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More about the "S" (Steady) Style - Stress & Motivation

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More about the "S" (Steady) Style  -  Stress & Motivation

Today’s deeper dive blog is about the “S” (Steady / Steadiness). We know that the “S” is a deliberate, moderate, more reserved PACE combined with a more people-oriented PRIORITY.  I’d also like to add some other descriptors to your understanding of the general “S” style:  even-tempered, accommodating, patient, humble, calm, peaceful, serene, and tactful.  Along those lines, “S’s” are about 1) giving support, 2) maintaining stability, and 3) enjoying collaboration.  Their motto:  “Let’s Do It Together”.

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

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

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 ALSO i.   As an i (Influence) style, you thrive on Enthusiasm, Action, and Collaboration.  As such, you are not surprised to observe others with your i style also...

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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 S (Steady)

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DiSC - Interaction Between Styles:  D (Dominant) with S (Steady)
To the D style, the S style may seem more concerned with including everyone.  While the D is outspoken, the S is focused on group harmony.

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Responding to the "C" Style - Conscientious

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Responding to the "C" Style  -  Conscientious

In previous blogs, we learned about our TWO foundational aspects of the DISC styles: Pace & Priority. Per the model above, the Conscientious (C) style has a deliberate PACE (similar to the S or Steady style) and tends to be reserved and modest. Other descriptors of a high C might include exacting, analytical, factual, precise, accurate, and private. The C’s PRIORITY is task-oriented (versus people-oriented) and prefers following procedures (versus not).  C’s share a task orientation with D’s (Dominant).

 

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