Tips Tuesdays DiSC Series – 15 of 21: Comparing DiSC Types

Tips Tuesdays DiSC Series – 15 of 21: Comparing DiSC Types

Comparing DiSC Types: Learn to communicate and interact effectively with Magnovo’s Tips Tuesdays DiSC Series

In this section we will compare the different personality styles. We will look at the D, I, S, C and how they ask questions.A D will ask the What questions: “What needs to be done? What are the expectations? ”

The I asks the Who questions: “Who gets to work on this project? Who is responsible?”

The C will ask How” “How does this get done? How are we expected to make this work? ”

The “S” ask the ‘WHY question: “Why are we doing this project? Why are our resources over here or over there? ”

It’s important to understand that D’s and I’s are very product oriented – they want to sell and convince people. The S’s and C’s are process driven and want to get things done.

D’s and C’s are task oriented they want to know exactly what is going to be done. The I’s and S’s are people focused ; they what to be sure that people are the most important element in the project.

The D’s will say “Do it my way'”.

The I’s will say let’s do it in a fun way “you CAN do it”.

C’s will say let’s do it the “right way”.

S’s will say let’s do it the easy way and “WE can do it”.

So, as you can see we need all the personalities to have a fully functioning team!

About The Author


Rob Jackson

Rob has been a speaker and trainer for over 20 years specializing in public speaking, personality profiles, sales training, management, and team building. As a former corporate executive, he brings a solid blend of theory and practice to help people connect and communicate. He is a member of the National Speaker’s Association and has served as President and Chairman on several Executive Leadership boards. In addition to being a Certified DiSC Trainer, Rob has logged hundreds of instructional classroom hours. Rob is one of the most requested trainers for repeat business because his engaging style of storytelling and humor captivates an audience and moves them to action.


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