How the high “D” works with . . . 

 

High D:

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

  • If there is mutual respect, see another High D as driving, visionary, aggressive, assertive, competitive, & optimistic
  • If mutual respect does not exist, see another High D as argumentative, dictatorial, arrogant, domineering, nervous, and hasty

To Have An Effective Relationship:

  • Mutual respect must exist to avoid conflict. Both people must understand one anotherʼs realm and boundaries of authority

     

High I:

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

  • View the High “I” as egocentric, superficial, overly optimistic, glib, too self-assured, and inattentive
  • Dislike being “sold” by the High “I”
  • Become upset by High “I”s noncommittal generalizations

To Have An Effective Relationship:

  • Avoid pushing; recognize with sincerity the High “S”s good work; be friendly, more easy-going, and steady-paced


High S:

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

  • View the High “S” as impassive, nonchalant, apathetic, accepting, possessive, complacent & non-demonstrative
  • Be Confrontational & direct approach may overwhelm the High “S”
  • View the High “S” as slow-moving
  • The quick pace of action and thinking may cause a passive-aggressive response from the High “S”

To Have An Effective Relationship:

  • Mutual respect must exist to avoid conflict. Both people must understand one anotherʼs realm and boundaries of authority

     

High C:

During stressful times and conflict the High “D” might

  • View the High “C” as overly dependent, evasive, defensive, too focused on details, and too cautious and worrisome
  • Think that the High “C” over analyzes and gets bogged down in details

To Have An Effective Relationship:

  • Avoid pushing; recognize with sincerity the High “C”s good work; be friendly, more easy-going, and steady-paced

 

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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