Learn how DISC assessments can help identify our natural behavioral preferences.

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How DISC Finds The Real You

A valid DISC assessment provides a measure of how we act in an environment where we feel free to be our authentic selves. But did you know that a more comprehensive DISC assessment like the one offered by DPP can identify how we might adapt our behavior if the environment changes to something we perceive as less favorable?… [Learn More]

Your Natural vs Adaptive DISC Score
The colored bar indicates our natural behavior, or how we act when we don’t think about the way we are acting. The gray bar designates our adaptive style preferences, or how we act when we perceive the need to change our behavior due to outside influences… [Learn More]
Adapting Natural High Or Low D

Have you ever interacted with someone for a full day and they maintained the same behavior for every single minute of it? Think about your own behavior for a second. Is it possible for you to move throughout your day on a totally even keel, always acting exactly the same no matter what happens to you?.. [Learn More]

Adapting Natural High Or Low I
A comprehensive DISC report can highlight not just your natural behavior, it can also share how you might be adapting. Let’s examine what happens to Interactive Ira and Introspective Ives when they feel the need to change their style... [Learn More]
Adapting Natural High Or Low S
A reputable DISC profile can measure how we prefer to behave when we’re in our natural state and also how we might adapt our behavior when outside influences affect us. Today we’ll focus on how the S of the DISC model, Stabilizing, may adapt... [Learn More]
Adapting Natural High Or Low C
Stress does funny things to you. Here you are rolling through your day checking tasks off your to do list and then here comes the monkey wrench. What you do next affects not only you but those around you... [Learn More]
Special Patterns: Overshift

The DISC personality assessment is most accurate when the individual answering the questions does so by going with their gut. On average it takes people about 8-10 minutes. If someone overthinks their answers or attempts to manipulate their results, an effective DISC assessment can throw up some red flags that should prompt some questions... [Learn More]

Special Patterns: Undershift
The instructions provided with a DISC assessment ask you to rank order 4 items without thinking too hard about your replies. This is how the most accurate results are achieved. If the person taking the assessment instead overthinks and tries to assign different situations to each question, their results could become muddled and this shows on the report in a variety of ways... [Learn More]
Special Patterns: Tight

Interpreting the results of a DISC profile is pretty straightforward. However, there are a couple of instances that require a deeper look and some additional questions of the test-taker. Some patterns created by the score should have you putting on your Sherlock Holmes hat or your Columbo coat... [Learn More]