Team Building

Using the PeopleKeys® DISC system of behavioral analysis allows you to build stronger and more productive teams by:

  • Strengthening communication
  • Minimizing conflict
  • Maximizing productivity
  • Increasing effectiveness
  • Improving morale

Team BuildingAssessing your team using the DISC system provides you with the tools you need to fully develop the talent that already exists with your current personnel, increase productivity, enhance teamwork and cooperation and ultimately increase your bottom line.

How It Works

The DISC model of human behavior provides a common language throughout an organization and will lay the foundation for improving communication, maximizing personal strengths, and minimizing weaknesses.
Understanding yourself and those you work with provides the following benefits:

  • Creates an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation
  • Improves morale and communication
  • Allows team members to recognize and capitalize on their strengths
  • Allows team members to recognize and capitalize on the strengths of others

Through a greater understanding of behavioral styles, your team is better able to recognize and meet the needs of those they serve.

5 Keys to Effective Teams

Through more than 35 years of helping companies of all sizes maximize team effectiveness, PeopleKeys has identified five keys common to all effective teams:

  • Trust
  • Communication
  • Common Goals
  • Mutual Respect
  • Tolerance

Each of these keys to effective teams requires you to know the DISC personality and behavioral style of yourself and your team members.

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Well-Rounded Teams

The most effective teams are those comprised of people who possess differing strengths, and more importantly, the ability to identify and apply those strengths appropriately.

Dominant team members provide the following strengths and limitations to a team:
  • Great bottom-line organizers
  • May overstep authority
  • Place a high value on time
  • May seem argumentative
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Dislike routine
  • Can handle multiple tasks at once
  • May attempt too much at once
Compliant team members provide the following strengths and limitations to a team:
  • Great with facts and information
  • Get bogged down in details
  • Focus on maintaining quality
  • May seem defensive and critical
  • Thorough and meticulous
  • Unwilling to break rules
  • Great analyzers and developers
  • Non-verbal
Influencing team members provide the following strengths and limitations to a team:
  • Great communicators
  • Inattentive to details
  • Motivate others to achieve
  • Talk more than listen
  • A positive sense of humor
  • May also be sarcastic
  • Negotiate well
  • Impulsive
Steady team members provide the following strengths and limitations to a team:
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Resistant to change
  • Loyal, patient, and trustworthy
  • Possessive
  • Great “team players”
  • May seem slow-paced and stubborn
  • Peacemaker, maintains harmony
  • Keep feelings to themselves

Knowing your strengths and the strengths of those on your team can help you to maximize your effectiveness.