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Useful advice for DISC parenting styles

Posted on 2019-03-04

DISC is a tool widely used in business environments for hiring, team building and improving communication. The power of DISC, however, can go a long way and has applications far beyond the standard office setting. Being a unique approach to understanding human behavior and avoiding conflict, DISC can be applied at home too! PeopleKeys conducted a short survey on DISC parenting styles, and our responders (all of them teenagers) reported the following categories of parenting styles:

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Goal Setting for Students with DISC

Posted on 2018-08-01

Why should students set goals? You could say it is the same as for anyone. How do you know where you are going and when you will get there if you don’t set goals? For students, it is perhaps even more important to learn this skillset early on, as they are still maturing and unsure of themselves. By developing into a long-term competency, goal setting will progress beyond just helping to improve academic performance, developing self-confidence and increasing motivation to providing a sense of purpose and forward momentum in all life’s endeavors.

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The Importance of Written Goal Setting for Students

Posted on 2017-02-23

The Long and Winding Road Say a young person got into their car intending to drive 200 miles towards a city but then decided only 10 miles away from it that it was “just too far away” and turned around.

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DISC and Positive Psychology- How do we achieve happiness?

Posted on 2016-10-07

What exactly is “happiness?" It’s an amorphous concept that isn’t merely a biologically determined response to stimuli. It evades concrete description.  Is happiness a trait? Is it a response to a series of events? Is happiness internally located, or do external factors decide whether or not a person is happy? Do we control our happiness, or do other people control our happiness?  How exactly do we obtain this illusive happiness?

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Team Meetings for Every DISC Profile

Posted on 2016-07-23

How do you get the most out of your team meetings? If you are a business leader, chances are that you plan team meetings at regular intervals to keep your team informed, engaged, and motivated. Meetings can be a great way to pass along necessary information and keep your team up to speed on changes on the horizon for your business.

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How to Identify DISC Personality Types

Posted on 2016-06-17

What is DISC and how do you identify personality types? DISC theory is a tool used for behavioral analysis that has its roots in Harvard in the 1920s. Psychologist Wlliam Marston (originator of Wonder Woman and the first polygraph test) had a theory 

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Crossing the Aisle: Dating Someone with an Opposing DISC profile

Posted on 2016-05-02

It’s amazing how a relationship can change with a little bit of empathy. I just finished my Introduction to Behavioral Analysis course and I am not writing as a DISC expert, but I can already tell that seeing people’s behavior as predictable is helping me with my relationships.

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Feeling Stressed over the Holidays?

Posted on 2014-11-24

When you think about the holidays, what words come to mind? Family...Togetherness...Joy Sure, those words definitely apply. But there’s one more that I’d add to the list: STRESS.

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Unfriended: What Are Your Worst Facebook Habits?

Posted on 2014-06-02

How Is Your Personality Reflected in the Way You Use Facebook?

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5 Strategies for Team Building

Posted on 2014-05-16

There are quite a few benefits of working on a team. When you’re on a well-balanced team, it can lead to greater creativity, productivity, and effectiveness. Having the ability to share tasks, divide responsibilities, and brainstorm ideas with other people can often lead to solutions one person would have never been able to come up with on their own. Collaboration allows the individual talents of the team to be used to produce a final product of exceptionally high quality.

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