Introduction to DISC - Data Dome

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  • DISC: An Introduction Understanding Behavioral Profiles Presented by Data Dome, Inc. 10/08/10 Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc.
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  • DISC Overview
    • Four Quadrants
    • Four Behavioral Categories
    • Observable Actions
        • How do I tend to communicate with others?
        • How do I approach achieving my goals?
        • What type of environment helps me to thrive and be motivated?
        • What behaviors do I manifest under stress?
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  • The 4 DISC Quadrants
    • D ominance
        • How you respond to goals, problems and challenges.
    • I nfluence
        • How you influence, communicate and interact with others.
    • S teadiness (sometimes referred to as Submission)
        • How you respond to the changes and the pace of change in your environment.
    • C ompliance (sometimes referred to as Conscientiousness)
        • How you respond to process, rules and procedures set by others.
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  • Whats a D ? (Dominance)
    • High D
    • Low D
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  • Whats an I ? (Influence)
    • High I
    • Low I
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  • Whats an S ? (Steadiness)
    • High S
    • Low S
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  • Whats a C ? (Compliance)
    • High C
    • Low C
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  • DISC Profile Reports
    • The behavioral style profile report addresses how people respond to Problems , People , Pace and Procedures
        • Personalized, based on an individuals unique results.
    • These four concepts correspond to the four DISC quadrants:
        • Problems = D (Dominance)
        • People = I (Influence)
        • Pace = S (Steadiness)
        • Procedures = C (Compliance)
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  • Why use DISC?
    • DISC profiles are useful in helping subjects develop a clear self-awareness of behavioral biases.
    • With self-awareness one can understand and learn to adapt to DISC styles that differ from ones own.
    • This leads to more effective communications , better insight into employees and co-workers and, as a result, better decision-making .
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  • DISC and Teams
    • Good communication driven by behavioral awareness can:
      • Clarify roles within a group
      • Identify gaps (missing behaviors) that might improve a team
      • Recognize redundancies that may bias a team
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  • Communicate Better with DISC
    • Understanding DISC behavioral styles aids in correcting:
      • Misconceptions
      • Miscommunications
      • Misunderstandings
    • Thoughtful use of DISC in the workplace can:
      • Reduce conflict
      • Increased productivity
      • Balance work teams
      • Create a motivation-reinforcing environment
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  • Want to know more?
    • Ask the Expert!
      • What's your most important question about DISC?
      • Visit http://datadome.com/ask_art_form.php to submit your question
        • it just might become a topic for our blog.
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