All about DISC — I

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 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 "i" (Influence) Style - Stress & Motivation

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More about the "i" (Influence) Style  -  Stress & Motivation
Today’s deeper dive blog is about the “I” (Influence / Influential). We know that the “I” is a faster, active PACE and a more people-oriented PRIORITY.  I’d also like to add some other descriptors to your understanding here of the general “I” style:  outgoing, enthusiastic, optimistic, high-spirited, lively.  Along those lines, “I’s” are about 1) expressing enthusiasm 2) taking action, and 3) encouraging collaboration.  Their motto:  “Let’s Have Fun”.

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Responding to the "i" Style - Influence

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Responding to the "i" Style - Influence
Understanding yourself better is the first step to becoming more effective when working with others.

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