Dial Down Influence

Since everyone has a bit of each of the four primary factors, it is important to understand that the mix of levels or elevations determines how much governance these four factors will have over your behavior. In this article, we are going to talk in depth about the Influence factor’s potential negative impact. We explore…

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Dial Up Influence

Influence is a necessary ingredient in today’s world. The Influence factor is the primary DISC factor that deals with relationships, communication, interactions, and every day we put our influencing skills to the test, whether they are working for us the way we need them to or not. Situations may come during group settings or one-on-one…

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Dial Down Dominance

Since everyone has a bit of each of the four primary factors, it is important to understand that the mix of levels or elevations determines how much governance these four factors will have over your behavior. In this article we are going to talk in depth about the Dominance factor’s potential negative impact and when…

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Dial Up Dominance Factor

In certain situations, we must learn how to dial up our Dominance. These situations may come in group settings or individual scenarios. You may need to dial up your Dominance to get something done or to get your point across. Remember that Dominance does not just mean controlling situations; this factor can help you expand…

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Conquering the Fear of Moving Forward

Many individuals have a fear of moving forward, and a fear that they will fail. However, the main reason people fail is that they do not know where to begin. They lack a process for starting on the road to change. Studies have shown that many fail for similar reasons. They do not plan properly,…

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Your First 30 Days at a New Job

So, you’ve just been hired on at the job of your dreams and you’re dying to make a good impression. Who could blame you? The importance of a good first impression cannot be overstated. Even beyond the critical first day, studies have shown that opinions formed within the first thirty days on a new job…

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Good Information vs Bad Gossip

It’s no secret that the workplace is full of office politics and gossip. This is the natural result of human interaction taking place. The bottom line is: There are so many other ways to communicate, so why would you participate in gossip? Most people would answer no. With that said, don’t spread gossip. Realize that…

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How to Deal With Difficult Employees

At some point or another, difficulties always arise in the workplace. When the difficulties stem from tricky negotiations with clients or troublesome mechanical failures, they’re simply a matter of patience. But when the troubles come from the employees themselves, it’s an entirely different story. Dealing with disruptive employees is one of the most difficult but…

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Elevated D

Individuals who have an elevated score in dominance generally exhibit extrovert and controlling types of tendencies: They are usually a combination of independence, efficiency, and self-motivation characteristics. Elevated D Personalities are driven to achieve, love getting results, and are determined to find success. Often, the Elevated D individual will break established rules and guidelines if…

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