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DISC: An Introduction Understanding Behavioral Profiles Presented by Data Dome, Inc. 10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome I...
What is DISC? 10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
DISC Overview <ul><li>Four Quadrants </li></ul><ul><li>Four Behavioral Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Observable Actions </l...
The 4 DISC Quadrants <ul><li>D ominance  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How you respond to goals, problems and challenges. </li...
What’s a  D ? (Dominance) <ul><li>High  D </li></ul><ul><li>Low  D   </li></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Pa...
What’s an  I ? (Influence) <ul><li>High  I </li></ul><ul><li>Low  I   </li></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. P...
What’s an  S ? (Steadiness) <ul><li>High  S </li></ul><ul><li>Low  S </li></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Pa...
What’s a  C ? (Compliance) <ul><li>High  C </li></ul><ul><li>Low  C   </li></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. P...
DISC Profile Reports <ul><li>The behavioral style profile report addresses how people respond to  Problems ,  People ,  Pa...
Why use DISC? <ul><li>DISC profiles are useful in helping subjects develop a clear  self-awareness  of behavioral biases. ...
DISC and Teams <ul><li>Good communication driven by  behavioral awareness  can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clarify roles  withi...
Communicate Better with DISC <ul><li>Understanding DISC behavioral styles aids in correcting: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Miscon...
Want to know more? <ul><li>Ask the Expert! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What's your most important question about DISC?  </li></u...
Thank you! Data Dome, Inc. http://www.datadome.com 404-814-0739 [email_address] 10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. P...
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Introduction to DISC - Data Dome

  1. 1. DISC: An Introduction Understanding Behavioral Profiles Presented by Data Dome, Inc. 10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc.
  2. 2. What is DISC? 10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
  3. 3. DISC Overview <ul><li>Four Quadrants </li></ul><ul><li>Four Behavioral Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Observable Actions </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How do I tend to communicate with others? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How do I approach achieving my goals? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What type of environment helps me to thrive and be motivated? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What behaviors do I manifest under stress? </li></ul></ul></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
  4. 4. The 4 DISC Quadrants <ul><li>D ominance </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How you respond to goals, problems and challenges. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>I nfluence </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How you influence, communicate and interact with others. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>S teadiness (sometimes referred to as Submission) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How you respond to the changes and the pace of change in your environment. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>C ompliance (sometimes referred to as Conscientiousness) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How you respond to process, rules and procedures set by others. </li></ul></ul></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
  5. 5. What’s a D ? (Dominance) <ul><li>High D </li></ul><ul><li>Low D </li></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
  6. 6. What’s an I ? (Influence) <ul><li>High I </li></ul><ul><li>Low I </li></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
  7. 7. What’s an S ? (Steadiness) <ul><li>High S </li></ul><ul><li>Low S </li></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
  8. 8. What’s a C ? (Compliance) <ul><li>High C </li></ul><ul><li>Low C </li></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
  9. 9. DISC Profile Reports <ul><li>The behavioral style profile report addresses how people respond to Problems , People , Pace and Procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personalized, based on an individuals unique results. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>These four concepts correspond to the four DISC quadrants: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Problems = D (Dominance) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>People = I (Influence) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pace = S (Steadiness) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Procedures = C (Compliance) </li></ul></ul></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
  10. 10. Why use DISC? <ul><li>DISC profiles are useful in helping subjects develop a clear self-awareness of behavioral biases. </li></ul><ul><li>With self-awareness one can understand and learn to adapt to DISC styles that differ from ones own. </li></ul><ul><li>This leads to more effective communications , better insight into employees and co-workers and, as a result, better decision-making . </li></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
  11. 11. DISC and Teams <ul><li>Good communication driven by behavioral awareness can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clarify roles within a group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify gaps (missing behaviors) that might improve a team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognize redundancies that may bias a team </li></ul></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
  12. 12. Communicate Better with DISC <ul><li>Understanding DISC behavioral styles aids in correcting: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Misconceptions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Miscommunications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Misunderstandings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thoughtful use of DISC in the workplace can: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce conflict </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased productivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Balance work teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a motivation-reinforcing environment </li></ul></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:
  13. 13. Want to know more? <ul><li>Ask the Expert! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What's your most important question about DISC? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit http://datadome.com/ask_art_form.php to submit your question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>it just might become a topic for our blog. </li></ul></ul></ul>10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page: DISC Expert - Arthur Schoeck
  14. 14. Thank you! Data Dome, Inc. http://www.datadome.com 404-814-0739 [email_address] 10/08/10 © Copyright 2010 Data Dome Inc. Page:

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