Behavioral Style Assessment

Kashbox Coaching administers the Everything DiSC personalized assessment designed to support you and your organization in making wise decisions about the development and utilization of your most valuable resource – your people.

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DiSC

DiSC, a widely used self-assessment tool measures behavioral styles.

Behavioral Style Awareness

facilitate more effective communication

Awareness of behavioral style facilitates more effective communication, which in turn leads to improved relationships and performance.

DiSC breaks down observable human behavior into four categories: Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, and Compliance. Scientific research indicates that people who act in similar ways have similar characteristics. An awareness of these characteristics improves mutual communication and understanding within the organization.

The results of the DiSC assessment can provide valuable information that will enable an organization’s leaders to:

  • Better appreciate the various behavioral styles so they can deal with each individual more effectively.

  • Improve teamwork through a better understanding of what types of people work best together and an understanding of why some groups do not achieve anticipated results.

In addition, the individual participant benefits from:

  • An increased awareness of his or her behavior style and the effect it has on others

  • A greater knowledge about how to effectively communicate with others who have similar or different behavioral styles.

We use the DISC language originally developed by Dr. William Marston in the 1920-30’s building upon the research of Hippocrates and Jung. Assessments are excellent diagnostic tools and can tell a lot about an individual.

But they are not tests, since there is not right or wrong answer. 

Behavior Style and Values or Attitude

not a personality test!

Assessments are excellent diagnostic tools and can tell a lot about an individual. But they are not tests, since there is not right or wrong answer.

Also, our assessments only measure one’s own style of behavior or one’s values or attitudes. These are not personality tests!

Our behavioral assessments measure one’s natural and adapted behavioral styles – the what or how behavior. Our values and attitudes assessment measures what motivates one’s actions – the why of behavior.

Overview of the DiSC Model

The coach has no internal links with the company and, therefore, can be freely confided in. They can have the roles of supporter, co-creator, political confidant and scrutinizer. Within each role, they will bring certain skills:

D- Dominance

Priorities: Getting immediate results, taking action, challenging themselves and others

Motivated by: Power and authority, competition, winning, success

> Direct
> Firm
> Strong-willed
> Forceful
> Results-oriented

i – Influence

Priorities: Expressing enthusiasm, taking action, encouraging collaboration

Motivated by: Social recognition, group activities, friendly relationships

> Outgoing
> Enthusiastic
> Optimistic
> High-spirited
> Lively

S- Steadiness

Priorities: Giving support, maintaining stability, enjoying collaboration

Motivated by: Stable environments, sincere appreciation, cooperation, opportunities to help.

> Even-tempered
> Accommodating
> Patient
> Humble
> Tactful

C-Conscientiousness

Priorities: Ensuring accuracy, maintaining stability, challenging assumptions

Motivated by: Opportunities to use expertise or gain knowledge, attention to quality.

> Analytical
> Reserved
> Precise
> Private
> Systematic

Cornerstone Principles

All DiSC Syles and priorities are equally valuable, and everyone is a blend of all four styles.

Your work style is also influenced by other factors such as life experiences, education, and maturity.

Understanding yourself better is the first step to becoming more effective when working with others.

Learning about other people’s DiSC styles can help you understand their priorities and how they may differ from your own.

You can improve the quality of your workplace by using DiSC to build more effective relationships.

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Benefits of DiSC

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The DiSC assessment offers various benefits in both personal and professional development. Here are some key advantages:

  1. Enhanced Self-Awareness: DiSC helps individuals gain insights into their behavioral preferences and tendencies. This increased self-awareness allows them to better understand their strengths, weaknesses, and communication styles.
  2. Improved Communication Skills: By understanding one’s own communication style and recognizing others’ styles, individuals can adapt their communication to be more effective. This leads to improved collaboration, reduced misunderstandings, and better teamwork.
  3. Team Building: DiSC assessments can be valuable tools for building strong and cohesive teams. By identifying the diverse communication and working styles within a team, members can appreciate and leverage each other’s strengths, fostering a more harmonious and productive work environment.
  4. Conflict Resolution: DiSC provides a framework for addressing and resolving conflicts by highlighting differences in communication and work styles. Team members can use this information to find common ground, minimize conflicts, and enhance overall team dynamics.
  5. Leadership Development: Leaders can use the assessment results to understand their leadership style, strengths, and areas for improvement. This knowledge enables them to adapt their leadership approach to effectively lead and motivate diverse teams.
  6. Career Development: Individuals can use DiSC insights to align their strengths and preferences with their career goals. This can guide career choices, help in setting professional development objectives, and enhance overall job satisfaction.
  7. Increased Productivity: Understanding how individuals approach tasks and projects can lead to more efficient collaboration and task delegation. When team members are aware of each other’s strengths and preferences, they can allocate responsibilities in a way that maximizes productivity.
  8. Positive Organizational Culture: Implementing DiSC assessments are part of organizational development initiatives can contribute to creating a positive and inclusive organizational culture. This can lead to higher employee morale, engagement, and satisfaction.
  9. Personal Growth: DiSC is a tool for personal development. Individuals can use the assessment results to identify areas for personal growth, set goals for improvement, and take proactive steps towards becoming more adaptable and effective in various situations.
  10. Customized Training Programs: Organizations can use DiSC assessments to tailor training and development programs based on specific needs and preferences of their employees, ensuring that learning initiatives are more targeted and impactful.

Our DiSC behavioral style assessment can be used in almost any business or personal situation where there is an element that is unknown

Assessments work best when combined with expert analysis (such as that provided by our coaches at Kashbox Coaching) and the implementation of our coaching programs.

What Would You Like To Know?

About KASHBOX COaching

Our founder, David Herdlinger, creator of the KASHBOX is a pioneering leader in the development and application of this dynamic corporate coaching program. 

  • Kashbox Coaching is headquartered on beautiful Saint Simons Island, just off the southern coast of Georgia, in the United States.

  • We have associates located throughout the country – helping people like you and your employees identify, develop, and realize their potential.

  • We are committed to a common purpose; your success, and are available when you need us and where you need us.

  • We believe it is the most effective means for promoting positive, rapid, and lasting organizational change.

David Herdlinger

We Work For You

Our individual and corporate coaching clients are diverse and span many industries, including but not limited to:

> Hospitals & Medical Facilities
> Pharmaceutical Companies
> Resorts & Hotels
> Insurance Agencies
> Law Firms
> Churches
> Security Companies
> Restaurants
> Retail Sales
> Home Health Care Providers
> Sales Reps
> Health Care Technology Companies

This partial listing will give you a better feel for the types of individual and corporate coaching clients we serve. However, we truly value and respect our clients’ time and privacy, so we’ve elected not to list all of our clients here by name in a public format.

Our development process is applicable to an international corporation, a unit or department, a management team, or a small, privately owned company.

Our goal is to help you achieve your goals. We are committed to helping you and your organization get results. Developing People to Achieve Their Full Potential… That’s What We Do!

Results Speak Louder Than Words

Take a look at some of our client testimonials to read excerpts from actual letters and emails we have received from some of our clients – who’ve given their permission to post their comments.

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Could behavioral style assessments benefit your team and your organization? Contact Kashbox Coaching to learn more.

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