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DiSC: Interaction Between Styles: i (Influence) with D (Dominant)

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DiSC:  Interaction Between Styles:  i (Influence) with D (Dominant)

Being familiar with the DiSC styles will help you be able to respond and keep communication moving forward.  Understanding yourself better is the first step to becoming more effective when working with others. However, as I’ve maintained, it is equally important to understanding the “other” styles with which you are dealing.  In today’s blog, we look someone with the primary style of i interacting with an individual whose primary style is D. As an i (Influence) style, you thrive on Enthusiasm, Action, and Collaboration.  To you, others with the D (Dominant) style may appear: Driven Competitive Forceful Strong-willed The D...

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DiSC - Interaction Between Styles: D (Dominant) with i (Influence)

Posted by Bill Harshman on

DiSC - Interaction Between Styles:  D (Dominant) with i (Influence)

As a D (Dominant), you thrive on Results, Action, and Challenge.  To you, others with the i (Influence) style may seem:

  • Social
  • High Spirited
  • Lively
  • Talkative

The i is motivated by enthusiasm, action, and collaboration.  They also share with you a faster PACE.  The i however has a people PRIORITY as compared to the task PRIORITY of the D

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Understanding the "D" Style

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Understanding the "D" Style
These outgoing, task-oriented folks are focused on "getting things done".   They have acquired the nickname of "Driver" over the years.  Seeming impatient, they work and talk quickly in business situations.  D's appreciate respect, results, getting to the point.  Their attention wanders with generalizations.  When you "need it done now", call a D.

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