Learning Activities

Action Plan for Four Styles (02/2020) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Communications Song Activity – Tapping to a Different Song – View PDF

Cartoon – Instructions  (2016)  – View PDF | Download Original Format

Cartoon – 4 Situations by BB (2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

DISC Crossword Puzzle by Erin Behrendt (2018) – View PDF | Download Original Format

DISC Crossword Puzzle Answer Sheet (2018) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Divide and Conquer by BB  (8/2016)  View PDF | Download Original Format

Egg-citing Workplace Challenge by WillieJay (11/2018) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Egg-citing Workplace Challenge Photos (11/2018) –  View PDF

Game Show- Adaptation by BB (2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Greetings – Adaptation by BB (2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Jeopardy Game PPT by WillieJay – (12/2020) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Jeopardy Instructions by WillieJay – (11/2018) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Want to ADD a fun dimension to your DISC Learning Session?* I have found that the “Jeopardy” game can be used as a fun and interesting way to gage the learning of your session attendees and to add that fun and interesting dimension to you DISC Workshops. FREE versions are available. Check out these links:

Koosh Ball Energizer for Introductions, Reviews & Closing comments by Cindy Molina (2017) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Lottery – BB- 2018 – View PDF | Download Original Format 

Marshmallow-Challenge Activity by WillieJay –  (11/2018) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Marshmallow-Challenge Photos – (11-2018) – View PDF

“Match Style to Characteristics” Learning Activity by Vanessa Settle, July 2018 – View PDF | Download Original Format

Selling a Vacation Instructions – View PDF | Download Original Format

Selling a Vacation – Photo Example (2017) –  View PDF | Download Original Format

Selling a Vacation – Photo Example (2018) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Tapping – (6/2018) – View PDF  | Download Original Format

TV Trivia Adaptation by BB  (2018)  – View PDF | Download Original Format
TV Trivia Adaptation by BB  (2017)  – Photo Example – View PDF |  Download Original Format

What If Adaptation by BB (2016) –View PDF |  Download Original Format

What’s Your Style? – Activity #1 – Instructions by Vanessa Settle (July 2018) – View PDF | Download Original Format

DISC Desks Handout – Questions – Download Original Format
DISC Desks Handout – Answers – Download Original Format 

DISC Talk #1: Preparing for Implementation with Mark Lakatos – Recording
DISC Talk #3: DISC Tools & Techniques with Mary Quinn – Recording
DISC Talk #6: How to Ensure DISC Training Success with Melinda McGrath – Recording
DISC Talk #7: DISC Best Practices with Tammy Vetter – Recording

DISC Scavenger Hunt – View PDF

Inside Out by Eli Blair – View PDF | Download Original Document

Lesson Plans

4 HR Lesson Plan – Nov 4, – 2019 – View PDF | Download Original Document

DISC Lesson Plan 2.5 Hr – Nov 4, – 2019 – View PDF | Download Original Document

DISC Lesson Plan 90 Min – Feb 16, 2021 – View PDF | Download Original Document

DISC Lesson Plan 60 Min – Nov 4, – 2019 – View PDF | Download Original Document

60 Min WEBINAR DISC Training – Lesson Plan – Sept 25, 2019 – View PDF | Download Original Document

DISC Movies

Note: These 4 video clips are all lawyers, but with distinctively different DISC Styles.

  1. The Good Wife (Dominant)
  2. Intolerable Cruelty (Influence)
  3. Rainmaker (Steady)
  4. To Kill a Mockingbird (Conscientious)

1. The Good Wife

https://vimeo.com/221684336/1bc8c8c80f

A: Julianna Margulies is demonstrating a high D

2. Intolerable Cruelty

https://vimeo.com/221684324/68e8402e44

A: George Clooney is demonstrating a high I

3. Rainmaker

https://vimeo.com/221684331/ca004adffe

A: Matt Damon is demonstrating a high S

4. To Kill A Mockingbird

https://vimeo.com/221684343/90c79cdffd

A: Gregory Peck is Demonstrating a high C

5. The Great Outdoors

https://vimeo.com/221684343/90c79cdffd

How 2 DISC Styles looking at the lake have 2 very different perspectives.

John Candy as a S, sees beautiful trees when he looks out on the lake.  Dan Akroyd as a C, sees pollution, air contamination, aggressive developers

6.“Patch Adams” with Robin Williams

https://vimeo.com/221683011/86c55214c1

  • Scene 6: “Dr. Walcott’s Warning”
  • Ask participants to watch this 3 minute video and look for behavioral clues of each of the DISC styles.
  • After the video, have them form small groups and give them each a piece of flipchart paper and a marker. Have them draw the four quadrants and label each one, “D”, “I”, “S”, and “C”. Have them bullet a list of examples of each style.
  • Debrief as a large group after a few minutes and have each group share their poster.
  • Point out how Robin Williams character, “Patch Adams”, demonstrates how to “adapt and connect” with Dr. Walcott. Before Dr. Walcott walked in, Patch was demonstrating high “I” and “S”

7. “The Best of the Soup Nazi” – Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfield – Who is what style?

8.“Dead Poets Society” with Robin Williams

 https://youtu.be/LjHORRHXtyI

https://youtu.be/aS1esgRV4Rc

  • Scene 3: “Understanding Poetry”
  • Ask participants to watch these two short video clips (total time less than 4 minutes) and look for behavioral clues of each of the DISC styles.
  • After the video, have them form small groups and give them each a piece of flipchart paper and a marker. Have them draw the four quadrants and label each one “D”, “I”, “S”, and “C”. Have them bullet a list of examples of each style.
  • Debrief as a large group after a few minutes and have each group share their poster.
  • Point out how Robin Williams character, “Mr. Keating” and the boys in his class demonstrate the various styles. And when the principal walked in, notice how he had to “adapt and connect” with Mr. Keating (he flexed from a high “D” to a “S” style).

9. Marston / Wonder Woman

Click on to watch CBS Segment (6:30 min)

DISC Movie Clips – Click here for the Recording

10. DISC Style Movie Quotes

Examples of DISC Style Movie Quotes – View PDF | Download Original Format

DISC TV

In a TV show it is no accident that many ensemble casts display the four DISC Styles:

  1. Big Bang Theory – Download Original document
  2. Drew Carey Show – Download Original document
  3. Frasier – Download Original document
  4. Friends – Download Original document
  5. Gilligan’s Island – Download Original document
  6. The Golden Girls – Download Original document
  7. I Love Lucy – Download Original document
  8. M*A*S*H – Download Original document
  9. Seinfeld – Download Original document

ALL DISC TV shows – Download Original Document

DISC Team Handouts

DISC Team Summary Report – View PDF

How to Communicate with Me – View PDF | Download Original Document

DISC Tip Handouts

Boss is a… (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

DISC Styles – Famous People –  View PDF | Download Original Format

Do You Deal With a… (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

During Change (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Emailing a … (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Non-verbal Communication of a … (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Office of a … (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

On the Phone With a … (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Problem Solving With a … (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Talking with a … (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Voicemail of a … (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Who is Leading Your Meeting? (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format

Additional Handouts

  1. Adapting to DISC by DeAnna Dickerson and Sherry Whitlow (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format
  2. Four Basic DISC Styles Description – View PDF | Download Original Format
  3. Four Styles Description, Strengths and Motivators by Melissa Steeg (08/2016) – View PDF
  4. Identifying DISC by DeAnna Dickerson & Sherry Whitlow (08-2016)  – View PDF | Download Original Format
  5. Sales Worksheet (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format
  6. DISC Tip – D – by Velma WinderKnox (08/2016) – View PDF | Download Original Format
  7. Famous DISC People – (09/2020) – View PDF  | Download Original Format
  8. DISC Stressors Job-Aid – (11-2020) – View PDF

Evals

Course Evaluation – View PDF | Download Original Format

Participant Evaluation – View PDF | Download Original Format

Simple Training Evaluation Form – View PDF | Download Original Format