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Using The Everything DiSC 363® for Leaders Profile – Part I

Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders ModelWhile every organization has a different process for initiating and delivering a 360-feedback program, our work-flow materials assume that the formal process for using Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders within your organization has been approved, and you’re ready to take the steps necessary for a successful implementation.

First, take a moment to review the Key Project Team Roles of the Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders Implementation Process.


  • Executive Sponsor has the authority to implement and champion Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders within the organization.
  • Program Manager is responsible for the day-to-day execution of Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders. The Program Manager works with participants and the project team to ensure that all parties have the information and resources they need.
  • EPIC Administrator is responsible for the EPIC Account (to most efficient way to issue 363s and have FREE unlimited raters) process from start to finish.
  • Coach provides leaders with their 363 feedback, answers their questions, helps them create action plans, and follows up to ensure that learning takes place. We recommend that trained coaches, either internal or external, be used unless managers have been trained in the coaching process.

Overview of The Everything DiSC 363® for Leaders Profile

Everything DiSC 363 for LeadersAn Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders Profile is unique from our other products because it uses assessment results from many respondents to produce a 360-feedback profile for one individual – a Leader.  In addition to feedback on current leadership behavior, the profile also provides the leader with three personalized strategies for improving leadership effectiveness.

The Leader is given an online assessment which takes 20-30 minutes to complete.
The assessment is in Two Parts:

  • a 79-item DiSC assessment – showing DiSC behavior results
  • a 72-item Leadership Behavior section – about how he or she as a leader tends to lead.

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How the Time Mastery Profile helps improve time management skills.

We all face a daily dilemma:  too much to do and not enough time to do it.  Although time is not adaptable, people are.  Managing time means adapting ourselves to its passage in some satisfying manner.

Time Mastery Online ProfileThe Time Mastery Profile is an easy-to-use self-assessment survey instrument that helps us to identify our time management strengths and limitations.  It gives us an opportunity to compare our time management behavioral styles to the behaviors of effective time managers in order to assess ourselves in 12 key categories of time management.  The Time Mastery Profile not only provides background information on each of these categories of time management, it also helps us identify our weakest categories in order to improve our time management habits in these areas.

The Time Mastery Profile is a contract for change that individuals make with themselves.  It’s a working document that participants can use for their personal as well as professional time management needs, on their own or at work.  It walks them through the process of developing Action Plans and improving their time management habits.

Time MasteryThe Time Mastery Profile is a professional, informative, effective time management assessment tool, reference resource and contract for change.  By helping people manage their time more effectively, the Time Mastery Profile enables them to increase their productivity on the job or at home, enhance the quality of their work with less stress, and gain a sense of personal satisfaction and accomplishment as they achieve more with their time.

Can the Time Mastery Profile be used as a development tool?

Time Mastery Online ProfileThe Time Mastery Profile is so flexible that it can be used in a variety of training programs with objectives other than time management.  These are a few examples of the training and development needs it can meet:


Management/Supervisory Training

The Time Mastery Profile can help both new and experienced managers and supervisors handle their time more efficiently and productively.

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A New Revolutionary 360° Assessment Based on DiSC®

Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders ModelFinally, a 360° for DiSC users.  But the Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders isn’t just any 360.  It combines the beat of 360s with the simplicity and power of DiSC, plus 3 personalized strategies (thus the name 363) for improving leadership effectiveness.  The result is a 360° experience that’s more productive and satisfying.


First, we took the sting out of 360 feedback.
For many leaders, 360s can be a frustrating experience. Open-ended comments can be unfocused and unhelpful and can even derail the learning process. With our exclusive selectable comments feature, CommentSmart, raters can give focused, balanced, constructive feedback—that the leader can actually use.

Then, we made it easier to understand and use.
Everything DiSC 363 for Leaders isn’t a collection of dry spreadsheets and charts without any explanation or story. Clear visuals and a conversational narrative style interpret and explain the data, making the report easy to understand and use.

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