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DiSC Personality Styles


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An overview of the D, i, S, and C styles in DiSC profiles.

DiSC Personality Styles

  1. 1. DiSC Personality Types BASED ON THE EVERYTHING DiSC MODEL 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 1 DiSC® is a registered trademark of Wiley..
  2. 2. Driven Direct Decisive Strong-willed Self-confident Daring Determined Fast-paced 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 2
  3. 3. Motivated by winning, competition and success. Values competency, concrete results, personal freedom 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 3
  4. 4. D styles and their priorities DC ◦ Challenge ◦ Results ◦ Accuracy D ◦ Results ◦ Action ◦ Challenge 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 4 Di ◦ Action ◦ Results ◦ Enthusiasm
  5. 5. – J.D. ROBB D style quote 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 5 What’s the point of playing if winning isn’t the goal?
  6. 6. 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. 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 6
  7. 7. Charming Collaborative Energizing Trusting Enthusiastic Impulsive Optimistic Persuasive 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 7
  8. 8. Motivated by social recognition, group activities, and relationships Values coaching and counseling, freedom of expression and individuality 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 8
  9. 9. i styles and their priorities iD ◦ Action ◦ Enthusiasm ◦ Results i ◦ Enthusiasm ◦ Action ◦ Collaboration 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 9 iS ◦ Collaboration ◦ Enthusiasm ◦ Support
  10. 10. ANN FRANK i style quote 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 10 Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
  11. 11. 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. 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 11
  12. 12. Calm Patient Predictable Deliberate Stable Warm Passive Loyal 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 12
  13. 13. Motivated by cooperation, opportunities to help and sincere appreciation Values loyalty, helping others, and security 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 13
  14. 14. S styles and their priorities CS ◦ Stability ◦ Support ◦ Accuracy S ◦ Support ◦ Stability ◦ Collaboration 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 14 iS ◦ Collaboration ◦ Support ◦ Enthusiasm
  15. 15. RALPH WALDO EMERSON S style quote 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 15 The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.”
  16. 16. 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. 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 16
  17. 17. Cautious Systematic Private Objective Analytical Diplomatic Accurate Reserved 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 17
  18. 18. Motivated by opportunities to gain knowledge, showing their expertise, and quality work. Values quality and accuracy. 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 18
  19. 19. C styles and their priorities CD ◦ Challenge ◦ Accuracy ◦ Results C ◦ Accuracy ◦ Stability ◦ Challenge 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 19 CS ◦ Stability ◦ Accuracy ◦ Support
  20. 20. HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW C style quote 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 20 It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong.”
  21. 21. Communicating with a C Focus on facts and details. Minimize "pep talk" or emotional language. Be patient, persistent, and diplomatic. 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 21
  22. 22. 10/4/2015DISCPROFILE.COM 22 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
  23. 23. 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 23