Dr. Travis Kahle, Doctor of Executive Leadership, is the Director of the Innovation Center at the University of Charleston, one of the leading education and resource providers for innovation in Appalachia. Travis manages the Innovation Scholar program and the i3 Innovation Showcase, the largest collegiate innovation competition in West Virginia. Previously, Travis served as the Executive Director for Career Services at West Virginia State University and Director of the Center for Career Development at the University of Charleston. Travis earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing from Indiana University and his MBA from the University of Kentucky. He obtained his Doctor of Executive Leadership from the University of Charleston, where he studied the impact of forgiveness on leadership and Positive Leadership Theory in the context of state legislatures. Travis is a certified facilitator in Lego Serious Play methodology, the EQi 2.0 emotional intelligence assessment, and the Extended DiSC behavioral assessment. He is the co-owner of 5 String Leadership, a publisher and consultancy. Travis is an avid fan of bluegrass and gospel music, and the former banjo player for the group Mountain Shadows. Travis resides in his hometown of Wayne, WV with his wife, Kim. They enjoy traveling together and share their adventures at They’re also amateur beekeepers and “fur parents” to three dogs (Jasmine, Ariel, and Belle) and three cats (Teaze, Cole, and Bandit).
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