Driving Team Effectiveness

Great coaches know their best work happens when they understand their clients at a deep, personal level. TotalSDI unlocks and simplifies the mysteries of personal motivations, so you can go beyond the surface with your clients and effectively help them understand who they are, how others see them, and ultimately, how they lead and work with others. With an understanding that goes to the “why” of their relationships, they can contribute more effectively to their teams and exponentially improve performance.

As a TotalSDI certified partner, you’ll understand what really matters to your clients, and that can make all the difference as you develop better leaders and more effective teams.

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Become a Partner

As a certified partner, you’re qualified to purchase, administer, and debrief the TotalSDI suite of tools. You’ll have the skills, resources, and state-of-the-art tools you need to help your clients develop their leadership skills, build stronger teams, and more effectively deal with conflict using TotalSDI as the embedded assessment inside your custom program. These assessments are offered exclusively through our certified partners, so certification is the only way to access these robust and powerful tools.

Get Certified in TotalSDI

Our two-day certification process provides you with access to the entire suite of TotalSDI tools – including self-assessments, feedback assessments, and expectations assessments. You’ll learn from experts and apply what you learn during the training so that you’ll be prepared to deliver the assessments, analyze the results, and put them to the best use for your clients. Certification is required for access to the materials, so get certified at the next available session.

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The TotalSDI Difference: Reap the Benefits

When your clients benefit, you win. So here are some ways the organizations you work with can benefit when you use TotalSDI assessments.

  • They can see the “why.”
    It provides the most accurate snapshot of who they are – their personal system of motives that drives their behaviors.
  • They learn to honor differences.
    It offers insight into the unique ways they value different strengths and how they interpret the actions of others.
  • They can depersonalize conflict.
    It’s a non-threatening method for effectively dealing with conflict.
  • They can apply what they learn.
    It’s not just good in theory, it works in practice. TotalSDI assessments include practical ways to recognize and communicate with different motivational styles.
  • It’s memorable.
    It creates a common language for understanding and discussing motives and relationships by using easy to remember illustrations, terms, and colors.
  • It paints a team portrait.
    Team results show up in one easy to understand graphic.

Get Outside the Box

When it comes to TotalSDI, the triangle provides the perfect way to illustrate the results from a powerful and meaningful tool that’s distinct from other assessments. How so?

  1. It breaks away from the norm.
    The people you work with in organizations aren’t pigeonholed in a particular box. Instead, they will see their results represented as an arrow that indicates how frequently they are motivated by a concern for people (blue), performance (red), and process (green).
  2. It covers two conditions.
    The SDI shows the degree and the nature of changes when things are going well and when there is a conflict.
  3. It’s all about interactions.
    When teams use the SDI, it creates a picture of personalities that makes it easier for everyone to understand the results, talk about them, and learn from them.

A System for Your System

Your expertise and TotalSDI’s tools provide a powerful combination for taking a system’s view of people and organizations. As a TotalSDI certified partner, you can match our unique tools and techniques to the unique problems and opportunities you face. By developing a deeper understanding of your clients and how what matters influences their interactions and decisions – when things are going well and when they’re navigating conflict — you can tailor your programs to their specific needs.

Our reliable and validated self-assessments help you develop more productive cultures and more collaborative teams. And our interpersonal assessments improve individual skills and relationships through coaching on expectations and feedback. The data and insights from these assessments and other tools allow you to build game-changing organizational development programs and develop the specific skills in people that create high-performing individuals and highly effective teams.

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Become a Partner

As a certified partner, you’re qualified to purchase, administer, and debrief the TotalSDI suite of tools. You’ll have the skills, resources, and state-of-the-art tools you need to help your clients develop their leadership skills, build stronger teams, and more effectively deal with conflict using TotalSDI as the embedded assessment inside your custom program. These assessments are offered exclusively through our certified partners, so certification is the only way to access these robust and powerful tools.

Get Certified in TotalSDI

Our two-day certification process provides you with access to the entire suite of TotalSDI tools – including self-assessments, feedback assessments, and expectations assessments. You’ll learn from experts and apply what you learn during the training so that you’ll be prepared to deliver the assessments, analyze the results, and put them to the best use for your clients. Certification is required for access to the materials, so get certified at the next available session.

Learn More

The TotalSDI Difference: Reap the Benefits

When your clients benefit, you win. So here are some ways the organizations you work with can benefit when you use TotalSDI assessments.

  • They can see the “why.”
    It provides the most accurate snapshot of who they are – their personal system of motives that drives their behaviors.
  • They learn to honor differences.
    It offers insight into the unique ways they value different strengths and how they interpret the actions of others.
  • They can depersonalize conflict.
    It’s a non-threatening method for effectively dealing with conflict.
  • They can apply what they learn.
    It’s not just good in theory, it works in practice. TotalSDI assessments include practical ways to recognize and communicate with different motivational styles.
  • It’s memorable.
    It creates a common language for understanding and discussing motives and relationships by using easy to remember illustrations, terms, and colors.
  • It paints a team portrait.
    Team results show up in one easy to understand graphic.

Get Outside the Box

When it comes to TotalSDI, the triangle provides the perfect way to illustrate the results from a powerful and meaningful tool that’s distinct from other assessments. How so?

  1. It breaks away from the norm.
    The people you work with in organizations aren’t pigeonholed in a particular box. Instead, they will see their results represented as an arrow that indicates how frequently they are motivated by a concern for people (blue), performance (red), and process (green).
  2. It covers two conditions.
    The SDI shows the degree and the nature of changes when things are going well and when there is a conflict.
  3. It’s all about interactions.
    When teams use the SDI, it creates a picture of personalities that makes it easier for everyone to understand the results, talk about them, and learn from them.

Making Strengths Personal

We realize there’s no one-size-fits-all mode for organizational learning. Your clients want highly customized training. With TotalSDI integrated into your curriculum–you can deliver individual tailored training without the hassle of customization. All options are designed to increase your understanding of the TotalSDI suite of tools so you can more effectively work with your clients to help them develop the leaders and teams they need for success.

Learn More

Become a Partner

As a certified partner, you’re qualified to purchase, administer, and debrief the TotalSDI suite of tools. You’ll have the skills, resources, and state-of-the-art tools you need to help your clients develop their leadership skills, build stronger teams, and more effectively deal with conflict using TotalSDI as the embedded assessment inside your custom program. These assessments are offered exclusively through our certified partners, so certification is the only way to access these robust and powerful tools.

Get Certified in TotalSDI

Our two-day certification process provides you with access to the entire suite of TotalSDI tools – including self-assessments, feedback assessments, and expectations assessments. You’ll learn from experts and apply what you learn during the training so that you’ll be prepared to deliver the assessments, analyze the results, and put them to the best use for your clients. Certification is required for access to the materials, so get certified at the next available session.

Learn More

The TotalSDI Difference: Reap the Benefits

When your clients benefit, you win. So here are some ways the organizations you work with can benefit when you use TotalSDI assessments.

  • They can see the “why.”
    It provides the most accurate snapshot of who they are – their personal system of motives that drives their behaviors.
  • They learn to honor differences.
    It offers insight into the unique ways they value different strengths and how they interpret the actions of others.
  • They can depersonalize conflict.
    It’s a non-threatening method for effectively dealing with conflict.
  • They can apply what they learn.
    It’s not just good in theory, it works in practice. TotalSDI assessments include practical ways to recognize and communicate with different motivational styles.
  • It’s memorable.
    It creates a common language for understanding and discussing motives and relationships by using easy to remember illustrations, terms, and colors.
  • It paints a team portrait.
    Team results show up in one easy to understand graphic.

Get Outside the Box

When it comes to TotalSDI, the triangle provides the perfect way to illustrate the results from a powerful and meaningful tool that’s distinct from other assessments. How so?

  1. It breaks away from the norm.
    The people you work with in organizations aren’t pigeon-holed in a particular box. Instead, they will see their results represented as an arrow that indicates how frequently they are motivated by a concern for people (blue), performance (red), and process (green).
  2. It covers two conditions.
    The SDI shows the degree and the nature of changes when things are going well and when there is a conflict.
  3. It’s all about interactions.
    When teams use the SDI, it creates a picture of personalities that makes it easier for everyone to understand the results, talk about them, and learn from them.

Unlocking Global Strengths: The 1-2-3’s of TotalSDI

4,237 Coaches, consultants, and trainers around the globe who are SDI certified
2,198,637 SDI assessments taken worldwide
26 Languages in which the SDI is published
$359,432,645,000 Dollars wasted on conflict each year