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DiSC® - Responding to the i (Influence) Style

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DiSC® - Responding to the i (Influence) Style
In today’s DiSC® lesson, we will discuss responding to the i (or Influence) style. We are shifting from understanding the i style to more of interacting and responding.  Here’s a scenario. Someone comes up to you quickly, and enthusiastically solicits your support for what “is sure to be a fun project” with some data the company needs for a final report within the hour. Then, they begin telling you about the last project and the friendly relationships that resulted from the work. Think you're dealing with an "i" style? Let's see.

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DiSC® - Responding to the D (Dominant) Style

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DiSC® - Responding to the D (Dominant) Style

In today’s DiSC® lesson, we will discuss responding to the D (or Dominant) style.  We are shifting from understanding the D style to more of interacting and responding.  I’ll address today’s topic from multiple perspectives: 1) those who are not familiar with the DiSC® technology or jargon, 2) those who ARE familiar with DiSC® and some understanding of each of the 4 styles, and 3) those who not only know of DiSC® but have taken the assessment and know their own style and other styles quite well. I’ll review D-specific information, then provide examples of responses to daily situations. Before we dive deeper, I...

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DiSC® - Understanding the C (Conscientious) Style

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DiSC® - Understanding the C (Conscientious) Style

I want to start with a definition of Conscientious that we are likely familiar with to help calibrate the reader and provide a common baseline of understanding as we proceed.  Oxford defines Conscientious as follows:  (of a person) wishing to do what is right, especially to do one's work or duty well and thoroughly.

I’d say that’s a pretty good starting point from our daily lives.  And for other words that may appeal to you, we go to the thesaurus:

  • diligent
  • fastidious
  • meticulous
  • painstaking
  • complete
  • exacting

DiSC® will provide much more interpretation and meaning to this style label we call Conscientious.

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DiSC® - Understanding the S (Steady) Style

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DiSC® - Understanding the S (Steady) Style
In today’s DiSC® lesson, we will discuss a deeper and broader understanding of the S or (Steady) style.  This will be helpful whether it is YOU who are an S style, or if it is someone else with whom you are dealing that is an S style.  Furthermore, AS an S, this will help you interact with another S.

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DiSC® - Understanding the i (Influence) Style

Posted by Bill Harshman on

DiSC® - Understanding the i (Influence) Style

In today’s DiSC® lesson, we will discuss a deeper and broader understanding of the i or (Influence) style.  This will be helpful whether it is YOU who are an i style, or if it is someone else with whom you deal that is an i style.  Furthermore, AS an i, this will help you interact with another i.

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