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When you understand what makes individuals tick, you can interact with them far more effectively.

Which bird are you?

Use DISC to learn why you "click" with some people and "clank" with others...

Identify others' behavioral styles and choose the best way to connect with them...

Embrace your personal style and your natural gifts, maximize your strengths and minimize your weakne
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Paperback, 226 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by Createspace
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Ashley
Feb 13, 2013 rated it liked it
(From the full review at Marginalia.)

Taking Flight! is the latest in the style of management-geared personality books that utilizes fictional tales starring anthropomorphic animals to determine your which type of worker bee you are. Authors and "business coaches" Rosenberg and Silvert have created an imaginary locale called "Home" in which a collection of birds, each stereotypes of one of the four DISC model classifications, must work together in spite of their different preferences to solve
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Jeff Backal
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
WOW! Taking Flight is a 2 thumbs up!
Not only have I used the DISC Profile for many years, I have read many books on DISC and related topics. Most of these books are heavy in theory and often make it difficult to understand and apply the learning. Taking Flight was wonderfully written. The fable is very engaging and easy to read. It not only teaches the reader about the 4 DISC styles, it teaches the reader how to adapt behaviors to create better relationships with those around them. I truly belie
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Farnoosh Brock
Jun 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: business-spirit
Learning and specializing in DiSC has truly transformed my work as a business coach working with business owners, entrepreneurs, leaders and change makers and after getting through the DiSC training with my coach, I was hungry for more information. A great book, to be exact.

My coach had not heard of the books by Silver & Rosenberg, and I totally stumbled across them by accident. First The Chameleon and now Taking Flight. Both are phenomenal in breaking down the concepts of DiSC into a lovely fa
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Heather Hafner
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Taking Flight! is entertaining, educational and a must-read for anyone who wants to understand and communicate better with their spouse, children or co-workers. Based on the DISC behavioral model, Rosenberg and Silvert have turned a behavioral assessment used widely in business into an enticing fable and action plan. Four different birds are used to illustrate the traits of the four behavioral types. Are you more like an Eagle, Parrot, Dove or Owl? In truth, we find out we are a mixture of all f ...more
Lesley Cruz
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Taking Flight! is the kind of book that once you've read it, you will want to share it with everyone you know. You will find yourself comparing yourself and your friends and family with each of the DISC styles. ...more
Joe Webb
May 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great fable about the different personality styles that we tend to follow - the disc profile. Every leader, manager, Scouts aster, etc should read this book.
Tracey Hasz
Jan 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I feel this book is a great way for people to grasp the DISC system. I would recommend parents even get their kids to read it.
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Jun 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
Very interesting read. Short and to the point. I feel like I learned a great deal from this required reading for my job that we are going to have training on.
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