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DiSC: It’s What I Use In my last few posts, I’ve spoken quite a bit about behavior—identifying it, understanding it, changing it. I’ve alluded to the Everything DiSC® Behavioral Assessment* a number of times and have made no secret of my preference for it and use of it with my leadership and behavior coaching clients. … more »
I received some feedback on my last post. There were two main concerns: 1) My advice to “quit” isn’t an option for some, and 2) I didn’t share enough detail about those jerks. In response to the second concern (I’ll address the first concern another time), I decided to dedicate this post to all those … more »
I’m a behavioral coach. I help people understand their own behaviors and how best to adjust those behaviors to have more satisfying and productive interactions with others in their personal and professional circles. A lot of what I teach my clients might seem intuitive, and it is to a degree. There are plenty of books, … more »
In my last post, I suggested some ways to improve your relationships through a better understanding of the most common behavior profiles. But what do you do when you are forced to interact with a real “jerk”? I’m not talking about someone who is having a bad day. Most of us have had moments when … more »
It’s an age-old question. For some, it’s brought on by a natural desire for completion. For example, an introvert seeks someone extroverted, who can perhaps pull him from his shell. Some enjoy the excitement of being with a person who provides the yin to their yang. And the opposite is true—some fear being out of … more »
The DiSC Behavioral Profile tool is useful for identifying, understanding and improving your interactions with the various personalities in your life. In my last post, I offered a high-level description of each of the four DiSC behavior profiles, including some examples—two real people and a few television characters—to help you recognize the characteristics of the … more »
I talk a lot about the DiSC Behavioral Profile. It is an excellent tool for building self-awareness and increasing personal effectiveness. The tool itself is simple. Your responses to a series of questions reveal your unique behavioral style: your tendencies, needs, preferred environment, etc. Armed with this knowledge, you can begin to adjust your behavior … more »
You know how good it feels on a hot day to grab an ice cold beverage and take a big gulp? This action almost inevitably is followed by an exasperated “Ahhh” to signify a quenched thirst! It’s the change from a continued monotonous feeling to one of a different state, a refreshed state, that gives … more »
So you (or your employee) have found the right fit. You are happy where you are. You have the skills and enjoy what you do. You do not have interest in management. And you feel like this is a great place to work the longevity of your career until retirement. Great, but how do you … more »
Big Things/Opportunities/Plans etc. are happening within PS363. This past year has been a busy one; and after 10 years of Coaching under Paul’s belt, it is time for the company to officially expand! Paul has added a few members to his team and a number of great partners to take the next steps in opening … more »
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