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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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Interaction Between DiSC Styles: D (Dominant) with C (Conscientious)

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Interaction Between DiSC Styles:  D (Dominant) with C (Conscientious)
The C is motivated by opportunities to use expertise or gain knowledge while providing attention to quality and accuracy.  NOTE:  When it comes to PACE and PRIORITY, the C has a more cautious, reserved pace as compared to the faster, assertive PACE of the D.  This subtle difference in PACE may require a little “stretch” in certain interactions.  The C has an objective, task-oriented PRIORITY similar to 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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DiSC - Interaction Between Styles: D (Dominant) with i (Influence)

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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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More about the "D" (Dominant) Style - Stress & Motivation

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More about the "D" (Dominant) Style -  Stress & Motivation
In this series of blogs, you have learned increasingly more about the four styles of DISC (Dominant, Influence, Steady, and Conscientious).  Now that we have the basics of PACE & PRIORITY behind us, I’d like to dive a little deeper into each styles' Stressors and Motivators.

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