DISC Assessment: Chatting with a "High I" DISC Behavior Style


The DISC Assessment or DISC Profile (often called a DISC Personality Test) is a behavioral tool that measures "How" we act. DISC is a universal and observable language of "How" you do what you do! 

DISC ASSESSMENT HIGH IYou've identified someone as a "High I" DISC Assessment behavior style...what now? You adapt your behavior style to communicate in a manner which is preferred by that person. How?
Here are some tips for making communications with a "High I" DISC Assessment behavior style (extrovert, friendly, talkative, people oriented, lots of gestures, etc.) more effective:
  • Don't rush!
  • Save plenty of time for personal chit-chat.
  • Skip the details when possible, but get them in writing and get commitment to action items.
  • Provide ideas for implementing action.
  • Support their dreams and ideas.
  • Be upbeat and optimistic.
  • Ask for their opinions/ideas regarding people.
  • Openly share information.
Remember, this is not about conning and manipulation. It is about adapting your behavior/communication style in an effort to have the most effective communications with another behavior style and achieve a win/win outcome.

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About The Author

Ron McNutt is Senior Partner at RMi Executive Search in Charleston, SC. RMi provides executive recruiting and executive coaching for companies in the Carolinas, Southeast and across the United States.