Dawn’s Latest Certifications

Dawn Abbott has been awarded the following certifications; 

  • Certified DiSC Facilitator & Authorized Partner 
  • Certified 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Facilitator and Authorized Partner 

PRESS RELEASE Contact Information: Dawn C. Abbott Colorado Teambuilding Events, Inc. 303-261-1821 Dawn@coloradoteambuildingevents.comFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASELocal Consultant Achieves Accreditation in Specialized Workplace Learning Solution Denver, Colorado – July 26th, 2016 Dawn Abbott of Colorado Teambuilding Events, Inc. has successfully completed the required coursework and examination for The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Facilitator Accreditation. This two-year accreditation signifies that Dawn offers expertise in delivering The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team program and is dedicated to helping clients clearly define and develop teamwork—the single most untapped competitive advantage.  
Wiley and New York Times best-selling author Patrick Lencioni, the leading developers of The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team program, recognize Colorado Teambuilding Events, Inc. for their initiative to deepen their product knowledge and increase their confidence in effectively delivering this proven workplace learning solution.  
“Highly skilled and engaging facilitators are essential to organizational learning,” said Barry Davis, Vice President and General Manager of Wiley’s Workplace Learning Solutions Group. “Dawn Abbott and Colorado Teambuilding Events, Inc.’s strategic decision to earn Facilitator Accreditation demonstrates your commitment to improve people’s lives at work and beyond.” 
About Dawn Abbott and Colorado Teambuilding Events, Inc. Dawn Abbott, CSEP is the owner & the chief creative officer of Colorado Teambuilding Events. Dawn has been a part of the special event industry for longer than she can remember. Growing up in Aspen, Colorado her Father was Food & Beverage Manager of a major hotel and a Master Chef. Her mother owned a catering company. The event business and the entrepreneurial spirit was instilled in Dawn her entire life. 
Dawn Abbott, CSEP served for 2 years as the Western Regional Vice-President for The International Live Events Association managing 13 Chapter Board of Directors in the western US. She served 6 years on the ILEA Denver Board of Directors. In 2012 she was inducted into the ILEA Hall of Fame as well as Colorado Meeting and Events Magazine Hall of Fame. Dawn has also served on the Meetings Industry Council Board, the Denver Small Business Development Center advisory board and The Colorado Meetings and Events magazine Advisory Board.  
Dawn has grown her small business from a tiny start up out of her home to a multi-office, 12,000 square foot warehouse and showroom with 20+ employees and multi – million dollar revenues. She credits her lack of creativity but very strong skills in business planning and logistics for her success. Dawn has realized that she has a calling to make an impact on the world. After having started a family and business with her husband at the age of 21 years old she spent the next 21 years being a wife, mother of two boys, business owner/manager and leader in her family, business, community and life. The Abbotts were a pretty rock solid family that worked hard, played hard, and took care of people and the life around them. Things changed in May of 2013 with the accidental blessing of a baby girl when the boys were 18 & 21 years old. Dawn accepted the fact that she would never have an empty nest and embraced the idea that she would be starting over to raise a new a baby when, she was just finishing raising the first two. Then life really took a dramatic turn when Dawn’s husband of 22 years died in a tragic and traumatic accident while the family was on vacation and the new baby was 3 months old. Dawn did not fall apart, but rather embraced life with a new zest and a changed perspective that gave her strength, gratitude, and a desire to awaken joy, hope and a positive attitude in the world. Her experience in business, building her own team, and in life has given Dawn the passion to create the number one competitive advantage in business for other companies. This advantage being cohesive teams where everyone is dedicated to results with positivity and authenticity. Dawn is a certified DiSC Facilitator, Certified Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Facilitator, Gallup Strengths Coach, and avid researcher of people, teams, productivity, success, and being at your highest and best at all times. 
Dawn believes that a cohesive team full of people who know their strengths and feel relevance is the number one competitive advantage in today’s business world. Dawn is a certified and accredited DiSC facilitator in addition to her accreditation of the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team. She now works with corporations including Ritz-Carlton, Liberty Global, Anadarko, Centura Health, KPMG, Davita, & many more to empower better leaders, create cohesive teams and produce fun bonding experiences. 
About The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is the result of the partnership between Wiley 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 collaborative and productive team in the most approachable, competent, and effective way possible. Powered by Everything DiSC® to understand everyone’s priorities 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 Group Wiley’s professional development business creates products and services that 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.