Management: DiSC profiles and related readings

As you transition from individual contributor to manager, you shift your focus from solving technical problems to solving people problems.

—Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Suggested DiSC and related profiles:

DiSCProfiles blog categories: Management, Leadership


5 Questions Every Manager Needs to Ask Their Direct Reports, Harvard Business Review

5 Ways To Keep Virtual Employees Motivated, The Alternative Board

The Real Value of Middle Managers, Harvard Business Review

Research: Dispersed Teams Succeed Fast, Fail Slow, Harvard Business Review

How to Deal With Employees Who Undermine Your Authority, UpJourney

5 Behavioral Biases That Trip Up Remote Managers, Harvard Business Review

CIO role: 5 ways to delegate more, The Enterprisers Project

What Astronauts Can Teach Us about Working Remotely, Kellogg Insight

5 Tips for Managing an Underperformer — Remotely, Harvard Business Review

The 5 mistakes you’re likely making in your one-on-one meetings with direct reports, Know Tour Team

If Your Managers Aren’t Engaged, Your Employees Won’t Be Either, Harvard Business Review

4 Reasons Good Employees Lose Their Motivation, Harvard Business Review

When Should Leaders Own a Decision and When Should They Delegate? KelloggInsight

Why Do So Many Managers Forget They’re Human Beings? Harvard Business Review

How you can spark motivation at work, London Business School, January 2018
“The best performers are motivated by work that is rewarding in itself: work that gives meaning to their lives or develops their skills.”

10 Hard Truths About Management No One Tells You, Hubspot

Our 6 Must Reads for First-Time Managers to Hit the Ground Running

How New Managers Can Send the Right Leadership Signals, Harvard Business Review

Small Talk Is an Overrated Way to Build Relationships with Your Employees, Harvard Business Review

5 Things New Managers Should Focus on First, Harvard Business Review

If You Want to Motivate Employees, Stop Trusting Your Instincts, Harvard Business Review

What Great Managers Do Daily, Harvard Business Review

Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager? Harvard Business Review


  1. Electro Bass 11 years ago

    Thanks for some great information reagrding this

  2. mahda 5 years ago

    thanks for publishing and sharing knowledge by articles.
    I read a lot of them. How can I access to Disc test questionnaire and its interpretation, especially one of them that assess managers? Would it be possible to answer me by e-mail? thanks a million.

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