My DISC

My DISC Assessment Highlights

 

Carl is optimistic and usually has a positive sense of humor. His goal is to have and make many friends. At work, he is good at maintaining friendly public relations. He, because of high standards, is sensitive to criticism of his work. Sometimes he does his best work in order to gain acceptance from others. He tries to influence others through a personal relationship and many times will perform services to develop this relationship. Carl likes to develop people and build organizations. He influences most people with his warmth. He, as a manager, supervisor or group leader can use his people skills to build group involvement and increase participation from the group. He is good at creating
enthusiasm in others. Carl places his focus on people. To him, strangers are just friends he hasn't met! He is enthusiastic and usually slow to anger. 

 

Carl likes to be involved in the decision-making process. Decisions are made after gathering facts and supportive data. When he has strong feelings about a particular problem, you should expect to hear these feelings, and they will probably be expressed in an emotional manner. He may be inconsistent in
disciplining others. Carl is good at solving problems that deal with people. He likes working for managers who make quick decisions. Because of his trust and willing acceptance of people, he may misjudge the abilities of others. He prefers not disciplining people. He may sidestep direct disciplinary action because he wants to maintain the friendly relationship.

Carl is comfortable with most people and can be quite informal and relaxed with them. Even when dealing with strangers, Carl will attempt to put them at ease. He tends to influence people to his way of thinking by using verbiage as compared with others who like to use reports. He is always concerned with other people's feelings and thoughts. He tends to mask some of his directness in friendly terms and is usually recognized as a friendly and trusting person. Carl has the ability to look at the whole problem; for example, thinking about relationships, being concerned about the feelings of others and focusing on the real impact of his decisions and actions. He has the ability to sense whatpeople want to hear. He then tends to tell people what he thinks they want to hear. He is positive in his approach to dealing with others. He may not understand why everyone doesn't see life as he does! It is important for Carl to use his people skills to "facilitate" agreement between people. He tends to look at all the things the group has in common, rather than key in on the differences.

Descriptors

Based on Carl's responses, the report has marked those words that describe his personal behavior. They describe how he solves problems and meets challenges, influences people, responds to the pace of the environment and how he responds to rules and procedures set by others.

Leadership Style

  • Flexibility.

  • Participative decision making.

  • Exhibiting an active and creative sense of humor.

  • Positive, outgoing, friendly behavior.

  • Handling a variety of activities.

  • Making tactful decisions.

  • Motivating people to take action by using persuasive skills.

  • Possessing a strong sense of urgency toward results.

  • Meeting deadlines.

  • Coping with rapid changes in the work arena.

  • Contacting people using a variety of modes.

  • Moving quickly from one activity to another.

  • Working without close supervision.