DiSC Assessments have been used worldwide by over 42 million people to build self – awareness and to improve the effectiveness of their interaction with the environment, improvising based on the context and situation. DiSC has proven its mettle in being the right tool for trainers and coaches to provide facilitation through intervention par excellence. With its deep insights on behavioural adaptation DiSC helps trainers build the right training ambience getting them to understand and adapt their training style to the learner’s learning style.
DiSC has a spectrum of tools which can be used by trainers to foster professional development, increase managerial effectiveness, build team cohesion and coach leaders to grow par excellence. The Everything DiSC facilitation kits set the pace for facilitation through videos, readymade presentations , games and participant hand-outs. However for a trainer to be able to successfully use the varied tools and to create experiential learning for clients, we recommend incorporating the concept of “play” into each of these four steps which completes the overall “DiSC” experience.
Step -1 – Build self- awareness.
If behaviour has to be flexed to the situation or the environment, it is imperative that one should know oneself. To alleviate the apprehension that a trainee may have during those moments of self – realisation, activities can be incorporated to create the right intervention. This might also help the trainee to remember the details of their own behaviour since it is impossible to expect them to refer to corresponding pages when it comes to flexing. Read on to find out activities and games that can be used at this stage.
Step-2 – Understand the true meaning of DiSC styles.
The DiSC model associates multiples behavioural traits to each style which may not be easy to unravel just by going through a training session. Visual or auditory learning is what could support the process. Simple games through the usage of cue cards can familiarise trainees with not just the nuances of their own behavioural style but also those of others. Know more about interesting games using cue cards to understand DiSC better.
Step-3 – Spot other styles.
Adapting to another person or an interpersonal interaction is impossible till the trainee is able to precisely spot styles. Though a detailed description is offered in DiSC training programs regarding the specialities and signature behavioural traits of each style, trying to memorise it or going back to the report every time is not practical. Interesting games and activities can transform behaviour spotting from a brain raking exercise to a fun learning experience which stays afresh in the trainee’s memory. Learn how to transform behaviour spotting into a game.
Step-4 – Flexing styles
DiSC increases personal effectiveness by providing tips on how an individual needs to flex his behavioural styles. Using the same tips for building individual vis – a vis group rituals which are associated with positive attribution can be the simplest way to sustain behavioural modification. Get fun ideas for designing games to identify rituals at workplace.