The DiSC 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.
It helps people explore behavior across four primary dimensions:
Dominance: Direct and 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. Often highly social and outgoing. They prefer participating on teams, sharing thoughts, and entertaining and energizing others.
Steadiness: Empathetic & Cooperative. Typically 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 individuals are often focused on details and quality. They plan ahead; constantly check for accuracy, and what to know “how” and “why”.