Whether you want a quick review of your own style, or if you’re looking for help working with a DC-style person, we hope this short summary will help you out.
How well or how strongly this matches your own DC style will depend on how close your dot is to the edge. The less strongly inclined you are to this style—or the closer your dot is to the center—the more likely it is that some of these traits will be expressed less frequently.
A quick look at the DC style
Traits associated with this personality: drive for perfection, takes initiative, diligent, strong-willed, determined, creative, blunt, critical, aloof, cool, focused, tough-minded, determined
Goals: Independence, personal accomplishment
Fears: Failure to achieve to their own standards
Influences others by: High standards, determination
Overuses: Bluntness; sarcastic or condescending attitude
In conflict: Sticks up for their own rights, digs in heels even further
Would increase effectiveness through: Warmth, tactful communication
Leadership qualities of the DC style
The DC-style leader is resolute and sets high expectations, speaks up about problems, and is concerned with improving methods or procedures.
Other D styles
Curious about your own style?
We recommend taking Everything DiSC Workplace.
Note: This page applies only to Everything DiSC assessment results.
Why I chose this art piece for the DC style
The subject has received her diploma, completing the work that needed to be done to reach her goal. But she carries a book, implying she wants to learn even more. She’s holding herself off a bit from her peers and the only one who seems to have noticed the artist’s or our gaze.
Please feel free to challenge this selection or suggest artwork that you see as a better fit.
By Kristeen Bullwinkle