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From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership by Guy Harris, Kevin Eikenberry

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Chapter 18. USING THE DISC MODEL OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR TO UNDERSTAND PEOPLE

While we have both studied many ways of describing the behavior patterns we mentioned in the last chapter, we tend to rely on one descriptive model more than we do the others. We like this model because of its simplicity and practicality.

Since you might already have a model that you use, our purpose is not to create a book about the DISC model. We just want to heighten your awareness of the importance of understanding this issue of different communication filters as you transition to leadership. If you have a model you or your organization use to understand these dynamics, we encourage you to learn everything you can about it and its practical application to your situation. ...

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