Archive for Observing Personalities

The C Blind Spot

– Questions and Criticizes Too Much – Consultations with companies often include some one on one time with managers who are challenged with their team’s dynamics.  One such meeting was with a talented woman whose challenge was turnover in her department.  When the President of the company was sharing his concerns about Ashley he said, “I’m […]

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The S Blind Spot

– Agrees Too Much – I was part of a group that hosted a huge fashion show for their annual fundraiser.  One year I was asked if I would consider being the co-chairman with Courtney.  I didn’t know Courtney very well but I had enjoyed volunteering with her at previous events so I agreed. Our organization […]

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The I Blind Spot

– Disorganized and Talks Too Much – I’ve served on the Board of many professional organizations.  One Board I really enjoyed always had a mix of seasoned Board Members plus some “newbies”.  It was well organized and ran very efficiently.  Meetings started and ended on time.  Each job was well defined and as a result the […]

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Who’s Who? Challenge

Here’s a challenge.  Can you identify the Personality Styles (D, I, S, C) of the following famous people?  I’ve put them in groups of 4 to help make it easier. Should Be Easy:  Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump, Bill Gates, Paula Abdul Celebrities:  Barbara Stanwyck, Mike Wallace, Mr. Rodgers, Bob Hope From History:  Abraham Lincoln, George […]

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C Types

– C TYPES – – CAUTIOUS / CONSCIENTIOUS / COMPLIANT – I’ve often had people describe the C Personality as being a bit withdrawn compared to the other Personality Styles.  This came up in conversation with a C I know who understands DISC.  When I asked him if he felt there was any validity to […]

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S Types

– S TYPES – – Supportive / Steady / Stable – I’ve joined a book club whose members have been getting together for years.  Their camaraderie lends itself to stimulating conversation.  This week a quote in the book led to a great discussion about taking on guilt when it isn’t necessary. Our discussion reminded me of […]

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