ACT Receives Highest Sales Honor


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Brian Ward
Affinity Consulting and Training
(780) 432-8182


Local Business Achieves Highest Sales Honor
Minneapolis, MN—

Wiley, the leading developer of Everything DiSC® and The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team-based corporate training and assessment-driven solutions, announced today that local business Affinity Consulting and Training was recognized as a 2014 Ruby award-winning Partner. The honor of Ruby Award is the third-highest award level—in 2014, less than 4% of Authorized Partners earned this esteemed award.

“Affinity Consulting and Training’s dedication in bringing the Everything DiSC and The Five Behaviors solutions to their clients has been an inspiration to see,” said Barry Davis, Vice President and General Manager of Wiley’s Workplace Learning Solutions Group. “Their deep product knowledge and excitement to help their clients succeed serves as a model for the professionals we seek to work with. We are excited to continue our partnership with Affinity Consulting and Training and are honored to have them as an Authorized Partner.”

About Affinity Consulting and Training (ACT)
ACT is an independent management consulting and training organization located in Edmonton, Alberta. They work with clients across all sectors to craft and implement strategic plans, develop leadership strength, and improve team and organizational performance. They achieve this through group facilitation, executive coaching and training, team building and organizational development initiatives.

“Once again, I am proud to accept this award on behalf of ACT and our clients, without whom we would not have achieved this level.” said Brian Ward, CEO of ACT. “Our clients are the ones who, day in and day out, push the boundaries on leadership, collaboration and teamwork. We are honored to be partners with them on their journeys. Wiley Workplace Learning Solutions provide world class support to us, and we are excited to partner with them.”

About Everything DiSC
Everything DiSC is the leading suite of DiSC®-based corporate training and assessment solutions. These advanced applications combine online assessment, classroom facilitation, and post-training follow-up to create powerful, personalized workplace development experiences. With a global network of nearly 1,800 independent Partners, Everything DiSC solution-focused products are used in thousands of organizations, including major government agencies and Fortune 500 companies.

About The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is the result of the partnership between Wiley Workplace Learning Solutions and best–selling author Patrick Lencioni. The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team creates a learning experience that helps individuals and organizations reveal what it takes to build a truly cohesive and effective team in the most approachable, competent, and effective way possible. Powered by Everything DiSC® to bring together everyone’s personalities and preferences, the Five Behaviors guides teams through the hard work and huge payoff of forming a cohesive, productive team.

About Wiley’s Workplace Learning Solutions Community
Wiley’s professional development business creates products and services to help people become more effective in the workplace and achieve career success. We bring the ideas and best practices of thought leaders to life—serving workplace communities worldwide.

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