Inscape Publishing Products
Inscape Publishing (formerly Carlson Learning Company) is an international publisher committed to
the development, promotion, and distribution of high-quality, easy-to-use learning instruments that help
people discover and capitalize on their strengths.
As an authorized Inscape distributor, OnTrack
Training offers the following products.
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Positive employee attitudes create positive actions toward organizational goals. Employee attitude is increasingly cited in surveys as the number one performance-related issue of companies. Adventures in Attitudes is an empowerment strategy for today's and tomorrow's workplace. It is designed to help employees understand that how they perceive and respond to events around them is their choice. It's key to establishing personal responsibility and accountability in the midst of change. And it's critical in turning passive resistance into high-energy performance.
To avoid peaks and valleys of productivity created by high stress and burnout, employees who know how to balance the urgent demands of work and personal life without sacrificing either. The Coping & Stress Profile is a unique learning instrument that connects stress and coping in four life areas - Personal, Work, Couple, and Family. Learners gain important insights into how stress in one area of life impacts other areas, how coping resources in one area can be used to decrease stress in another, and how stress, coping resources, and overall life satisfaction are closely related.
Dimensions of Leadership Profile
Collapsing organizational hierarchies and increasing workforce diversity has dramatically altered our understanding of leadership. The Dimension of Leadership Profile allows learners to explore leadership from one of three points of view - Self as leader, Another person as leader, or the need for leadership in a particular situation. The profile guides learners in their personal assessment of four broad aspects of leadership: Character, Analysis, Accomplishment, and Interaction. The profile then helps learners determine how they view twelve specific dimensions of leadership - Enthusiasm, Integrity, Self-Renewal, Courage, Perceiving, Judgment, Performing, Problem Solving, Team Building, Collaboration, Inspiring, and Serving Others.
DiSC Management Strategies
Executives, managers, supervisors, and project team leaders can all benefit from DiSC Management Strategies. This flexible, results-oriented program is designed to enhance the skills of new or seasoned individuals as they learn actual strategies for managing self, others, their job and performance.
Senior sales staff, new sales people, sales managers, telemarketers, product and sales/customer support staff will find DiSC Sales Strategies immediately applicable to day-to-day selling. This flexible, results-oriented program easily integrates with current sales processes and is designed to provide your sales staff with a consistent and practical approach to selling by using style to describe behavior.
Discovering Diversity Profile
Our increasingly diverse society is reflected in growing workforce diversity. The discovering Diversity Profile is a confidential and effective way to help employees explore diversity issues.
The profile helps people:
- Discover their personal comfort level with people different from themselves, Understand the impact of their behavior on others,
- Assess the accuracy of their knowledge about differences,
- Limit the influence of stereotypes,
- Reduce conflict,
- Transform knowledge into acceptance and empathy, and
- Embrace diversity as a source of organizational strength.
I-Sight: A Way to Understand Yourself and Others
Change, stress, insecurity, diversity, competition, relationships, performance. Sounds like a list of today's top workplace training issues, doesn't it? It isn't just working adults, however, who struggle with these everyday challenges in today's fast-paced, changing world.
Young people, too, are striving to learn, perform, communicate, and achieve, at school and in relationships with family and friends. The I-Sight instrument helps young people understand themselves and others, and cope successfully with the challenges of living and learning in today's information-driven culture.
I-Sight is designed for young people - ages twelve to eighteen. To increase I-Sight's appeal and relevancy to young people, the DiSC language of the Personal Profile System has been modified to describe the four dimensions of behavior as - Directive and Active, Interested and Lively, Steady and Cooperative, and Concerned and Correct. A brief, personal follow-up activity, "Think More About It," is featured on the back of the instrument. The activity is designed to reinforce learning and encourage young people to use their DiSC knowledge in productive ways.
Innovate With C.A.R.E. Profile
Successful team members don't do the same thing at the same time. They do the right thing at the right time. A clear understanding of individual roles, in the process of working together toward a common goal is the first step to creating high performance teams. The Innovate with C.A.R.E. Profile identifies five key roles in innovative team performance - Creator, Advancer, Refiner, Executor, and Facilitator. Using the five C.A.R.E. roles gets new teams moving forward quickly and gets current teams unstuck.
Personal Learning Insights
To be successful in today's dynamic, information-intensive world, organizations know they must encourage and support effective, lifelong learning at all levels. The Personal Learning Insights Profile is a "cognitive" learning tool that helps people identify and understand how they experience, process, organize, store, and retrieve information. The profile provides a valid, reliable framework for exploring three important aspects of cognitive learning - Learning Purpose, Learning Structure, and Learning Activity.
Personal Listening Profile
Good communication is one of the most critical skills in life. Effective listening is basic to communicating productively in both our personal and professional lives. The Personal Listening Profile helps people identify and understand the five approaches to listening - Appreciative, Empathic, Comprehensive, Discerning, and Evaluative - and their own preferred approach.
The profile helps people:
- Discover their natural approach to listening,
- Capitalize on their listening strengths,
- Learn how listening approaches impact listening effectiveness,
- Improve their ability to understand the purpose of different communications,
- Use listening approaches appropriate to the communication,
- Overcome listening barriers and reduce conflict, and
- Enhance individual and team performance.
The foundation of personal and professional excellence lies in the understanding self, understanding others, and realizing the impact of our behaviors on others. The Personal Profile System uses the DiSC Dimensions of Behavior to help people explore and understand the four primary behavioral styles - Dominance, influence, Steadiness, and Conscientiousness.
The profile can be used to help people in your organization:
- Discover behavioral strengths
- Understand and value the strengths of others
- Manage effectively • Foster teamwork
- Develop strategies to meet diverse needs • Improve communications skills
- Increase sales
- Improve customer relationships, and
- Reduce conflict and stress
Professional Service Works!
Service providers in all industries today understand that great customer service occurs when the needs of the individual customer are exceeded - not just met. Professional Service Works helps employees become aware of how their behavior affects the service they provide, and how to adapt to the needs of individual customers.
Setting priorities and managing time effectively is basic to managing individual and organizational performance. The Time Mastery Profile is a unique tool that provides people with a complete, self-directed assessment of their current time management effectiveness. Learners then use the built-in workbook as a framework to develop customized strategies for skill improvement in twelve key areas - Attitudes, Goals, Priorities, Analyzing, Planning, Scheduling, Interruptions, Meetings, Paperwork, Delegation, Procrastination, and Time Teamwork.