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How is "Extended DISC" different from "DISC"?

Many people find it surprising that no one owns "DISC".  It is a theory that was originally developed in 1928 by William Moulton Marston.  The DISC-model is in public domain and there are a few companies that have created their proprietary DISC assessments. This blog covers these main points: "Work role" vs....

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Stress

Bill (not his real name) is a highly skilled motor engineer. He has spent many years tutoring at a well known technical institute and is widely respected by his peers.
We cannot disclose where he is located, but some 12 months ago he decided that he would apply for a managerial position with a large new car franchise as the remuneration off...

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Communicating your Wellbeing Strategy

Visual Reminders - New Zealand telecoms company ihug wanted to communicate to its young Gen Y workforce, who said in a staff survey they needed to feel valued and suffered "email overload" with 50-100 each day. The company had recently experienced significant growth but also the high staff turnover common to the industry. ihug put n...

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What Energises You at Work?

Earlier this year, as we began our internal recruitment campaign.  We decided to introduce Strengthscope as part of our assessment process. Strengthscope is a psychometric tool which focuses on identifying what energises somebody at work.  The thinking being that if people are given the opportunity to do things which energise them, ...

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Getting 360 Degree Reviews Right

We've all watched countless late-night infomercials regarding a new product or self-help program. As it ends, the person on the TV screen testifies that this new vitamin or exercise process has "changed my life." We assume we're not alone in our skepticism about how life transforming this new product really was. Indeed, as w...

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