DISC guide

Using DISC communication assessment tools and Allison’s experienced interpretation guidance, you can decode human behaviors and actions, maximize strengths, gain cooperation from others, minimize, or manage conflicts and discover how to integrate and adapt communication styles to improve working relationships throughout your organization.


DISC approach

Who Uses DISC?

Leaders, executives, and teams in small businesses and Fortune 500 Companies (in 90 countries and 40 languages) use and benefit from the power of DISC Communication tools. Integrating DISC Communication is highly effective in assisting individuals and teams to improve their communication and performance.

DISC is also effective for candidate interviews and as a versatile management tool to revitalize employees, improve communication, build sound relationships and increase sales.

The highly validated DISC assessment immediately produces a personalized report with valuable information unique to the respondent’s behaviors. This information, supported by experienced interpretation and guidance through individual consulting, coaching and/or group workshops, leads to improved results both for the individual and the team.

Use your DISC assessment for:

  • Hiring
  • Team Building
  • Talent Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Coaching
  • Sales
  • Customer Service

DISC Has Four Primary Behavioral Styles

D – Dominance/Decisive
I – Influence/Interactive
S – Steadiness/Stabilizing
C – Compliance/Cautious

Developed by William Moulton Marston Ph.D., more than 75 years ago, DISC is an easy to follow and highly reliable behavioral assessment helping people to better understand and communicate with others.

By learning our own communication style and that of others through the DISC process, we will better understand each other, as well as be better understood.

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Allison Tabor is highly experienced and very passionate about helping individuals and teams to become more effective communicators and relators.

DISC assessments without the support of experienced interpretation and guidance will not produce desired results

Rather, it often wastes time and money and is counter-productive.

As a certified DISC Consultant who has reviewed thousands of DISC reports, Allison reliably interprets DISC assessments one-on-one and facilitates team communication workshops; helping to improve communication, foster collaboration, build highly productive teams and improve results. Through the use of DISC assessments and executive coaching, Allison capably assists people to become better leaders, communicators and collaborators.

  • DISC assessments for individuals & teams
  • Communication Workshops & Retreats

Allison is a Certified Analyst in Applied Axiology Theory, DISC, Behavioral Theory & Values Theory. Allison is also certified to use Innermetrix (IMX) assessment tools, as they are the most reliable, qualified, validated, and comprehensive in the world.


DISC process

Through an individual online assessment, a comprehensive report is generated which provides details regarding an individual’s communication style, motivators, and attributes. The reports will help you to you better understand the strengths and challenges of your own behavioral style, as well as those of others.

ADVanced Insights Profile

The Attribute Index measures WHAT natural talents a person has, based on how they think and make decisions. The Values Index measures WHY a person is motivated to use their talents, based on motivational drivers. And, the DISC Index measures HOW a person prefers to use their talents, based on the natural behavioral style. Together they create the WHAT, WHY and HOW of human performance; What natural talents do you have, Why are you motivated to use them and How do you prefer to use them. This is the most comprehensive psychometric assessment on the market today. A high level of self-awareness and discovery are the core to achieving peak performance in any role or endeavor, and to ensure that you properly align what you do best with how you do it and why.

DISC Index

The How...

The DISC Index measures a person’s preferred behavioral style: How do you prefer to use your natural talents? 

Understanding individual behavioral preferences and habits is crucial when working with team members, as a leader or a manager of several people, or in an environment that requires conflict resolution. The DISC Index can be used in a variety of situations, such as selection and hiring, succession planning and team development.

DISC Values Index

The Why...

The Values Index measures a person’s motivational style and drivers: Why are you motivated to use your natural talents?

The Values Index Analysis measures which of 7 Universal Passions an individual connects with, as well as their motivators and personal interests.

This kind of information is vital when it comes to motivating employees, making hiring and selection decisions, understanding performance issues or any situation that requires understanding what drives, motivates and inspires an individual.

DISC Attribute Index

The What...

The Attribute Index measures how a person thinks and makes decisions: What natural talents do you have?

The Attribute Index is a revolutionary profile to measure organizational skills and competencies and to increase individual and team efficiency and effectiveness. Built specifically for the business environment, and easy to use by any manager, the Attribute Index assesses an individual’s cognitive style (i.e., how they think). It shows clarity, focus and attention in 77 areas of skill and personal excellence.

Over 30 validation studies show it to be the most accurate strengths analysis worldwide.

workshops for


Do your team members experience communication challenges, seem disengaged or unproductive?

Is attracting or retaining talent difficult?

DISC Communication Workshops for Teams

Effective team communication is essential for any organization, and team building with DISC Communication insights can powerfully help teams improve their communication skills, build trust, become more engaged and work better.

By understanding, adapting, and leveraging different communication styles, virtual, hybrid or in-person teams can improve their communication and collaboration, leading to better business outcomes.

An interactive workshop from ½ day to full day with participating team members to learn about the language of DISC, review each of their DISC graphs, motivators and rank their Communication Do’ s and Don’ts and learn how to communicate more effectively with each other.  Additionally, provide an overview of how to recognize client and prospective client’s communication styles and strategies for integrating their styles to improve customer service and increase sales.

Allison facilitates highly effective, fun, interactive workshops and retreats. Her virtual and in-person communication training has an immediate and lasting impact, helping team members develop stronger interpersonal relationships by understanding each other’s communication styles and preferences. This can lead to improved self-awareness, greater trust, respect, and empathy within the team, ultimately resulting in improved team morale, engagement, and productivity.

Customized DISC Consulting for Leaders & Executives

Business owners, leaders and executives interact with, sell, or persuade others, including: partners, employees, prospective and current clients, co-workers, vendors, board members, colleagues, and other stakeholders.

Understanding your unique communication style and how to successfully communicate with others is perhaps THE most important skill any business owner, leader or executive could have.

Using DISC communication assessment tools with Allison’s experienced interpretation guidance, you can decode human behaviors and actions, maximize strengths, gain cooperation from others, improve sales outcomes, minimize, or manage conflicts and discover how to integrate and adapt communication styles to improve working relationships throughout your organization and personally.

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Leaders & Executives

Do you find it difficult to communicate with certain people?

Would you like to influence others more effectively?