Whether you want a quick review of your own style, or you’re looking for some insight into an S-style person, we hope this short summary will help you out.
How well or how strongly this matches your own S 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 S style
Traits associated with this personality: sincere, dependable, cautious, patient, accommodating, listener, understanding, optimistic, predictable, passive, modest, tactful, slow to anger, want to be liked, gentle, tactful
Goals: Harmony, stability
Fears: Letting people down, rapid change
Influences others through: Accommodating others, consistent performance
Overuses: Modesty, passive resistance, compromise
In conflict: Listens to others’ perspectives, doesn’t speak up about own needs
Would increase effectiveness through: Displaying self-confidence, revealing true feelings
Leadership qualities of the S style
The S-style leader is a collaborator who likes to get to consensus and create win-win situations. Sometimes they can be passive, overly trusting leaders who let others take advantage of their supportive, patient nature.
Other i styles
Curious about your own style?
Note: This page applies only to Everything DiSC assessment results.
Why I chose this art piece for the i style
The S-style seeks peace and stability. The bather is enjoying the environment but not jumping in and swimming or splashing about. The two people might be there together or not, but there seems to be harmony between them.
By Kristeen Bullwinkle