2 I 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.
3 Reflect List different tendencies in people around you. List how you are different than most people around you.
4 An “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.”
5 Understanding your DISC Personal Profile “D” = Dominance“I” = Influence“S” = Steadiness“C” = Conscientiousness
6 Dominance 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
7 Influence 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
8 Steadiness 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
9 Conscientiousness 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
10 Confirm 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
11 Conclusion 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