Brad Smith

Bradley Smith, Ph.D. is the Director of International Business Development at PeopleKeys, and works directly with our international distributors and business partners. He enjoys providing custom solutions outside of our "normal" realm of business, such as corporate consulting and custom technology applications. He especially enjoys taking the lead and reaching goals quickly on new and challenging areas. A proud dad of an infant baby. Personality Style: D

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DISC Myths Debunked: Discrepancies in My Report

Normally, 98% of people who take a DISC assessment when reading their report will confirm: “This is so totally me!” However, there will be approximately 2% who will find some discrepancies and raise a question to their behavioral consultant or coach about these findings. There

When DISC alone is not enough

Why is DISC alone not enough? It's the same reason if you were going on a first date with someone and all you had was a picture of them. Yes, it can tell you a lot, but if you were to make a decision on whether you wanted to date that person soley on a snaphot of them,

DISC March Madness Mania

Today is one of the most unproductive days in business we will face this year, it is the beginning of March Madness. If you are checking scores or even watching the annual NCAA Basketball Championship you are just one of 12 million others who share your passion.

Why DISC is the best (and legal) choice for hiring

A large part of our business has been fueled by our unique and positive approach to finding the best in people and believing a key to success is learning how to unlock the positive traits of your people. As part of our ongoing series on “DISC Expertise,” we would like to share

Some Opposites Just Attract

There could not be a couple more opposite in personality styles than Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani. People thought it might be a publicity stunt at first, but it seems the two opposites are really attracted to one another. Shelton himself is quoted as saying, “We could not

Most Favorite Expressions of DISC Styles

The other day we were talking about misheard song lyrics and somehow it lead to a conversation on expressions, both wrong and right, we often hear people say. You know what I am talking about, things like:

The DISC Leadership Style of Martin Luther King, Jr.

I never had the privilege of meeting or hearing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in my lifetime for I was a small child when his untimely death happened. I did, however, have a History teacher in High School who loved teaching his class about pivotal times in American history (even

The Super Winning Team

One of PeopleKeys’ clients, Ohio Valley Adult & Teen Challenge, awards a Super Winning Team ball signed by all the staff at Teen Challenge. Brad Smith of PeopleKeys states, “I placed a bid on an NFL ball signed by all the Pittsburgh Steelers during a recent Teen Challenge

Why Two-Graph DISC Superiority is a Total Myth

I am a person who likes to take action and fight for the underdog, protecting those being taken advantage of. I hate dishonesty and people who are disingenuous. I felt compelled to right a wrong by writing about whether 2-graph DISC is better than 3-graph (see examples below).

Where Communication Takes Place

This graphical illustration about “where communication takes place” comes from 25 years of observing and testing behavioral and communication tendencies. It really struck me one day when two people I know very well were having a pretty intense argument, in fact talking about

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