Direct, outspoken, results-oriented, a leader, problem-solver
Best characterized by: Donald Trump
Friendly, outgoing, talkative, optimistic, the life of the party, people-oriented
Best characterized by: Bill Clinton
Team player, stable, consistent, maintains the status quo, peacemaker, family-oriented, patient
Best characterized by: Fred Rogers
Logical, organized, data-driven, methodical, perfectionist, detail-oriented
Best characterized by: Bill Gates
A DISC Profile utilizes a method for understanding behavior, temperament, and personality. A DISC Profile provides a comprehensive overview of the way that people think, act, and interact. It is the most widely used profiling tool of its kind, and is supported by decades of validation and reliability studies.
The DISC Personality Profile is based on the work of renowned psychologist Dr. William Moulton Marston, and was introduced in his 1928 book "Emotions of Normal People" . William Marston, a contemporary of Carl Jung, developed the DISC Personality Profile after studying the personality traits, behavioral patterns, and instinctual reactions of thousands of individuals. As a result of his work, Marston developed the DISC assessment as a tool to measure four primary behavioral traits:
But he never actually developed a DISC Test or DISC Assessment to measure these 4 DISC Styles. In 1940, Walter Clark took the theory of William Moulton Marston and developed the first DISC Assessment. And, infact, it is still the same DISC Assessment that is still in use today!
The acronym "DISC" is taken from the first letter of each of these behavioral traits. Categorization as a D, I, S, or C is achieved through answering a short multiple-choice quiz designed to measure an individual’s natural responses in a variety of circumstances. The results of the quiz are used to create a personalized DISC Personality Profile, providing insight into a wide range of DISC Personality Traits and motivating factors.
Although most people will dominant in one of the four DISC Styles, the DISC Test scores participants in all four behavioral traits. This results in an in-depth personalized DISC Personality Profile that takes into consideration the unique ways that the four DISC Traits work together to influence personality and behavior.
Yes, the DISC Test can be used to determine a person’s primary personality type. But a DISC Personality Profile is much more than just a way to label and categorize personality. The DISC Personality Profile identifies patterns of behavior, and can be used to implement solutions for maximizing an individual’s strengths and minimizing weaknesses. The DISC Personality Profile is used in a wide variety of settings, including business, education, sales, coaching, and counselling. Primary applications of the DISC Personality Profile include:
The DISC Test and DISC Assessment is used around the world, and is blind to gender, race, and age. Most importantly, a DISC Test and DISC Profile provides an impartial, constructive language to discuss the ways that people think, act, and interact.
For over 25 years, PeopleKeys has developed practical, strategic applications for DISC Assessment materials for use in both business and interpersonal relationships. PeopleKeys emphasizes the extension of the DISC Profile beyond a simple training or educational program into a life-changing experience. The DISC Test, from which a PeopleKeys DISC Profile is created, represents the cutting edge in the interpretation of individual responses to the DISC Styles presented on the DISC Profile. It provides for the greatest depth of analysis of individual responses, leading to the most accurate, in-depth conclusions available.
Personality is the basis of who we are and what we do. The four DISC Styles are listed here. Do you recognize yourself anywhere?
After you take your DISC Test and DISC Assessment, you get back a report we call the DISC Profile. Your DISC Profile contains many different sections to provide you information about your Personality Type and your individual Personality Styles. Your DISC Profile will show you your three DISC Profile Graphs letting you see the various aspects of your personality. Your personalized DISC Profile also shows you how to improve communication with other common DISC Personality Types and how they can improve their communication with you.
Want to find out what your DISC Personality Type is? Well now you can find out your DISC Personality Type along with your individual DISC Styles, all for free! Get your Free DISC Personality Profile online by taking our Free Online DISC Assessment.
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