The InterStrength® Explorers

How We Do What We Do and Why We Do What We Do are the only on-line self-discovery processes for the powerful Interstrength models of individual differences. The Interstrength® models of understanding personality differences provide a common language for understanding our natural diversity.

These web-based, interactive self-discovery programs are the result of over 17 years of research and testing and 25 years of organizational consulting, team development, and individual coaching experience. The highly engaging interactive programs contain the best of the very popular Understanding Yourself and Others: An Introduction to Interaction Styles 2.0 and Understanding Yourself and Others: An Introduction to the 4 Temperaments 4.0How We Do What We Do/Introductory Video  (Click here for introductory video.)

In How We do What We Do, the Berens Interaction Styles model provides you with insightful and useful information about how you are naturally inclined to interact and influence others. Once you are aware of your natural, automatic tendencies, you can consciously choose to be more flexible and therefore more effective in your communications. Interaction Styles provides easily recognizable information about how people interact, how they make decisions, and how they function effectively in teams.  This model identifies powerful drives and underlying beliefs that help develop rapport and strengthen collaboration with business partners and on teams.

When you actively engage in the Interaction Style Self-Discovery Process and explore the concepts presented in How We Do What We Do, you will…

  • Learn more about yourself than you would ever have thought possible—the drives, core beliefs and aims that power your interactions
  • Discover your own natural decision making style
  • Identify your natural communication tendencies and how they may be at the root of major conflicts in your life
  • Recognize new ways to develop rapport with others

In Why We Do What We Do the Temperament model provides you with insightful and useful information about what really motives you and your natural talents. Once you are aware of your natural, automatic tendencies, you can consciously choose to be more flexible and therefore more effective in your life and communications. An understanding of Temperament gives you profound insights into people’s deep motivations, core psychological needs, core values, talents and communication patterns. It provides a map to different perspectives and approaches to problem solving, creativity and communication.

When you actively engage in the Temperament Self-Discovery Process and explore the concepts presented in Why We Do What We Do, you will…

  • Learn more about yourself than you would ever have thought possible—your core needs and values and your talents
  • Discover your natural approach to problem solving based on your preferred skill sets
  • Identify the language you tend to use even when it isn’t the best for the situation
  • Identify the role approach you prefer when working with others
  • Recognize new ways to strengthen relationships with others

How We Do What We Do and Why We Do What We Do simulate our leading workshop programs and provide access to the wealth of knowledge accumulated since 1992 when our expert teaching faculty began delivering these programs.

They are designed to enhance self-leadership and communication skills essential in any setting. Individuals who have experienced the powerful Interstrength® Self Discovery Process report increased self-awareness, self-esteem, and empowerment to fulfill their potential in their careers and in their work contexts. They become fully engaged employees who have a language to defuse conflict, shift their energy to get desired results, and be more empowered in engaging their natural talents to not only get their own needs met, but to serve the organization.

These on-demand web-based tools walk you through the self-discovery experience step-by-step in 60 – 90 minutes each depending on your learning style. You can log in and out any number of times over the duration of the subscription. At the end you will have a portrait of your preferred Temperament and Interaction Style and methods that you can use as you communicate and interact with others.

A free demo or licenses to purchase these tools are available through CogBooks Ltd.™