Self-awareness enables individuals to develop effective strategies for interaction and helps them respond to the demands of their environment.

Everything DiSC assessments help you understand yourself and improve your interaction with others at work. It’s the leading behavioural assessment tool used by over 1 million people every year, worldwide. It improves work productivity, teamwork and communication.

The DiSC model provides a common language that people can use to better understand themselves and adapt their behaviours with others – within a work team, a sales relationship, a leadership position, or other relationships.

DiSC profiles help you and your team:

  • Increase your self-knowledge: how you respond to conflict, what motivates you, what causes you stress and how you solve problems
  • Improve working relationships by recognising the communication needs of team members
  • Facilitate better teamwork and teach productive conflict
  • Develop stronger sales skills by identifying and responding to customer styles
  • Manage more effectively by understanding the dispositions and priorities of employees and team members
  • Become more self-knowledgeable, well-rounded and effective leaders

So what does DiSC stand for? What do the letters mean?


D = Dominance

Places emphasis on accomplishing results, the bottom line and confidence


  • Can be blunt
  • Accepts challenges
  • Gets straight to the point
  • Wants results


i = Influence

Places emphasis on influencing or persuading others, openness, relationships


  • Shows enthusiasm
  • Is optimistic
  • Likes to collaborate
  • Dislikes being ignored


S = Steadiness

Person places emphasis on cooperation, sincerity and dependability


  • Doesn’t like to be rushed
  • Calm manner
  • Calm approach
  • Supportive


C = Conscientiousness

Places emphasis on quality and accuracy, expertise, competency



  • Enjoys independence
  • Objective reasoning
  • Wants the details
  • A fear of being wrong