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November 2017

DISC Assessments: Why Imagine Ourselves at Work?

Taking the DISC assessment with work in mind

When answering the DISC questions, why are we asked to imagine ourselves at work? The obvious reason is that most DISC assessments are done in the workplace. However, does it really make a difference?

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November 2017

DISC Profiles: Food for Thought!

Singapore Hawker Center C-style dining choice

Recently, I traveled to Singapore to conduct a two day DISC certification. I love doing DISC trainings and talking about DISC styles, but add travel and food to the agenda and I'm in total heaven.

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November 2017

DISC Communication Beyond Face-to-Face

DISC Communication

Often times we assume face-to-face interaction is required to use DISC. However, we frequently communicate through emails, texts, and phone calls. I'm here to let you know that DISC communication goes beyond face-to-face interactions.

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October 2017

Your Remote Team and DISC Assessments

Remote team employee working from home

Allowing some of your team members to work remotely from home has some well documented benefits for your brand. They range from lower overall costs to increased productivity, provided you choose the right team for remote work and support them properly.

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October 2017

DISC Trainer Meets Lyft Driver: DISC Training 24/7

DISC Trainer Identifying DISC Style of Driver

My job is being a DISC trainer and I love it. DISC has just become a part of what I do, but sometimes I'm happy to be reminded how powerful DISC is to my own daily interactions. One of the perks of being a DISC trainer is going out and meeting new people. During a quick Lyft ride from the airport to my hotel, I was able to teach someone about DISC and also, remind myself that I use it all the time.

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October 2017

5 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Team with Positive Morale

Losing employees is expensive, but it also causes disruption and can lower morale for your remaining employees. The more you do to improve your workplace morale and keep your team positive and satisfied, the less likely you are to experience a lot of turnover or churn from your best talent. Here are 5 simple, but effective tips to boost your team's morale.

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September 2017

Identifying DISC Styles of Others

OAR Identifying DISC Styles of Others

One of the strengths of the DISC Model is identifying DISC styles of others. Learn 3 simple steps to quickly identify DISC styles of others.
These are the 4 steps to effective communication. First, is to acquire knowledge about the DISC profiles knowledge and then identifying your own DISC style. Next is identifying DISC styles of others. Finally, you can make the needed adjustments to improve your interactions with others. You will need to practice identifying DISC styles of others, but it's a skill that is easy to learn.

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September 2017

DISC Coaching Session: Client Pushback

Have you ever watched your clients reviewing their results during a DISC coaching session? You'll likely see them nodding their heads, as if in agreement with results. Suddenly, they stop reading. Coaches and managers have coaching sessions where their clients will disagree with certain sections of their DISC reports. Often times, it is in the sections describing your client's typical behavior as seen by others. It may not be how clients describe their own behaviors. Hence, you may experience push back or disagreement.

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