The DISC is a personal assessment that is used by over 1 million people every year by companies and individuals to improve their communication, relationships, sales, productivity and more. As one of the most popular personality assessment tools, the DISC assessment is a non-judgmental tool used to determine people’s behavioral and communication differences. The DISC model helps people better understand themselves as well as adapt their behavior with others. What does DISC stand for and what do the letters mean? There are 4 distinct personality traits that the DISC identifies. Most people are a combination of 2 of types and the assessment will determine this. The 4 types below are a brief, general description of each type: 1. Dominance- The person places emphasis on accomplishment, results, the “bottom line” and has confidence. 2. Influence - The person places emphasis on influencing or persuading others, values openness and relationships. 3. Steadiness - The person places emphasis on cooperation, sincerity and dependability. 4. Conscientiousness - The person places emphasis on quality, accuracy, expertise and competency.
DISC For BusinessesDISC is used often by business owners and CEO’s to help people and teams communicate and cooperate more effectively. DISC profiles can help you and your teams: - Increase self-knowledge. - Help you understand how your respond to conflict. - Learn what causes you stress. - Discover how you solve problems. - Improve working relationships with team members. - Facilitate better teamwork. - Develop stronger sales skills by identifying and responding to customer styles. - Help managers manage more effectively by understanding the dispositions and priorities of employees and team members. This assessment tool can also measure how employees respond to rules, the working environment, other people, as well as problems and challenges. Many business owners and CEO’s use this tool to determine which behavioral traits motivate employees so that various communication styles can match these motivating factors.
Maxwell DISC Method
- Maxwell DISC Personality Indicator Report Debrief Session