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DISC Profile of Barack Obama & A Surprise Introvert


Barack Obama has what Will Smith, Jennifer Anniston, Johnny Depp and Lady Gaga all have in common, along with what casting agents for big movies and judges on the X-Factor panel are looking for that go beyond the contestants' voice, looks or dance moves. That particular factor is that he is intriguing.

May 30, 2016

Topics: DISC Profile

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Coaching Difficult Leaders With the DISC Assessment

Anyone with more than a few years experience in management positions, consulting or HR would acknowledge their fair share of dealings with egomaniacs and corporate psychopaths who have an uncanny knack for climbing into executive positions.

Sep 10, 2015

Topics: Leadership- Coaching & Mentoring- DISC Profile

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Trump: A Case Study in How EQ Impacts DISC

When it comes to the DISC assessment, there are few better examples of a “core” dominance (D) style than The Donald.

Aug 24, 2015

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- DISC Profile

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Game of Thrones: DISC & Motivators INFOGRAPHIC

Game of Thrones is one of the biggest shows to hit TV in recent decades. The breadth of characters (and the nuances within the characters' personalities) makes it a great educational resource to use in the training room when exploring people's DISC and Motivators profiles.

May 28, 2015

Topics: Motivators & Drivers- DISC Profile

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The Best Icebreaker for L&D Facilitators (Animal Personalities)


This is one of the most versatile icebreakers for L&D facilitators, which can be used in any kind of workshop, regardless of the actual training topic being delivered. It's called "Animal Personalities" and is guaranteed to get people talking.

Nov 19, 2014

Topics: Learning & Development- DISC Profile

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5 Mistakes Consultants Make With The DISC Profile


DISC has enjoyed immense popularity and acceptance in HR and among consultants since the late 1980s. With its broad, long-established and passionate fan base, we sometimes find consultants, coaches, and trainers can have a tendency to see people dynamics through the lens of this single tool.

Sep 30, 2014

Topics: Human Resources- DISC Profile

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DISC Famous Faces Game


This article explores how you might introduce DISC to a business team, whether it is part of leadership development program, sales / customer service training, or any kind of team building / communication skills workshop.

Nov 1, 2013

Topics: DISC Profile

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DISC Profile Infographic


This infographic serves as an introduction to the DISC profile and includes a diagram of the four-quadrant DISC model, famous people as examples, the person who created DISC, what the four colours mean, and the biggest DISC mistake.

Jul 23, 2013

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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