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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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Responding to the "S" Style - Steady

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Responding to the "S" Style  -  Steady
Being familiar with the DISC styles will help you be able to respond and keep communication moving forward, whether in person, by phone, text, or email.  Understanding yourself better is the first step to becoming more effective when working with others.

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Responding to the "D" Style - Dominant

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Responding to the "D" Style  -  Dominant
Being familiar with the DISC styles will help you be able to respond and keep communication moving forward, whether by phone, face-to-face, text, or email.  Understanding yourself better is the first step to becoming more effective when working with others.

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PACE & PRIORITY: Decoding the DISC Style

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PACE & PRIORITY:  Decoding the DISC Style
Suppose we are not able to identify their PACE & PRIORITY.  Do people demonstrate behaviors that can still help us?  YES!  Read about observing people's behaviors to develop initial understanding about their DISC style.

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Understanding the "C" Style

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Understanding the "C" Style

Got DISC?  These reserved, task-oriented folks are focused on "getting things done RIGHT".   HIGH C's have acquired the nickname of "Analytical" over the years.  They prefer to be detailed and careful, and their priority is to follow procedure.  A HIGH C demonstrates competence and you set high expectations for others as well.  HIGH C's appreciate sincerity and acceptance from peers and colleagues.  They thrive on data and validation that provide complete explanation of systems and processes.  When you "need it done now RIGHT" (as compared to "right now"), call a C.

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