Posts by Hellen Davis

DISC Assessment – How to Dial Up Dominance

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

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

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

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

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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DISC Patterns Explained – Elevated D Pattern

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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What should I look for in a Coach?

Hire a professional coach

Hiring an Executive Coach is a great way to improve oneself! All executive coaches aren’t the same. You will need to do your research to find the best one. There are certain traits you should look for determining which coach is right for you. Successful coaches are able to motivate others and remain objective. So…

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DISC Patterns Explained – Elevated I Pattern

Elevated I

Individuals who have an elevated score in Influence generally exhibit these types of tendencies: They tend to have a magnetic, charismatic personality. They make friends easily and love the social atmosphere. Generally, they are trusted by their friends. And, they rarely if ever break that trust because they hate to erode or destroy relationships. Usually,…

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DISC Patterns Explained – Elevated S Pattern

Elevated S Pattern

Individuals who have an Elevated score in Steadiness generally exhibit these types of tendencies: Elevated S Pattern individuals are thoughtful, attentive, and considerate. They are instinctively good at relating to others. They accomplish goals through personal relationships with other team member and employees but are also able to complete tasks reliably. Elevated S individuals make…

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