Are you looking for a quick way to identify what type of DISC behavioral style someone is at work? See if you can match the person’s actions with the lists below.
Driver’s main characteristic is dominance. They operate at a faster pace, are task-oriented, and can get upset if something does not seem efficient.
Influencer’s main characteristic is just that. They operate at a faster pace and are people oriented. They tend to not like conflict and would rather avoid it and are quick to smile. They don’t tend to walk in a straight line in more ways than one.
Supporter’s main characteristic is that of steadiness. They tend to move at a slower pace and be people oriented in their focus. Supporters tend to not show a great deal of emotion on their faces and usually have a system, although it might look sloppy to others. Their style is one of indirectness. They are loyal and tend to be kind.
Calculator’s main behavioral characteristic is that of compliance. They ask a lot of questions if they are working on a project with you as they are task oriented and move at a somewhat slower pace. These folks like to be neat and organized if they are in control of a workplace or situation. Like a Driver they can be thought of as direct in their approach. [Read more…]