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The Five Behaviors™ of a Cohesive Team

Trust | Conflict | Commitment | Accountability | Results

Healthy, collaborative teams are grounded in vulnerability-based trust.  Trust allows teams to effectively work through inevitable conflict in a healthy and productive way, which leads to greater team results.

Watch this introductory video to learn more about this proven model for helping teams overcome unhealthy behaviors and engage in true collaboration.

TeamMechanics is a Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Authorized Partner


Most teams have real yet unspoken challenges. 

These challenges lie in the areas of:
  • trust
  • conflict
  • commitment
  • accountability and
  • results
What if the most critical challenges were made visible to you and your team so that you could act on them?

The Solution:  The Five Behaviors™ of a Cohesive Team Powered by Everything DiSC®

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is modular, flexible and customizable.  This highly interactive program may be delivered in a single day or over multiple days to fit your team's needs and schedule. 
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The Five Behaviors Process

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Powered by Everything DiSC is an assessment for intact teams that provides both an individual communication assessment and a team cohesiveness assessment in one, easy-to-read report.


After you and your team take the assessment, you receive a comprehensive, highly personalized, and accessible 36-page illustrated report that allows each person on the team, and the team as a whole, to understand how they scored on the assessment and how to interpret their individual and team results.

The Results

The comprehensive individual team-member assessment report includes:

  • An introduction

  • A section devoted to each of the Five Behaviors

  • A summary of the team’s strengths and challenges

  • Tips and suggestions

  • A road map to help teams create an action plan based on their results.


The report uses straightforward, everyday language to help you understand your communication style and also the dynamics of your team regarding the Five Behaviors. It is an excellent starting point for understanding your communication style and also the degree to which your team is effectively working together.

The Implementation

Simply put, it is easy to begin implementing this process in your organization.  Start with getting your team assessed with The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Powered by Everything DiSC.  TeamMechanics can guide you through the process, and we provide expert interpretation and on-site training and reinforcement activities for follow-up.  Use this readiness questionnaire to determine if your team is ready.   

Organizations whose teams address The Five Behaviors are on their way to deeper collaboration and achieving desired results!

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The Five Behaviors Model

What can you expect from The Five Behaviors?

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team assessment reports allow team members to become more aware of their hidden team dynamics and the unspoken challenges they face.  As a result of this knowledge, you and your team will have new tools that will help you:

  • Demonstrate trust with vulnerability to share weaknesses, admit mistakes and apologize easily

  • Engage in healthy conflict without fear

  • Commit to team decisions without pretense

  • Hold other team members accountable

  • Focus on team results, not personal agendas

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Easy-to-read reports.

Your personal assessment is presented in easy-to-understand language that is accessible to everyone in your organization.   Download the sample individual report and the sample comparison report and see for yourself.  A team poster is also available to summarize team styles and personalities.

The Five Behaviors helps intact teams overcome unproductive behaviors, and  healthy teams positively impact your bottom line!
Benefits of The Five Behaviors
Sample Report

Why do teams use The Five Behaviors?

Success Stories

Read success stories about how both large and small companies across sectors used The Five Behaviors assessment and training to bring their leadership teams understanding and performance to the next level.

The Five Behaviors is Research Validated

The individual communication and team performance components of The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Powered by Everything DiSC are backed by validated research

Success Stories

Are you ready to begin?

TeamMechanics is here to help!

Contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation.  We will confirm availability and provide you with a customized solution to match your needs.

Supercharge your team today!

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