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DiSC styles of behavior


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Learn more about the behavioral styles described by DiSC. How much do you know about the D, i, S, and C styles?

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DiSC styles of behavior

  1. 1. DiSC Personality Types BASED ON THE EVERYTHING DiSC® MODEL 10/4/2015 1 DiSC® is a registered trademark of Wiley.. TALENTGEAR.COM
  2. 2. DiSC principals Every style is valuable. We’re not just D, I, S, or C. We’re a blend of all styles. We can adapt our behaviors. DiSC does not measure mental health, aptitude, or character. DiSC is a tool for dialog, not diagnosis. It’s not just about you or me, it’s about our relationships. 10/4/2015TALENTGEAR.COM 2
  3. 3. Driven Direct Decisive Strong-willed Self-confident Daring Determined Fast-paced 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 3
  4. 4. Motivated by winning, competition and success. Values competency, concrete results, personal freedom 10/4/2015 4TALENTGEAR.COM
  5. 5. D styles and their priorities DC ◦ Challenge ◦ Results ◦ Accuracy D ◦ Results ◦ Action ◦ Challenge 10/4/2015 5 Di ◦ Action ◦ Results ◦ Enthusiasm TALENTGEAR.COM
  6. 6. – J.D. ROBB D style quote 10/4/2015 6 What’s the point of playing if winning isn’t the goal? TALENTGEAR.COM
  7. 7. Communicating with a D Give them the bottom line. Be brief and speak up. Focus your discussion narrowly. Avoid making generalizations. Refrain from repeating yourself. Focus on solutions rather than problems. 10/4/2015 7TALENTGEAR.COM
  8. 8. Charming Collaborative Energizing Trusting Enthusiastic Impulsive Optimistic Persuasive 10/4/2015 8TALENTGEAR.COM
  9. 9. Motivated by social recognition, group activities, and relationships Values coaching and counseling, freedom of expression and individuality 10/4/2015 9TALENTGEAR.COM
  10. 10. i styles and their priorities iD ◦ Action ◦ Enthusiasm ◦ Results i ◦ Enthusiasm ◦ Action ◦ Collaboration 10/4/2015 10 iS ◦ Collaboration ◦ Enthusiasm ◦ Support TALENTGEAR.COM
  11. 11. ANN FRANK i style quote 10/4/2015 11 Whoever is happy will make others happy too. TALENTGEAR.COM
  12. 12. Communicating with i styles Share your experiences. Allow them time to ask questions and talk themselves. Focus on the positives. Avoid overloading them with details. Don't interrupt them. 10/4/2015 12TALENTGEAR.COM
  13. 13. Calm Patient Predictable Deliberate Stable Warm Passive Loyal 10/4/2015 13TALENTGEAR.COM
  14. 14. Motivated by cooperation, opportunities to help and sincere appreciation Values loyalty, helping others, and security 10/4/2015 14TALENTGEAR.COM
  15. 15. S styles and their priorities CS ◦ Stability ◦ Support ◦ Accuracy S ◦ Support ◦ Stability ◦ Collaboration 10/4/2015 15 iS ◦ Collaboration ◦ Support ◦ Enthusiasm TALENTGEAR.COM
  16. 16. RALPH WALDO EMERSON S style quote 10/4/2015 16 The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.” TALENTGEAR.COM
  17. 17. Communicating with an S Be personal and amiable. Express your interest in them and what you expect from them. Take time to provide clarification. Be polite. Avoid being confrontational or too aggressive. 10/4/2015 17TALENTGEAR.COM
  18. 18. Cautious Systematic Private Objective Analytical Diplomatic Accurate Reserved 10/4/2015 18TALENTGEAR.COM
  19. 19. Motivated by opportunities to gain knowledge, showing their expertise, and quality work. Values quality and accuracy. 10/4/2015 19TALENTGEAR.COM
  20. 20. C styles and their priorities CD ◦ Challenge ◦ Accuracy ◦ Results C ◦ Accuracy ◦ Stability ◦ Challenge 10/4/2015 20 CS ◦ Stability ◦ Accuracy ◦ Support TALENTGEAR.COM
  21. 21. HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW C style quote 10/4/2015 21 It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong.” TALENTGEAR.COM
  22. 22. Communicating with a C Focus on facts and details. Minimize "pep talk" or emotional language. Be patient, persistent, and diplomatic. 10/4/2015 22TALENTGEAR.COM
  23. 23. 10/4/2015 23 All DiSC styles are equally valuable. Everyone is a blend of all four styles. People can adapt their styles to fit particular situations or environments. Reminders TALENTGEAR.COM
  24. 24. Learn More Visit our website: Suggest pins for our Pinterest site. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Join our DiSC Profile Facilitators & Coaches Google+ community. 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 24