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DiSC® - A Day in The Life of an i (Influence)

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DiSC® - A Day in The Life of an i (Influence)

Today we will continue by going deeper into the actual use and application of your DiSC® knowledge by following a particular style throughout a normal day.  However, it is my hope to have you weave DiSC® into your communication wherever you may be – work and non-work settings.  In today’s lesson, we’ll share “A Day in the Life of an i (Influence)”.  For simplicity, let’s call our i style Irene. My goal here is to show you how to apply DiSC® wherever you are.  Use of DiSC® is about choice and intention.  Once you make the choice, it implies an intention to prepare for...

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DiSC® - Interaction Between Styles: C (Conscientious) with i (Influence)

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DiSC® - Interaction Between Styles:  C (Conscientious) with i (Influence)

In today’s blog, we look at someone with the primary style of C (Conscientious) interacting with an individual whose primary style is I (Influence).

As a C (Conscientious) style, you thrive on ensuring accuracy, maintaining stability, and challenging assumptions.  The C style is motivated by opportunities to use expertise or gain knowledge combined with attention to quality.  To you, others with the i (Influence) style may appear:

  • Outgoing
  • Social
  • Optimistic
  • High-spirited
  • Lively
  • Talkative

Learn how to seemingly quite different styles can have the tools and understanding to communicate efficiently and effectively.

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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 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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