Over the past few weeks, we’ve discussed how the DiSC assessment works and what information it conveys. The DISC assessment is a powerful tool for understanding ourselves and our own strengths and weaknesses. (If you haven’t taken it yet, you can get your own personality profile instantly!) When we know our own personality styles, we can better ask… Read more »
Posts Tagged: DISC Personality Styles
As we discussed last time, I decided to take the DiSC (and you can too!) to learn exactly what’s involved in the profile and report. I learned that I am primarily a Steady (or “S”) personality type, which I guessed, but also that I have a strong Conscientious streak that can impact how I view my work. Depending… Read more »
Having researched and written about the DISC assessment for quite some time, I felt pretty confident in my understanding of the assessment’s four personality types: Dominant, Influential, Steady, and Conscientious. And in writing about the different types in detail, I felt pretty confident that I was an “S”: a bit slower paced, but prioritizing relationship-building over… Read more »
We’re back this week with the two remaining dimensions in the DiSC profile. This guide is designed to help explain the DiSC personality styles to companies and individuals who are interested in taking the plunge but aren’t sure yet if they’re ready. The DiSC is the cornerstone of many of our programs at EDSI, and we’ve… Read more »
Welcome to our blog series, Inside the DiSC Dimensions! This series is designed to give readers an idea of what sort of results you might expect from taking the DISC assessment, either as part of an employee development program like Increasing Personal Effectiveness, or on your own for self-improvement in your work and personal life…. Read more »
The DiSC assessment is one of the best ways that we can understand our unique personalities and motivations and those of the people with whom we interact. This detailed inventory reveals and explains four key personality traits, which it calls “dimensions.” According to the DiSC, personality styles are constructed by the “recipe” of these four traits… Read more »
A recent study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that only 13 percent of people are completely satisfied with their personality types. That number seems pretty low, but many of us likely have at least one element of our personalities that we wish we could change — becoming more outgoing and extroverted,… Read more »
At Employee Development Systems, Inc., many of our training and development solutions begin with the DiSC assessment. The DiSC is, at its most simple, a personality test geared toward workplace dynamics. Like many other personality tests, it’s meant to help people understand how they interact with others and how they’re likely to respond to different situations… Read more »
Do you have a cohesive leadership team? Even the phrase “leadership team” is overused today when we see little evidence of trust, collaboration or working toward a common goal. Taking the time to build a cohesive leadership team will not only separate you from the competition; it will make your organization nearly unstoppable. A cohesive… Read more »
Your personality and communication style impact how you understand conflict. When you are aware of how you handle situations -and even more- how your colleagues handle conflict, you can flex communication and conflict management styles to make more effective choices when you when you encounter or witness conflict and ensure the best outcome. Many organizations… Read more »
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