Inspiring People with Practical Solutions for Positive Change

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About Us

Inspiring Solutions Team
Meet our inspiring team: Michele Matt, CSP, Stephanie Stranko, Dana Annear

Today’s businesses require both strategic leaders and motivated employees. They need hands-on tools and simple strategies to address complex situations. Since 1984, Michele Matt, CSP has inspired thousands of people each year throughout the world…providing them with practical solutions for positive change – to get R.E.A.L. through Results, Engagement, Accountability and Leadership.

Since 1991, Inspiring Solutions has been an award winning Authorized Partner with Wiley Publishing to bring you The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™, DiSC® Classic, Everything DiSC® and many more products Wiley has to offer. Professional speaker, corporate consultant, and bestselling author Michele Matt is a dynamic and highly effective presenter. Since 1989, Michele has specialized in the healthcare, insurance, banking and a variety of service industries.

She has provided leadership for the National Speakers Association and the Association for Talent Development. Michele is a Certified Speaking Professional, a designation earned by fewer than 10% of professional speakers worldwide.

Stephanie has been working with Inspiring Solutions behind the scenes since 2012. In 2016, Stephanie took on the full-time role of Solutions Specialist with Inspiring Solutions. Stephanie is a Certified Facilitator of Everything DiSC and Everything DiSC Workplace.

In 2016, Dana Annear became as a Solutions Specialist with Inspiring Solutions, she has a strong desire to make a positive impact on people and their lives. Dana is a Certified Facilitator for Everything DiSC and Everything DiSC Workplace.

For the past 25 years, Dana has focused her career on exceptional customer service and marketing.

Testimonials for Inspiring Solutions

  • I wanted to take the time to thank you for your presentation yesterday. Through all our conversations and revisions at the 11th hour, I feel a valuable program was delivered. According to the evaluation forms, all participants rated the experience as excellent. People enjoyed the interaction and did not feel they were being talked at, they had fun!

    M. CampbellHolmes Murphy & Associates
  • I have just finished a detailed review of a job applicant that I ran through both the Everything DISC “workplace” and “sales” profiling process. Wow what a huge leap up in detail and data over the standard DISC 2.0 reports. A very impressive upgrade and well worth the extra money per report.

    Gerry L. Wiebe-CSPC
  • Working with your organization has made my job easier. I know I can count on a friendly voice to answer my questions, on-time delivery of materials ordered, and volume discounts in short a professional organization that conveys a concern for the customer.

    Stephanie B.

Solutions

  • PXT Select™: Hiring Made Simpler & Smarter - Consultation

    Experience a NEW unique selection assessment that can match people with positions in which they’ll perform well and enjoy what they do! PXT Select™ will be a real game-changer to help organizations:
    - Get a clear picture of candidate’s thinking style, behaviors, and interests.
    - Match the candidate’s talents against an expanding library of job functions.
    - Interview with confidence, using tailored questions based on a candidate’s assessment results.
    - Identify ways to enhance performance and maximize an individual’s contribution.
    - Reduce turnover and boost employee engagement!

  • Everything DiSC® Profiles - Training

    Everything DiSC® profiles use the third-generation of the DiSC® assessment - a research-validating learning model - to create a highly personalized learner experience. Each profile is topic-specific, with in-depth information, including tips, strategies, and action plans to help learners become more effective. All Everything DiSC profiles include access to unlimited free follow-up reports. Everything DiSC helps you build more effective working relationships based on an understanding of different behavioral styles. Each topic platform comes with it's own customized facilitation program.
    - Everything DiSC 363® for Leaders
    - Everything DiSC® Management
    - Everything DiSC® Sales
    - Everything DiSC Workplace®
    - Everything DiSC Work of Leaders®

  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ - Keynote or Training

    How do you help your team do better? Bringing together everyone’s personalities and preference to form a cohesive, productive team takes work, but the payoff can be huge – for individuals, the team and the organization. This process is as unique as your own team. It’s an assessment-based learning experience grounded in the model described in The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, an internationally best-selling leadership fable by Patrick Lencioni. Through 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 Everything DiSC®, a model that helps individuals to understand themselves and others better. Using these results, participants will be able to create a better, stronger team.

  • Let's F.A.C.E. it: You Are in $ales - Keynote or Training

    Are you in sales? Regardless of your position, everyone is in sales. You sell yourself, you sell your ideas, and you sell your company’s brand and products. This customer-focused sales training program is appropriate for face-to-face as well as over-the-phone situations with customers.

    During this program, you will learn how to:
    • Understand your DiSC® style
    • Recognize and understand customer buying styles
    • Adapt your sales style to your customer’s buying style

    Each participant will complete the NEW Everything
    DiSC Sales Profile® to learn how to connect better
    with customers based upon these eight priorities and
    preferences:
    • Action
    • Enthusiasm
    • Relationships
    • Sincerity
    • Dependability
    • Quality
    • Competency
    • Results

  • Taking Time to Manage Your Time - Keynote or Training

    Too much to do and not enough time to get it all done? Basic to managing individual and organizational performance, setting priorities and managing time effectively is key. This program develops a strategy designed to address individual needs for meeting the daily challenge of managing professional and personal responsibilities.

    After participating in this program, you will be able to:
    • Discover your time management strengths
    • Develop new skills for improved performance and efficiency
    • Focus on your priorities
    • Increase your productivity at work and at home
    • Get more done with less stress

  • Staying Positive in a Negative World - Keynote or Training

    It is believed that your ATTITUDE, not your APTITUDE, determines your ALTITUDE in life. Experience an inspiring program done as a keynote presentation or hands-on program that has delighted audiences throughout the country. By participating in this program, you will discover how influential your attitude is to your happiness, success, and the results you get on the job, in your career, and with other people at work and at home.

  • Strategic Planning Pro-treat - Consultation

    A recent Gallup Poll survey sited U.S. executives consistently spend 39% of their time strategic thinking and planning. Strategic planning challenges leaders to learn from the past and assess current situations to plan for future success. During our pro-treat, leaders within an organization participate in an organized process to
    make decisions on strategies for moving forward and operating pro-actively for future success. To help with the successful implementation of the plan, quarterly reviews are held to discuss progress and results made on achieving the organization’s goals.

  • Inspirational Leadership™ Series

    This highly participative, leader-centered curriculum provides a solid, consistent set of essential skills to engage and inspire today’s workforce, while managing a culture for Service Excellence. Each training module is four hours of instructor-led education along with pre-work and assignments to transfer the application of the knowledge to their immediate position. This certification will develop and enhance the effectiveness of both new and experienced leaders while strengthening the overall leadership team.

  • Bad Apples™: Coaching Difficult People & Attitudes - Training or Keynote

    Are you working with, serving, or even living with someone who has a bad attitude? Like the cliché “One bad apple spoils the whole bunch”, one person with a bad attitude can have a negative impact on the entire team! Just being
    around someone who complains, whines, or just doesn’t do or say anything can cause people to feel frustrated, angry, or even helpless. In fact, studies show that 68% of people (employees and customers) quit or leave a company because of one employee’s bad attitude. Bad attitudes in the workplace can deteriorate morale, lower productivity, and increase costs. It doesn’t take much for a co-worker, manager, or customer to feel the negative effects from someone with a bad attitude.

Featured Skills

  • Employee Hiring & Coaching
  • Leadership Development
  • Team Development
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Sales & Customer Service Training
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Strategic Planning
  • Attitude in the Workplace Certification
  • Inspiring People
    • March
    • Hired As sales manager
    • Great resume
    • Impressive background
    • Interviewed extremely well
    • Seemed like a good team player
    • July
    • Discovered
    • Prefers working alone
    • Isn't concerned with performance of others
    • Slow and inaccurate working with numbers and data
    • March
    • Hired As sales manager
    • Great resume
    • Impressive background
    • Interviewed extremely well
    • Seemed like a good team player
    • July
    • Discovered
    • Prefers working alone
    • Isn't concerned with performance of others
    • Slow and inaccurate working with numbers and data
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Credentials

  • PXT Select Authorized Partner Logo
  • Everything DiSC Authorized Partner Logo
  • Five Behaviors of Cohesive Team Auth Partner
  • ATD logo
  • NSA
  • Attitudes Logo