Is DISC Validity Really Important?

People have a tendency to treat assessments as a commodity item. They feel that all DISC reports are equal and there is no difference between the different vendors of DISC. Well, this is not an accurate statement or belief. Let me explain the differences based upon validity factors.

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DISC Patterns Show the Truth of Behavior

Keep hearing people who teach the DISC material talk about the high this or the low that – well, this is close to the truth. It is the patterns and combination of core elements that are more important than just a high factor. Yet, everyday people get labeled as a high D, high I, high…

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Objectivity in a Subjective World – the Role of Assessments

In this subjective world where everyone has an opinion or position, how do you capture the consensus of the group? Most organizations use the subjective methods of “gut feel” or the SWAG method of determining what is going in within the organization. However, I believe there is another way that is more meaningful. Use assessments…

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Using DISC for Team Effectiveness

The key to understanding the makeup of your team and each member’s unique strength is a common format for identifying and understanding each person’s work habits, strengths and communication preferences. Using this information allows for a clear understanding of who is capable of delivering upon the expectations of the team. There are many ways you…

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Workplace Motivators the “WHY” in People Performance

Using assessments in business is still important since it is the only true source for objectivity in understanding people. Since people are the key source for performance, productivity and results, it is important to know “WHY” each person does the things they do. Some people believe they only need a behavioral assessment to answer all…

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How to Choose the Right Assessment for Your Company

How do you choose the right assessment from so many choices? That is a question that shows up every day. Some people have the answer and others just keep using the one that was introduced to them while in school. Others use the ones recommended by their boss or someone they trust or respect. The…

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DISC Tells You “HOW” People Do Things

So, you want to know “how” a person communicates, talks, walks, listens, deals with people, handles processes and rules, makes decisions, goes after goals and problems? Then you need to look at a DISC assessment to answer the question. DISC assessments answer these questions and more. The tool tells you if a person is feeling…

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