Everything DiSC facilitation checklist

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Chose the right product

First determine which product best meets your needs. Is it the general Workplace or would Management be a better choice? Not sure which Everything DiSC product to use? Review the overviews at Which Everything DiSCĀ® assessment should I use?

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Everything DiSC and holiday stress

Stressed out imageIt’s winter in the United States. That means the days are growing shorter and people are growing more stressed. Plus there are all the holidays and accompanying pressures. So what can we do to reduce stress for people at our organizations? Some tactics, such as limiting the availability of alcohol or increasing one’s level of physical activity, will apply across personalities. Other tactics are style specific.

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DiSC collage activity

A simple and memorable DiSC training activity


How can you make the DiSC styles even more memorable? People need to spend time with a concept and have experiences with it to make it memorable. Creating collages in one way to give someone one more experience with the DiSC styles. It’s an activity that draws on what they’ve had presented to them in their DiSC reports. It can be more memorable than words on a page or slide because it’s something learners make themselves.


Allow at least an hour for creating the posters and debriefing. Encourage collaboration and discussion. You can expect people to see an image and immediately call out something like “Oh, this is perfect for a D!” Or they will ask for opinions: “Should ‘speak up’ be for the D because they like to-the-point communication, or for the i because they love talking, or should it be for the S because they need to be better at speaking up?” You can step in to provide clarification about DiSC styles if needed.

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Quiz: DiSC and motivation

Quiz: DiSC and motivation

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Everything DiSC Management profile pages on motivationMotivation is most directly addressed in the Everything DiSC Management profile.

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Question 1
Which of these does NOT demotivate a D style?
Foot dragging
Tight supervision
Question 1 Explanation: 
The D styles prioritize challenge, drive and action.
Question 2
What is the natural motivation of someone with an S style?
To bring high standards and analysis to projects.
To create and maintain stability where tension and conflict are rare.
To achieve recognition, career growth, and influence.
To initiate adventurous or groundbreaking programs.
Question 2 Explanation: 
This style values progress, but thrives when given time to perform without being rushed or stressed.
Question 3
Which of these would NOT help create a motivating environment for C employees?
Encouraging them to help define quality standards.
Requiring that they attend frequent networking events.
Giving them plenty of time to process information.
Avoiding springing last-minute demands on them.
Question 3 Explanation: 
People with the C style tend towards introversion and like to get absorbed in analytical projects.
Question 4
Which of the following would demotivate someone with an i style the most?
Feeling like their time is being wasted.
Working in a reserved, slow-paced setting.
Getting rushed to make decisions.
Dealing with cold or argumentative people.
Question 4 Explanation: 
The i styles prioritize action, encouragement and collaboration.
Question 5
Which is most likely to demotivate a C style?
Having to wade through a lot of details.
Needing to be confrontational and challenging.
Being isolated from others.
Being forced to let errors slide.
Question 5 Explanation: 
The C style want to base their decisions on logic and value objectivity, reliability and like a good challenge.
Question 6
What's an effective way of recognizing or rewarding employees with S styles?
Show that you trust them to deliver results by giving them more responsibility.
Give them plenty of variety and opportunities for socializing.
Place them in the limelight.
Help them build expertise in new areas of interest.
Question 6 Explanation: 
The S style employee wants to be respected and is unlikely to put themselves forward for new opportunities.
Question 7
Which of these would be a motivating environment for an i style employee?
Several opportunities for collaboration with their boss and peers.
Structure and routine.
High standards and expectations within specified parameters.
Concrete goals, explanations regarding the bottom-line purpose of assignments.
Question 7 Explanation: 
The i style is energized by working with others. They value relationships.
Question 8
What's the best way suggested below of recognizing and rewarding someone with a D style?
Offer a compliment in private.
Offer sincere praise.
Give them an award during a ceremony.
Offer opportunities for advancement.
Question 8 Explanation: 
The D style is driven.
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