ACCREDITED DISC PROFILING

        DISC profiling has been used since the 1920's to understand people.  Each of us is a combination of 4 basic patterns of behaviour.

 

Benefits of DISC

Organisations embracing DISC may benefit from improved communication, less misunderstanding, shorter meetings, less conflict, effective teams, more cooperation, more productivity, and improved financial performance. Key areas where DISC is particularly useful:

Business, HR Training, Consulting, Coaching Ministry Education

Developing leaders Team development

Salesforce development Customer service training

Conflict management Job and career coaching

Understanding each others communication style and preferences can lead to highly effective teams who can communicate interactively, respectfully and importantly with collaboration and teamwork

IN ADDITION DISC IS...

  • A Behavioural Language— DISC focuses on behaviour not emotions. DISC is not a clinical tool, so no doctor visits are necessary.

  • An Understandable Language— DISC uses four main dimensions and their intensities, so it is a simple language to understand and remember.

  • A Universal Language— DISC may be the only language that is truly universal.

  • A Neutral Language— DISC does not have right or wrong, good or bad styles. All styles have strengths and limitations, and all styles are uniquely positive.

  • A Practical Language— DISC can be applied to life. It has practical and useful applications in social, business, and family relationships, and is a wonderful tool for self-development.

 

 

 

DISC theory, researched by Dr. William Moulton Marston at Harvard University, is a method of identifying predictable actions and personality traits within human behavior. Marston narrowed these predictable personality traits into four DISC personality types.

More about each style

 

D = DOMINANT

  • General Characteristics:   Direct. Decisive. High Ego Strength. Problem Solver. Risk Taker. Self Starter.

  • Value to Team:   Bottom line organizer. Places value on time. Challenges the status quo. Innovative.

  • Possible Weaknesses:  Oversteps authority. Argumentative attitude. Dislikes routine. Attempts too much at once.

  • Greatest Fear:  Being taken advantage of.

  • Motivated By:  New challenges. Power and authority to take risks and make decisions. Freedom from routine and mundane tasks. Changing environments in which to work and play.

 

I = INFLUENCE

  • General Characteristics:  Enthusiastic. Trusting; Optimistic. Persuasive. Talkative. Impulsive. Emotional.

  • Value to Team:  Creative problem solver. Great encourager. Motivates others to achieve. Positive sense of humour. Negotiates conflicts; peace maker.

  • Possible Weaknesses:  More concerned with popularity than tangible results. Inattentive to detail. Overuses gestures and facial expressions. Tends to listen only when it's convenient.

  • Greatest Fear:  Rejection.

  • Motivated By:  Flattery, praise, popularity, and acceptance. A friendly environment. Freedom from many rules and regulations. Other people available to handle details.

 

S = STEADINESS

  • General Characteristics:   Good listener. Team player. Possessive. Steady. Predictable. Understanding. Friendly.

  • Value to Team: Reliable and dependable. Loyal team worker. Compliant towards authority. Good listener, patient and empathetic. Good at reconciling conflicts.

  • Possible Weaknesses: Resists change. Takes a long time to adjust to change. Holds a grudge. Sensitive to criticism. Difficulty establishing priorities.

  • Greatest Fear: Loss of security.

  • Motivated By: Recognition for loyalty and dependability. Safety and security. No sudden changes in procedure or lifestyle. Activities that can be started and finished.

 

C = COMPLIANT

  • General Characteristics:   Accurate; analytical. Conscientious; careful. Fact-finder; precise. High standards; systematic.

  • Value to Team:  Perspective: "the anchor of reality." Conscientious and even-tempered. Thorough to all activities. Defines situation; gathers, criticizes and tests information.

  • Possible Weaknesses:  Needs clear-cut boundaries for actions/relationships. Bound by procedures and methods. Gets bogged down in details. Prefers not to verbalise feelings. Will give in rather that argue.

  • Greatest Fear:  Criticism without Justification

  • Motivated By:  Standards of high quality. Limited social interaction. Detailed tasks. Logical organization of information.

Simple quick and effective , we email the Questionnaire link directly to your team member and then email the results.  We can also go through the results with you and your team member face to face via site visits or online.

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