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JULY REGIONAL WEBINAR EVENT: “Using the Extended DISC Model to Build and Manage Great Teams”

  • 26 Jul 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
  • Online


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Regional Webinar Event | Wed, July 26, 2023 | 6:00 - 7:15  PM | Online


Using the Extended DISC
Model to Build and Manage
Great Teams

Dr. Travis Kahle

Doctor of Executive Leadership

Experienced Higher Education Professional in
Innovation, Leadership, and Career Services

About This Event

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.

Kim & 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).



  • Mid NJ ATD Members – Member Benefit
  • Non Mid NJ ATD Members – $20.00

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    Mid New Jersey ATD
    P.O. Box 8567
    Princeton, NJ 08543

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