Your personality plays a direct role in your leadership style. Since your leadership style will affect your team’s success, it’s important to first understand how your own personality contributes to that.
With DiSC®, which stands for Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, and Consciousness, you can discover which traits are strongest in your own personality. Your own best leadership style is likely a blend of all four of these tendencies, but one or two will always stand out. If you’re working toward becoming a business leader, here’s what you need to know about DiSC®.
DiSC® Assessments for Aspiring Leaders
Many leader-geared personality assessments are designed specifically for those already in a leadership role. DiSC® Assessments for Aspiring Leaders helps those who are working toward heading up a team. By starting early, you can begin to see those traits that will make you well suited for the role. It can also help identify areas that might need a little more work as you’re working toward achieving your dreams.
How DiSC® Can Help Future Leaders
Before you can achieve your dreams, you first need to identify some goals. DiSC® can help with that by telling you whether you’re most motivated by dominance, influence, steadiness, or consciousness. From there, you can begin to walk through the steps of vision, alignment, and execution that will help you move up the career ladder.
Benefits of a DiSC® Assessment
Career coaching can help a professional identify natural strengths and find ways to put them to work. But DiSC® can kickstart that coaching. You’ll go through an assessment that shows you where your likely priorities as a leader will be. This coaching will help you as you move forward as a leader.
But one of the biggest benefits of a DiSC® assessment is that it helps you learn more about your own personality. Once you’re in a leadership position, you can use DiSC® as you’re choosing new team members, as well as while managing existing employees. Knowing where you fit within the dominance, influence, steadiness, and consciousness structure will help you find team members that complement your own traits.
Best of all, once you complete a DiSC® assessment, if you do seek out coaching and mentorship, you’ll have a firm grasp on your own leadership style. In fact, On Track Coaching can provide executive coaching services to any aspiring leaders interested in getting a head start on career goals. We can provide a DiSC® assessment and use the information to help you find the path that will work best for your own unique personality.