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Uniquely, T.A.L.K. Associates provides learning and development support for 21st Century leaders that concentrates on the direction of their efforts with multilevel consistency.

Positive direction Communication Skills – Moving forward and improving forward

Positive Direction Presentation Skills – Building Value to Accelerate Progress

Leadership ESPEverybody on the Same Page with Excellence on the Same Page

Behavioral, thinking and decision-making styles in a positive direction

Silent Mentor Leadership – Supporting and encouraging everyone’s performance in a positive direction

If you are a leader or assigned as a leader, then you have a responsibility to manage and influence human activity for the accurate and successful delivery of products or services.


Effective leaders enable an environment that brings out everyone’s best performance.


Leaders and leadership teams from the front line supervisor to the CEO expand levels of mastery for Organizational Unity of Effort, Relationships, Performance and Morale, all to work together in a positive direction. Sustain direct connections to customer satisfaction and bottom line success.

Identify and use your direction of excellence as a leader

Identify, use and develop the direction of excellence of your team, group or organization

Identify and use your behavior style(s) most effectively

Maximize your effectiveness as a Team Member

Enable an environment in which Relationships, Performance and Morale (the human activity) work together

The Manual is a comprehensive, universal guide for using the Unity of Effort framework effectively. The appendix includes a full version of the book Your Positive Direction NOW by J. Bert Freeman.

 Introducing Everything DiSC® Work of Leaders



Everything DiSC® Work of Leaders is classroom training that uses online pre-work, engaging facilitation with contemporary video, and online follow-up to create a personalized learning experience. Based on best practices, Work of Leaders connects to real-world demands, generating powerful conversations that provide a clear path for action.


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Everything DiSC Work of Leaders approaches leadership as a one-to-many relationship, as opposed to the one-to-one relationship explored in Everything DiSC Management. It focuses on tangible steps directed at leading a group or organization toward desired outcomes.

Using the framework of Vision, Alignment, and Execution, Work of Leaders encourages leaders to understand their own leadership behaviors and how they impact their effectiveness. Rich, compelling narrative adds depth to the data and strong visuals support the learning process by illustrating key messages.



Result of four-year research and development effort

Analyzed and distilled the work of prominent leadership researchers

Input from more than 300 subject matter experts at over 150 organizations

Identified leadership best practices


Exemplary Combinations for 21st Century Leadership


Using the flexibility of Inscape Publishing assessment products and processes and authentic whole-brain positive direction skills and approaches every leader can discover next levels of excellence in multilevel leadership consistency in the 21st Century.


Our learning and development partners in association with T.A.L.K. Associates provide the support that your leaders need to enable a workplace at every level to meet or exceed customer requirements and expectations. Using Everything DiSCÒ you connect behavioral styles and continuous improvement to Unity of Effort practices and Positive Direction Communication Skills.

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Leadership ESP

(Excellence on the Same Page):

Core Leadership Session


Increase your readiness for knowing how to get ESP in your organization: Everybody on the Same Page with Excellence on the Same Page. Completing this session expands your ability to be a part of the source for multilevel leadership consistency.

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Unity of Effort in a Positive Direction

Performance Development Manual

Organizational ESP (Excellence on the Same Page)

by J. Bert Freeman          


Through the power of direction and real-time application, you learn to use and establish the framework that unifies your organization. The “Unity of Effort in a Positive Direction” framework (Unity of Effort framework) is designed to make it easier for the effectiveness, efficiency and execution of everyone’s efforts to function in the same direction – everyone’s ‘Excellence on the Same Page’ (ESP) in the direction of the customer.

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