2I am unique …everyone is unique Insert a picture of your family.Introduce them and use them as an example of how people are all different. Be brief, but share something specific about each person in your family.
3Reflect List different tendencies in people around you. List how you are different than most people around you.
4An “emotionally intelligent” person knows: I am not the same as everybody else.Everybody is not the same as me.E.Q. Golden RuleGolden Rule: “Treat others as you would like to be treated.”E.Q. Golden Rule: “Treat others the way they would like to be treated.”
5Understanding your DISC Personal Profile “D” = Dominance“I” = Influence“S” = Steadiness“C” = Conscientiousness
6Dominance Tendencies Needed environment: Responds best to: Immediate resultsCausing actionAccepting challengesQuick decisionsQuestioning status quoTaking authoritySolving problemsNeeded environment:FreedomAuthorityVaried activitiesDifficult assignmentsOpportunity for advancementResponds best to:Provide direct answersStick to businessStresses logicProvides pressureNeed to learn that:You need peopleRelaxation is not a crimeSome controls neededEveryone has a bossVerbalizing reasons behind decision helpsMotivation: Challenge
7Influence Tendencies Needed environment: Responds best to: Initiates with peopleFavorable impressionArticulateEnthusiasmEntertainingOptimisticGroup participationNeeded environment:PrestigeFriendly relationshipsFreedom from control & detailHelping othersMotivating othersVerbalize ideasResponds best to:Democratic managerSocialize outside of workRecognition of abilitiesIncentives for risk-takingNeed to learn that:Time controls helpDeadlines are importantThere can be too much optimismMotivation: Recognition
8Steadiness Tendencies Consistent & predictable Patience Specialized skillHelping othersGood listenerLoyaltyCalm excited peopleNeeded environment:SpecializationIdentification with a groupEstablished work patternSecurityFamiliar environmentResponds best to:Relaxed & amiableAllows time to adjust to a change in plansServes as a friendAllows work at own paceAsks “how” questionsDefined goals & rolesNeed to learn that:Change provides opportunityFriendship isn’t everythingDiscipline is goodMotivation: Appreciation
9Conscientiousness Motivation: Quality Responds best to: Provides reassuranceSupportive atmosphereAccessibleSpells out detailed standardsNeed to learn that:Thorough explanation isn’t everythingTotal support not always possibleMotivation: QualityTendenciesAdhering standardsConcentrating on detailsThinking analyticallyIndirect approaches to conflictChecks accuracySystematic approachNeeded environment:Clearly defined taskSecurityTeam participationStabilityLimited riskWork that requires precision & planning
10Confirm points in your profile: By yourself identify your:Primary profileSecondary profileAs a group share your:TendenciesNeeded environmentResponds best toNeeds to learnIdentify the profiles of your family or friends
11Conclusion Embrace the uniqueness of every person: Don’t think of yourself more highly than you oughtA body needs every partEach has different gifts, talents & personalityUse your gifts cheerfully to serve others