DISC Personality Styles, Pt 1 - High D
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DISC Profile Personalities, Part 1: D - Dominant

In the DISC Personality Test, the first letter in the acronym is "D" for "Dominant" tendencies. The list below describes the characterstics of those who score high "D."
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Basic description - DOMINANT, Demanding, Driving, Determined, Decisive, Doers

Ancient Greek (Hippocrates) – “Choleric”

Wilson Social Style – Driver

Celebrity "D" Personalities - Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Bill O'Reilly, Sarah Palin

Emphasis - Shape the environment by overcoming opposition to achieve results

Strengths - Get immediate results, cause action, embrace difficulties

Blind spots under pressure - Pushy, impatient, domineering, aggressive, tough, harsh

Outgoing - Initiates action, expresses opinion, leads, "mover and shaker"

Achievement-Oriented - Takes on new challenges, overcomes obstacles, tries new things

Conflict - Faces it head on (and sometimes creates it) through confrontation, wants to resolve quickly and move on

Fast-paced - Gets things done quickly and efficiently

Facts over feelings - Objectively sees the logic of a situation but may be blind to others' feelings

Change - Prefers the new and untried over status quo, imaginary, visionary, creative

Individual over group - "Believe me, I can get this done!"

Contributions - Adventure, determination, results, creativity, innovation

***See the description for other DISC Personality Types - High I, High S, High C***


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