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How “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women” Spawned a Multi-Million Dollar Industry that has Nothing to Do with Superheroes
International DISC Personality Styles Expert Merrick Rosenberg Available for Commentary
Premieres in U.S. Theaters – October 13, 2017
The top female superhero of all time – Wonder Woman – was the brainchild of an unconventional intellectual who was also the Father of DISC Theory and personality styles.
A new movie “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” which premiered September 7th at the Toronto International Film Festival and hits U.S. theaters October 13th, focuses on the career and controversial personal life of Harvard professor, psychologist, lawyer, and inventor Dr. William Moulton Marston. The biopic delves into the polyamorous relationship with his wife and mistress, his proclivity for S&M (and how it made its way into the Wonder Woman comics), and how he brought his progressive views about female liberation to life via a comic book character.
In addition to creating Wonder Woman and inventing the lie detector, Marston also made conceptual breakthrough with DISC personality styles in 1928, which has left a rich legacy helping millions around the world with organizational development, training, team building, and personal growth.
After training tens of thousands of people in the DISC styles, Merrick Rosenberg, CEO and co-founder of Take Flight Learning, the leading DISC training company in the U.S., breathed new life into Marston’s model by linking the styles to the four birds in his books, Taking Flight! and The Chameleon.
Marston’s DISC model and Rosenberg’s new take on it not only survives the test of time – it thrives – and has grown into a multi-million-dollar, global industry nearly 90 years later.
When Marston created Wonder Woman in 1943. he deliberately incorporatred all four of the DISC Personality Styles – Dominant, Interactive, Supportive, Conscientious – into his Amazonian, lasso-wielding character.
Entrepreneur, author, keynote speaker, and DISC personality styles expert, Rosenberg is available for commentary and interview’s regarding Marston’s colorful life and professional legacy.
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