How the high “C” works with . . . 

 

High “D”

During stressful times and conflict the High “C” might:

  • View the High “D” as argumentative, dictatorial, arrogant, domineering, nervous, pushy & impetuous
  • Become defensive
  • Tension: High “C” focuses on detail; High “D” sees the “big picture”

To Have An Effective Relationship:

  • Must have direct communication; deal with issues in a straightforward manner; negotiate commitments and goals on an equal basis

High I:

During stressful times and conflict the High “C” might:

  • View the High “I” as egocentric, superficial, overly optimistic, glib, too self-assured, and inattentive.
  • High “C”s pessimistic attitude dampens High “I”s enthusiasm
  • Highlight possible dangers and problems.
  • Insist in obtaining all the facts and details.

To Have An Effective Relationship:

  • Be friendly, complimentary, listen to ideas, and recognize High “I”s accomplishments.


High S:

During stressful times and conflict the High “C” might:

  • View the High “S” as impassive, apathetic, too accepting and lenient, possessive, & complacent
  • Agree with the High “S” importance for cooperation
  • Be concerned that High “S” is not precise enough
  • Ignore the “S”s need to develop a relationship

To Have An Effective Relationship:

  • Be amiable and relaxed. Work at establishing a friendship with the High “S”. Show appreciation for tasks well done

High C:

During stressful times and conflict the High “C” might:

  • Most likely view another High “C” as a perfectionist who is accurate, & thorough
  • Work together well
  • Cooperate, devise careful plans & create extensive control systems
  • Compete to see who can be the most correct

To Have An Effective Relationship:

  • Be natural & go at a slow pace; talk about facts & details. Remove any potential threats. Expect High “C” to express doubts and give them time to evaluate data before making a decision.

 

If you have not previously taken the DISC assessment or do not know your DiSC Personality Profile, you can take the assessment online at  https://www.legacyconsultinginstitute.com/workshops-and-assessments/disc/

 

MICHELE BURCH REID, MS FOUNDER OF LCI

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