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DISC Personality Training Explained in Simple Terms

How Your Business, no matter how big or small, can benefit!

The DISC Personality Test can really benefit you in every part of your life.  It can help your business understand employees better, it can help with sales, and it can even help your relationship. 

The DISC assessment tool helps you recognize personalities in an objective and descriptive way. Figuring them out is the first step in improving the way you interact with people around you.

The DISC system categorizes people into 4 different sections

D stands for Dominance, Dominant, Driver, or Drive

  • Outgoing
  • Task Orientated
  • Practical
  • Efficient
  • Strong willed
  • Values results, challenging opportunities and success

I stands for Inducement, Influencer, Influence, or Inspiring

  • Also outgoing
  • (But) People Oriented
  • Extremely sociable
  • Enthusiastic
  • High Energy
  • Innovative
  • Values quick action, collaboration, and social recognition

S stands for Submission, Steadiness or Steady

  • Reserved
  • People oriented
  • Team Player
  • Stable
  • Patient
  • Good listener
  • Values stability collaboration, and giving support

C stands for Compliance, Compliant, Cautious, or Conscientiousness

  • Reserved
  • Task Oriented
  • Constantly seeking consistency and quality information
  • Values accuracy, quality, and orderly environments

Here’s a Test to Find Out Where on The DISC Personality Scale You Fall Into

Choose 5 words that describe you from the 2 lists below.

First List

  • Direct
  • Interactive
  • Demanding
  • Involved
  • Impressionable

Second List

  • Stable
  • Contemplative
  • Shy
  • Careful
  • Conscientious

Choose 5 words that describe you from the 2 lists below.

Third set

  • Determined
  • Decisive
  • Doer
  • Competent
  • Calculating

Fourth Set

  • Influencing
  • Impressive
  • Status Quo
  • Steady
  • Sweet

How to Determine The Results Of Your Test

If you have chosen more words from the first set than from the second set then you are outgoing.  If you chose more words from the second set then you are more reserved.

If you’ve chosen more words from the third then you are more task orientated.  If you chose more from the fourth set then you are more people-orientated.

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