Why Understanding Personality Styles Matters at Work

Because knowledge is power You’ve spent years building your expertise, honing your skills. You take classes, complete certifications. You attend conferences and spend time reading professional publications to keep up-to-date on the latest research and trends. You are invested in making sure you have the right assessments, models, and experiential activities in your toolkit that…

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Changes in Organizational Culture — Everything DiSC Done Right

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The San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) has experienced a tremendously positive shift in organizational culture during a period of change unlike any they have seen in their 138-year history. Taking on contracts for several neighboring municipalities in the past 2 years has required them to undergo a massive expansion. They have nearly doubled the number…

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Democratizing Team Development & Leadership Training

In my world of organizational development, there’s nothing more exciting than seeing a well-respected organization with deep roots in their community undergo a significant evolution. That’s exactly what’s happening at the San Diego Humane Society (SDHS), as this 138-year-old pillar of the San Diego community takes over the animal services contracts for six nearby cities…

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Don’t let inertia stand in the way of progress

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Everyone gets into a rut… We become so comfortable in our relationships—workplace and otherwise—that we start taking them for granted. This is the best we’ll get, we think. We’ve reached the pinnacle of our effectiveness working together. There’s no more room for improvement…..NOT! We can always learn new ways to improve, to work more collaboratively…

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How Can I Keep the Everything DiSC® Learning Experience Alive?

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MyEverythingDiSC.com puts everything all in one place! MyEverythingDiSC.com is one of the most powerful resources you can have in your toolkit to help learners get the most out of their Everything DiSC Workplace® assessment experience. This mobile-friendly, interactive learning center helps build community among all of your DiSC® users and keeps learning alive beyond the…

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Communicating with the C (Conscientiousness) Personality Style

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They get it done right! If you need someone to double check your work, to ensure that every “i” is dotted and “t” is crossed, look no further than your colleague who is a C or Conscientiousness style on the Everything DiSC Workplace® model. That includes those who have secondary styles such as CS and…

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Communicating with the S (Steadiness) Personality Style

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They keep the peace! The meeting is getting tense. People are talking over each other. And then someone calls a time-out and says, “can we just step back for a minute? I think we have some common ground we’re missing.” Chances are that person will be an S (for Steadiness) on the Everything DiSC Workplace®…

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Communicating with an i (influence) Personality Style

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i Styles Keep it Lively! People communicate differently based on their styles and preferences. And taking the Everything DiSC Workplace® assessment is an important first step to help you better understand why you find you really click with some teammates while you have to work harder to connect with others. For example, consider the lively i…

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Communicating with a D (Dominance) Personality Style

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They Get it Done! Do you work with a D—someone who tends toward the Dominance style on the Everything DiSC Workplace® model? Or are you a D yourself? Even if you have a secondary style—Di (with influence) or DC (with Conscientiousness) you will likely relate to most of the D style characteristics. Understanding the motivators,…

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What’s the evidence that Everything DiSC Workplace® really works?

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40 years of research and proven results With an uncompromising focus on empirical research, each Everything DiSC® assessment has passed—actually, surpassed—the strictest testing standards to ensure its validity, reliability, usability, and effectiveness. The application-specific Everything DiSC Workplace model, for example, is grounded in over 40 years of DiSC® research and knowledge and using the latest advancements…

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