DISC Frequently Asked Questions

Understand yourself, your team, and different communication & leadership styles

What is DISC?

DISC is a behavioral assessment tool based on the DISC theory of psychologist William Moulton Marston, which centers on four different behavioral traits: dominance, inducement, submission, and compliance.

Why use DISC?

DISC as a framework can be used to achieve more understanding and consensus in many workplace scenarios, such as:

  • Hiring and promotion

  • Conflict resolution

  • Sales

  • Teambuilding

  • Communication

  • Managing teams

What is the difference between DISC and other personality profiling tools?

There are many comparative personality profiling tools on the market. However many stem from the basic D,I,S,C model. DISC has been used by over 50 million people around the world, used in many MNCs and government agencies due to the simplicity of the DISC theory. DISC can be learned in a half day to full day training session and the DISC profile is easily remembered by participants.

DISC is often compared to MBTI, we have come up with a comparative table here:

Difference between DISC and MBTI

I’ve taken a DISC test before. Why should I take it again?

Your DISC profile can change or differ when you switch jobs, get promoted, go through different life experiences and so on. We recommend taking a DISC assessment every 2-3 years.

What type of DISC workshops do you do?

We do half day DISC workshops and 1 day DISC workshops. For a list of DISC workshops and price ranges, click here.