What is the DiSC C type?

What is the DiSC C type?

DiSC C style priorities

If you want a quick review of your own style, or if you’re looking for help working with a C-style person, we hope this short summary will help you out.

How well or how strongly this matches your own C 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.

The Hat Makes the Man by Max Ernst

A quick look at the C style

Traits associated with this personality: Detached, accurate, restrained, reserved, conscientious, disciplined, analytical, logical, rational, skeptical, fact-finder, nit-picking, diligent, private

Goals: Accuracy, objective processes

Fears: Being wrong, strong displays of emotion

Influences others through: Logic, exacting standards

Overuses: Analysis, restraint

In conflict: Focuses on logic and objectivity; overpowers with logic and facts

Would increase effectiveness through: Acknowledging others’ feelings, looking beyond data

Leadership qualities of the C style

The C-style leader can be conscientious, providing high-quality outcomes through careful analysis and planning. They can also be risk-averse, perfectionist leaders who pay little attention to the human element.deliberate leadership: DiSC

Other C styles

DiSC CS style

DiSC CD style

Curious about your own style?

We recommend taking Everything DiSC Workplace. Other Everything DiSC profiles are available for Management, Sales, Productive Conflict, Agile EQ, and Work of Leaders.

Note: This page applies only to Everything DiSC assessment results.

Why I chose this art piece for the C style

This painting takes a saying and makes it more literal, although no human is shown. It shows balance and stability. To me it says, “Let’s really take a good look at the hat as metaphor.”


All DiSC styles: DC, D, Di, iD, i, iS, Si, S, SC, CS, C, CD

By Kristeen Bullwinkle


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