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knowing yourself

  1. 1. Knowing ourselves<br />
  2. 2.
  3. 3. The big pictures <br />Re-learning about yourself<br />How to communicate<br />Leadership styles<br />
  4. 4. DISC Test<br />Dominance.Influence.Steadiness.Compliance<br />
  5. 5. What is a DISC test?<br />A DISC test measures four main traits, or &apos;factors&apos;, of behaviour<br /><ul><li>Dominance.Influence.Steadiness.Compliance</li></li></ul><li>Let’s start! <br />
  6. 6. The results<br />
  7. 7. Dominance<br />Control, Power<br />Relates to direct, demanding and competitive <br />Highly demanding individual: control situation<br />Goal-focus<br />Tends to pay less attention to people’s feeling<br />
  8. 8. Influence<br />Outgoing, Sociable<br />Highly “influential” people: likes attention and appreciation<br />Emotional, impulsive<br />
  9. 9. Steadiness<br />Patience, Persistence<br />Laid back, warm and personable, but lack the social confidence.<br />They enjoy the company of others (listener rather a talker)<br />Need of time, thoughtful<br />Dislike changes, prefer to maintain a predictable status<br />
  10. 10. Compliance<br />Rational, Dispassionate approach<br />Highly compliant individuals: interested in facts<br />Tends to see things in a practical way<br />Rarely act emotionally & impulsively<br />Dislike taking risks<br />They are problem solvers, and possess the ability to structure & interpret information<br />
  11. 11. Things that will irritate each style<br />Delays<br />Lack of interest<br />Indecision<br />Disagreement<br />Time wasting<br />Lack of enthusiasm or creativity<br />Pessimism<br />Harsh realities<br />Lack of open-ness<br />Illogical thinking<br />Too creative<br />Loud opinionated people<br />No evidence<br />Mistakes<br />Uncooperative people<br />Hurt feelings<br />Aggressive behaviour<br />Reaction of the ‘team’<br />Conflict<br />
  12. 12. Let’s us work something out!<br />Task Focus<br />Dominance<br />Compliance<br />Extroverted<br />Introverted<br />Steadiness<br />Influence<br />People Focus<br />
  13. 13. Sub-traits<br />
  14. 14. Sub-traits<br />
  15. 15. Let’s work something out again!<br />Task Focus<br />Dominance<br />Compliance<br />Extroverted<br />Introverted<br />Steadiness<br />Influence<br />People Focus<br />
  16. 16. Communication<br />
  17. 17. For Dominance People interacts with others<br />Dominance: Direct to the point, take care not to get into conflict, move on at any sign of impatience, fast moving discussion<br />Influence: be sociable, be open and enthusiatic<br />Steadiness: Talk more slowly, slow down and show you really care!<br />Compliance: Formal and to the point, show the facts, show financial benefits, detailed and accurate, systematic and organized<br />
  18. 18. For Influence People interacts with others<br />Dominance: watch for impatience, present options and leave it to them, be precise, efficient<br />Influence: Exercise more discipline in establishing agenda! Make sure work is done<br />Steadiness: slow down, show a caring attitudes<br />Compliance: support statement with proof, state logical alternatives, don’t miss any details, facts, figures and prices<br />
  19. 19. For Steadiness People interacts with others<br />Dominance: be well organized, be direct, and don’t over-occupy their time<br />Influence: be sociable and friendly, <br />Steadiness: allow plenty of time to explore problems, a slow and informal meeting!<br />Compliance: be logical, be detailed and be well prepared <br />
  20. 20. For Compliance people interact with others<br />Dominance: be direct and fast, focus on goals and objective and how to achieve them<br />Influence: offer incentives, be clear and direct, be friendly<br />Steadiness: be non-threatening sincere<br />Compliance: don’t get side-tracked onto irrelevant details, a statistical and fact-based discussion!<br />
  21. 21. Leadership STYLE with DISC<br />
  22. 22. Leadership with DISC<br />The Director<br />The Persuader<br />The Supporter<br />The Thinker<br />
  23. 23. So why this session?<br />