Everything DiSC® on Catalyst™ Frequently Asked Questions

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Everything DiSC on Catalyst is a learning experience that will equip your people with the social and emotional knowledge to facilitate more effective interactions at work. By combining a proven DiSC-based assessment with instructor-led training and a powerful online learning platform, Everything DiSC on Catalyst helps people:

  • Better understand themselves
  • Appreciate and value differences of perspective and approach
  • Consistently adapt to the unique needs of each person or situation they encounter

The result is lasting impact for the individual and the organization. Everything DiSC on Catalyst makes the hard work of lasting behavioral change fun for participants. For organizations, Everything DiSC on Catalyst helps promote an engaged, collaborative, and adaptive culture that drives results… even virtually.

The Everything DiSC on Catalyst experience begins with Everything DiSC Workplace.

From Workplace, you can extend the learning journey to include Agile EQ™, which can be unlocked in EPIC.

Workplace and Agile EQ are just the start. Our plan is to migrate and create more applications of DiSC to Catalyst. Whether it’s learning to improve conflict situations or to create supervisors who manage with impact, you will be able to continue adding value to your learners over time using Everything DiSC on Catalyst.

Everything DiSC Workplace on Catalyst and Everything DiSC Agile EQ on Catalyst improve on the traditional Workplace and Agile EQ experiences to better support real-world application of the learning concepts. The result is an experience that transforms the traditional once-and-done training event into an ongoing learning process. Three notable differences are:

Modular Design:

Traditional Workplace and Agile EQ content has been refactored into eight learning modules. Unlike the traditional experiences, each module is self-contained and can be done alone or with colleagues. The Catalyst design enables group training sessions that can be easily customized to meet a wider range of time or group-size constraints.

Workplace modules include:

  • Fundamentals Module 1 (60 minutes classroom/65 minutes virtual): Your DiSC Style
  • Fundamentals Module 2 (30 minutes classroom/20 minutes virtual): Your Colleagues
  • Workplace Module 1 (75 minutes classroom/70 minutes virtual): What Drives You
  • Workplace Module 2 (75 minutes classroom/60 minutes virtual): You and Other Styles
  • Workplace Module 3 (60 minutes classroom/55 minutes virtual): Build Better Relationships

The optional Agile EQ add-on includes:

  • Module 1 (45 minutes classroom/40 minutes virtual): Your EQ Strengths
  • Module 2 (95 minutes classroom/100 minutes virtual): Beyond Your Comfort Zone
  • Module 3 (60 minutes classroom/60 minutes virtual): Develop Your EQ

All learning modules may be delivered individually or together as a single event. Our goal is to equip facilitators with more options to address emerging learning trends around shorter sessions.

Immediately Relevant and Applicable to Each Learner’s Day-to-Day Work Life:

The Catalyst platform acts as a personalized, online access point for participants to use throughout their DiSC journey. On the platform, learners take their DiSC assessment, gain access to their assessment results and their Workplace and/or Agile EQ learning content. They can run comparison reports against their colleagues plus access tips for more effective interactions in real time.

Virtual or In-Person Instructor-Led Facilitation:

As organizations continue with remote work brought on by COVID-19, the Everything DiSC Workplace on Catalyst and Everything DiSC Agile EQ on Catalyst facilitation is designed to support virtual or in-person training. It includes:

  • Virtual facilitation (for use with videoconferencing technology)
  • Classroom facilitation (for face-to-face sessions)

Everything DiSC Workplace on Catalyst uses the best-selling Everything DiSC Workplace assessments but takes it to the next level. Intended to help build more effective & lasting relationships at work, Everything DiSC Workplace on Catalyst will help your people adapt to colleagues in real-time. With the base Workplace experience, participants will:

  • Discover their DiSC style
  • Deepen understanding of self & others
  • Learn to build better relationships with others
  • Access real-time tips for more effective interactions with their co-workers
  • Build the foundation for future social & emotional skills training

This results in a more engaged, collaborative culture with a focus on improving the overall quality of your workplace.

With Everything DiSC Workplace on Catalyst, learners:

  • Take the Everything DiSC Assessment
  • Gain access to the Catalyst platform
  • Receive their Your DiSC Profile report which is a 23-page narrative report available for download from the Catalyst platform as well from EPIC

Everything DiSC Workplace on Catalyst is designed for any individual who works with people. Individuals who work within, or are associated with, an organization will get even more out of the learning experience because they will be able access to the Your Colleagues feature - a capability that allows learners to compare themselves to their colleagues. They will also receive real-time tips for more effective interactions at work.

Continue your DiSC journey with the Everything DiSC Agile EQ on Catalyst add-on. The Agile EQ experience is designed to teach people how to read emotional and interpersonal needs of a situation and how to respond accordingly.

Participants will discover an agile approach to workplace interactions which will empower them to meet the demands of virtually any situation. Agile EQ participants will:

  • Discover the instinctive mindsets that shape their responses and interactions
  • Recognize opportunities to stretch beyond what comes naturally to them
  • Take action to become more agile in their approach to social and emotional situations

The result is an emotionally intelligent workforce that supports a thriving agile culture.

With Everything DiSC Agile EQ on Catalyst, learners:

  • Receive their personalized Agile EQ content on the Catalyst platform
  • Get an expanded DiSC report (expanded from 23-pages to 50-pages)

No. The Everything DiSC Agile EQ on Catalyst add-on experience requires the Everything DiSC Workplace on Catalyst base experience. Once learners have access to both Workplace and Agile EQ content on Catalyst, facilitators are empowered to facilitate any module within both applications in any order to best addresses the needs of each group.

The Everything DiSC Workplace on Catalyst assessment takes 20-30 minutes to complete. If a participant is assigned Everything DiSC Workplace on Catalyst using a previously taken Everything DiSC assessment, it will only take 5-10 minutes to complete. Participants who upgrade from a DiSC Classic assessment will take the full Everything DiSC Workplace on Catalyst assessment which takes 15-20 minutes to complete.

Catalyst is an online learning platform that serves as a single access point participants who complete and Everything DiSC on Catalyst assessment. The platform was designed to support instructor-led facilitation or individual exploration. Catalyst helps to integrate DiSC into your workflow. With Catalyst, participants will:

  • Take the Everything DiSC personality assessment
  • Discover their DiSC style & improve self-understanding
  • Compare their styles with colleagues and gain tips for more effective interactions
  • Access social & emotional training content — personalized to their unique DiSC style

With Catalyst, Everything DiSC promotes a lasting impact on employee performance and organizational culture.

No. Catalyst is designed for learners to access their personalized DiSC content. Sharing via webinar or video conference would not be appropriate.

No. Catalyst platform content is created and managed by the Catalyst team. It is based on a participant's unique DiSC results and the DiSC results of their colleagues.

Yes. DiSC style podcasts are available within the Your DiSC Style section of the Catalyst platform. After completing the assessment, participants gain access to the podcast that coincides with their DiSC style.

Yes. The report will appear in the Download Reports section on the Catalyst platform.

Yes. The following group reports are available on Catalyst:

  • Comparison Report
  • Everything DiSC Group Culture Report
  • Team View Report
  • Everything DiSC Facilitator Report
  • Supplement for Facilitators

The Everything DiSC on Catalyst Facilitation Kit uses a short-format, modular design and includes virtual and in-person facilitation options to ensure facilitators can create a customized experience.

The kit includes Workplace and Agile EQ content, featuring virtual and in-person training modules, contemporary video, and activities.

Workplace Facilitation Modules:

  • Fundamentals Module 1: Your DiSC® Style
  • Fundamentals Module 2: Your Colleagues
  • Workplace Module 1: What Drives You
  • Workplace Module 2: You and Other Styles
  • Workplace Module 3: Build Better Relationships

Agile EQ Facilitation Modules:

  • Agile EQ Module 1: Your EQ Strengths
  • Agile EQ Module 2: Beyond Your Comfort Zone
  • Agile EQ Module 3: Develop Your EQ

No. View is set to “yes” for all participants. After completing their assessment, participants gain access to their DiSC results on the Catalyst platform. This allows users to access their online learning modules right away.

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