DiSC® Profiles: MyEverythingDiSC.com

                  MyEverythingDiSC.com is the social platform for DiSC® products. You can create an account where you can organize everything and keep track of your DiSC® reports.  You can also personalize your DiSC personality profile with a photo of yourself, as well as a little bit of information about yourself. 

                  In addition to managing your profile and keeping track of your reports, you can learn quite a lot about DiSC® and its origins.  There is an entire timeline dating back to its start in 1928.  The DiSC® model was first created by a man named William Moulton Marston who was a phycologist.  He introduced the model in a book called “Emotions of Normal People.”  He focused primarily on psychological phenomena, rather than actual concepts of personality or temperament.  He was mostly interested in theories of emotion, and the physical manifestations of various emotional states.  It was from his research on this subject that he theorized that the behavioral expression of one’s feelings could be categorized into four main types.  These stemmed from a person’s perception of themselves about their environment.  The modern version of the DiSC® personality profile model does maintain some of the core principles introduced by Marston. However, there have been some additions made that are backed by more recent advances in psychological measurement and theory.

                  Along with the history of DiSC®, you can go through the years and discover when each different profile was implemented and released.  There is also a section where you can explore the DiSC® profile map in its entirety.  It lays the DiSC® profiles map out for you, broken down into all 12 of its sections.  It allows you to click on each section, and see a brief overview of that specific DiSC® personality type and their tendencies.

                  Another section on the website allows you to look at some DiSC® theory.  One of these theories is the two dimensions of human nature.  It breaks the circle down into four parts – vertical halves and horizontal halves – with each section having its own set of tendencies.  Once you have taken a DiSC® assessment and saw where your dot is on the map, you can see which sections yours fall.  There is also a section that goes into detail about the four quadrants of DiSC® - which are the four primary styles.  The website also goes over the idea of “stretch” which suggests that while everyone has a dominant style, they can “stretch” into other DiSC® styles when necessary because everyone has a little bit of each style in them.

                  MyEverythingDiSC.com is the place not only to obtain and organize your reports, but it gives you valuable and exciting information about DiSC®, its history, and the theories behind it.  It may be beneficial to read through some of these things before completing your assessment, as you will have a better understanding of the DiSC model and how to apply in your workplace.  

 

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DiSC®:  Lead Better and Build Productive Relationships

Join our public online workshops to enhance your self-awareness, build more effective relationships, and influence others.  This is the ideal course for organizations who want to improve team collaboration and build effective relationships in the workplace.  Organizations with limited training budget can utilize this training with their employees to embed foundational leadership skills.  This training is a condensed version of DiSC® to provide you with a basic understanding of the DiSC® model, help you to understand your work style and learn how to work effectively with others.  

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