DISC Profile: The Achiever

By the 123test team. Updated September 2023

To help interpretation, communication and understanding, DISC Personality Model experts have defined - through statistical analysis of the graph combinations - fifteen DISC 'Patterns' or 'Classifications'. The Achiever is one of the fifteen classic profiles of the DISC personality test. Below you can read a concise description of The Achiever's personality traits and typical characteristics.

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The Achiever


Achievers enjoy competition and challenge.


Achievers are comfortable working alone.


Achievers are usually calm and controlled.


Achievers are independent and uninhibited.

Achievers have a strong inner motivation to attain personal goals. They like to become 'the expert' in their chosen field.

Here are some keywords people use to describe an Achiever:

Forceful; demanding; controlled; logical; factual; persistent; independent; stubborn.

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Other DISC Profiles

Besides The Achiever, there are fourteen other profiles within the DISC typology. These are:

The Coach, The Counselor, The Creator, The Enthusiast, The Evaluator, The Individualist, The Inspirational, The Investigator, The Objective Thinker, The Perfectionist, The Persuader, The Practitioner, The Results-Oriented and The Specialist