Five Behaviors of a cohesive team | 5 steps

Adopting Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is logical and straightforward. Learn what makes an effective team and pragmatically proceed in five steps.


Step 1: Which Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team performance test?

Cohesive team training - Any step beyond step 1 assumes that:

  1. You have already chosen to work with disc partners, 
  2. You have gone through the process of product selection and have chosen between Five Behaviors powered by DiSC or powered by All Types (based on Jungian Types, just like mbti).
  3. You purchased your access code. Start entering the world of Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team. 

At disc partners, we are an authorised Wiley partner. We help you purchase Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team online assessments and support you in implementing the cohesive team training  with your teams, to enhance team dynamics and team performance

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Step 2: Take the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team performance test

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Cohesive team training - Respond to the online questionnaire on team performance

  1. You have received a Five Behaviors assessment access code in your email inbox. Click on the link provided in this email and proceed to next step (do not discard the email, you might need it later on).
  2. You answer a simple questionnaire about your team's behavior.

Get a closer understanding about the difference between a test and an assessment, in the FAQ section (top menu) consult: test & assessment, what is the difference?  Hint: there are no right or wrong answers.


Step 3: Receive your Five Behaviors Team profile report

Cohesive team training - The online assessment platform produces a Five Behaviors team profile report. It describes your teams strengths and possible blindspots as well as your unique behavioural style, tendencies, needs, preferred environment and strategies for effective behavior. They help you learn more about your own and the team's strengths and challenges, which remain simple to understand.

Each profile report also includes information about all other DiSC or All Types styles in the team, so you can observe people around you and compare. Remember there is no right or wrong in DiSC or All Types. 

Facilitators often use group reports or other available reports to provide more insight and a greater understanding of your team, and colleagues. ​

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Step 4: Implement Five Behaviors team report recommmendations

If you stop at this point, you potentially miss 90% of the value the DiSC profile report would add to your knowledge and skils. The impacting part of your DiSC experience starts in step 3 and the implementation activities that you associate with the recommendations from the report in step 4. To experience what makes a team effective, consider throrough implementation:

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Five Behaviors team report interpretation for individuals: one to one 

Personal development and coaching makes sense, however the purpose is to experience what makes a team effective. This is, therefore, a team program. Consider one or several team workshops as a logical choice to develop and further align the team. One to one interpretation is often done with senior management to secure alignment before running the cohesive team training.

Five Behaviors team profile report interpretation in a team workshop.

Further improve the team’s interactions, cohesion and efficiency. Experience immediate and visible results following your Five Behaviors bespoke cohesive team training.


Step 5: Push learning a step further with the free progress report

Cohesive team training - A free follow up progress report 

The Progress Report highlights areas of greatest improvement and possible decline. it offers productive points of discussion, and suggests an action plan to help teams prioritise and set specific goals. You can run more than one report for free.

You'll be able to compare how a team’s performance has changed over time and highlight areas of greatest improvement and of greatest decline.

Report components:

  1. The Team’s Survey Results
  2. Points of Discussion
  3. Action Plan : identify the team’s priorities for improvements and set specific goals
  4. Appendix : The Impact of Your DiSC® Style, the Everything DiSC Team Map and the Conflict Team Map
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