DISC

What’s Abd?!!
[This post is a break from the political blogging]

Ever heard of the DISC test?

DISC??? What in the world is that??

The D.I.S.C. personality report or inventory, developed by William Moulton Marston, profiles four primary behavioral styles, each with a very distinct and predictable pattern of observable behavior. Applied in corporate, business and personal situations the DISC inventory can lead to professional and personal insights. Understanding the DISC patterns has empowered millions internationally to better understand themselves and others. The results of the online disc profile report are designed to provide targeted insights and strategies for interpersonal success through more effective communication, understanding and tolerance. DISC is used for personal growth and development, training, coaching and managing of individuals, groups, teams, and organizations.
The DISC Online Profile is used as a learning tool to create rapid rapport and connection with people is fundamental in selling, managing, and leadership. Understanding behavioral styles benefits personal and professional relationships by improving communication skills and reducing conflict. Imagine being able to better understand what motivates people and being able to recognize how to effectively deal with others.
Okay.. Interesting!! So what does DISC stand for???
The DISC Profile is a nonjudgmental tool for understanding behavioral types and personality styles. It helps people explore behavior across four primary dimensions:
  • Dominance: To the point, decisive and bottom line oriented. These people tend to be independent and results driven. They are strong-willed people who enjoy challenges, taking action, and immediate results.
  • Influence: Optimistic and outgoing. They tend to be highly social and out going. They prefer participating on teams, sharing thoughts, and entertaining and energizing others.
  • Steadiness: Empathetic & Cooperative. These people tend to be team players and are supportive and helpful to others. They prefer being behind the scene, working in consistent and predictable ways. They are often good listeners and avoid change and conflict
  • Conscientiousness: Concerned, Cautious & Correct. These people are often focused on details and quality. They plan ahead, constantly check for accuracy, and what to know “how” and “why”.

Oh wow!! So what’s yours??

I am an I, a high I.

High I??

Yes.. Your personality traits that shine is the one that is most associated with you. Your other determinants or the next highest letter is an indicator of what you also possess but not as much as the first.

So what’s yours?

My next highest which isn’t that high is a C. My lowest is S and my D is just below C.

In better detail, the values I bring to when in a team:

  • Optimism and enthusiasm
  • Creative problem solving
  • Motivates others toward goals
  • Team player
  • Negotiates conflicts

Things I do when under stress:

  • Self-promoting
  • Overly optimistic
  • Gabby
  • Unrealistic

My Ideal Environment:

  • High degree of people contact
  • Freedom from control and detail
  • Freedom of movement
  • Forum for ideas to be heard
  • Democratic supervisor with whom I can associate

My limitations:

  • Inattentive to details
  • Unrealistic in appraising people
  • Trust people indiscriminately
  • Situational listener

Descriptions associated with me are as follows:

  • Charming
  • Confident
  • Convincing
  • Enthusiastic
  • Inspiring
  • Optimistic
  • Persuasive
  • Popular
  • Sociable
  • Trusting

Wow! Very interesting yeah!!

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