Comparing Everything DiSC profiles

Which Everything DiSC® assessment should I use?

 

Need a little help deciding which of the Everything DiSC assessments will work best for your training and development needs? This should make it a little easier to quickly see how they differ.

 

Everything DiSC Workplace

 

Photo of the Everything DiSC Workplace Faciliation KitUses: Team building, employee communication, conflict management, motivation, productivity, career development

Everything DiSC Workplace focuses on:

  • Discovering Your DiSC Style
  • Understanding Other Styles
  • Building More Effective Relationships

Everything DiSC Workplace sample report

Perfil En El Lugar De Trabajo sample report

 

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My experience with Everything DiSC Certification

by Kristeen Bullwinkle

Sign outside the training room for Everything DiSC CertificationSince I regularly write about Everything DiSC products, I thought it was high time I went to a certification class. For two days I was immersed with all things DiSC. Other participants ranged from new to seasoned trainers and from people familiar with all the Everything DiSC products to at least one who had just taken her first DiSC assessment. Attendees who were new to DiSC asked questions that commonly come up during trainings and we all got to hear how our trainers answered them. From what I heard, everyone found something useful to take home from the classes and so did I.

 

The two days were packed with activities, new information, video clips from the various facilitation kits, and lots of sample profiles. But to my relief we also had frequent breaks and really good food. (I hate to admit that I will judge every training I go to, at least partially, on their food.) If you’re planning attending one of these trainings, be sure to bring a tote bag to the second day so you can easily haul away all the sample reports and interaction guides you receive.

 

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Humble leaders (and Everything DiSC)

by Kristeen Bullwinkle and the DiSCProfile.com team

 

The humble leadership style is the focus of this month’s continuing examination of the 8 dimensions of leadership. We hope this listing of additional readings can extend your training and conversations through assignments, book groups, or lunch discussions about leadership. No matter what our own style of leadership, we all have something to learn from the styles that come more easily to others.

 

Humble leader in the 8 dimensions of leadershipWhat is a humble leader?

 

Humble leaders tend to be a bit on the cautious side, self-controlled, and soft-spoken. They are fair-minded, practical and often able to discern what systems and structures would meet other people’s needs.

 

If you’re a humble leader you might be motivated by a desire to be reliable and to avoid trouble. These two traits might make you prone to inaction since you don’t want to make mistakes that will affect others. You have a low level of self-serving ambition and the ability to keep things in perspective.

 

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Leaders Ought to Know: a book review

Cover of Leaders Ought to Knowby Kristeen Bullwinkle and the DiSCProfile.com team

 

Leaders Ought to Know: 11 Ground Rules for Common Sense Leadershipby Phillip Van Hooser

 

Indeed, this book does cover much that leaders ought to know. It also covers what followers wished the people who are supposed to be leading them know. It was odd to be reading this as America is embroiled in a government shutdown. It makes the difference between real leaders and mere politicians (or mere executives or officers) very apparent. It was refreshing to read the words of someone who states right away that leadership is not a position; it “is a choice, reinforced by individual effort.”

 

His advice might be summarized as make good choices and follow up with action. But we all know that it’s not always easy. Van Hooser’s illustrative stories and clarity of thought make it a bit easier, at least as long as we remember what he writes. The book is aimed at a leader going it alone, with the author as a supportive, but butt-kicking coach.

 

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