Plaid is committed to identifying behavioral patterns and root-cause issues and achieving measurable results in partnership with our clients.  We use peer-reviewed research and proven best practices in the fields of individual and organizational learning and development and leadership development to create and facilitate our programs.  The Birkman Method® is the primary assessment tool used by Plaid.

While assessment is the first step in any training and development initiative, Plaid partners with our clients to determine the best strategy to suit individual and organizational needs.

Assessment

Assessment Assessment is used as a cornerstone of Plaid’s work.  Plaid’s use of assessment assures clients that decisions are made for the right reasons.  Decision-making in organizations can be tricky — having tangible information on that table r...

Personal Development

Personal Development On an individual level “Being. Better.” involves individuals becoming self-aware and committing to personal growth and development. Individual development contributes to organizational health.  Workshops Maximizing Rela...

Organizational Development

Organizational Development On an organizational level "Being. Better." involves organizations being true to organizational culture and focus in order to achieve and maintain optimal performance. Workshops Bystander Intervention Mental...

Team Building

Team Building & Team Development What is a Team Building Program? A good team building program is just that—an actual program which looks at team development as not just a one-time event. Team development is directly related to understanding th...

Leadership Development

Leadership Development Plaid's leadership programs tie together individual and organizational development to optimize the overall environment by: Foster Leadership that Inspires Leading is about connecting with people, not just setting...

Culture Development

Culture Development Understanding self and organizational values and dynamics allows individuals to address cultural systems that can either enhance organizational success.  Programs PlaidLEAP ACE

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning Strategic Planning. Strategic Learning. Strategic Planning is the process an organization uses to define its strategy, or direction, and make decisions on allocating resources to pursue this strategy. While strategy has many definitions,...

Instructional Design

Instructional Design The Importance of Instructional Design Designing effective educational curriculum requires a true understanding of not only the course content, but also the different learning styles the participants possess. The days of publishing...

Learning Management System

Learning Management System A Cloud Based Learning Provider Plaid’s E-Learning capabilities combine the flexibility of a custom web application wit h the scalability of a cloud-based learning provider. Our Learning Management System platform a...

Legal Consulting

Legal Consulting Plaid offers legal consulting in the areas of individual and organizational development as well as higher education.  With experience in both the non-profit sector as well as higher education, Plaid provides expertise in both ...