You're a D-style?! Hey, I'm a D-style too!

As a DISC trainer, people often tell me their DISC styles. So, why am I sometimes doubtful when they tell me they're a D-style?

Many of us, during our professional careers, have taken a behavioral assessment; oftentimes it's a DISC assessment. However, not all DISC assessments are the same. You should always ask yourself when reading your behavioral assessment report, 'can I trust the


Don't Let Misconceptions Cloud Your Judgment

Preconceived views about others enable us to make quicker decisions in our interactions, but can also end up clouding our judgment.

When our misguided views transition into strong biases, it can end up inhibiting our ability to interact well with others. These limiting beliefs end up clouding our judgment. We begin to view others in an overly positive or negative way. Our own behaviors


DISC Can Help Reveal Why Others Annoy You

Have you ever noticed you “click” with some people; while others annoy you?

Why is it that some people irritate us and get under our skin, while other people don’t? I'm going to challenge you to think about it. Take a minute and look around you. Is there anyone in your work setting that irritates you? What is it specifically about that person that annoys you?

Using DISC to Help Land that First Job

How can DISC help young professionals turn a job interview into a job offer?

I remember my first job was working in fast food; pretty common for a 15 year old's first shot at a paycheck, right? I'm pretty sure I got the job just by showing up for the interview; cheap labor is cheap labor! There may have been a resume, although, it would've been sparse in content. I do remember my


Extended DISC and the Healthcare Sector

Effective outcomes depend on how well we interact with our colleagues and our patients. DISC helps improve these interactions and ultimately, the outcomes.

The healthcare sector is comprised of a complex series of interactions. Critical communication is regularly exchanged between providers, staff, and patients. The cost of miscommunication is extremely high, whether it is about the


How Can DISC Prepare Your Workplace for Gen Z?

Gen Zs are entering the workforce. Are you prepared for this newest generation?

Is Gen Z Real?

We've all heard of millennials. But who is Gen Z? Well, Gen Z is the generation right after millennials. And, it may surprise you to know they have started entering the workforce. Data suggests that by 2020 this generation will outnumber the millennials. They will make up 40% of the working and

DISC: Tailored for Financial Services

Did you know….Extended DISC® Individual Assessments are the only DISC assessments in the world that can be customized to your unique needs and applications.

Today, we'll explore some of the DISC assessments available within the financial services industry.

Why have DISC assessments unique to financial services? Banks aren't anything new. In fact, the products and interest rates banks


Why Does DISC Focus on Behaviors Versus Personality?

How often have you heard people interchange personality tests with behavioral assessments? Do you know the difference?

We've all heard people say they've taken a personality or DISC assessment, but is that what they really took? There are clear differences between behavioral assessments and personality tests that we should be able to explain to our clients.


Furry, Four-legged Halloween Ghosts and Goblins

Happy Halloween! Here's a fun way to practice identifying DISC styles using our furry, four-legged, animal friends!

Halloween is upon us! We dress up to attend costume parties or hand out treats. Our kids transform into super heroes, witches, wizards, or pumpkins. Our whole family may join in, including our pooches. Let's look at DISC using our trick-or-treating pups!


Fairfax County Case Study



Fairfax County government provides many services to the community it serves. The County government provides police, fire and rescue personnel; public transportation, health clinics, recreation centers, libraries and disposal facilities. 

The Organizational Development and Training Department is responsible for delivering training to 15,000 internal customers across

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