DiSC Classic Profile – Steadiness Family – “Achiever” Pattern – S/d
The Achiever Pattern is the third of four patterns in the Steadiness Family and it presents with a primary S and secondary d.
People with a DiSC Classic Profile with the Achiever pattern have a strong sense of personal accountability. They are confident of their personal work accomplishments, and may be reluctant to delegate tasks when under stress. They thrive when they have a strong sense of direction over their work and personal lives. They are continually in pursuit of new accomplishments. While their D nature is focused on results, their S nature cares about fairness and respect. They are natural style choice when fighting for equality and justice. With their S-compassion and D-tenacity, they are willing to speak up for those who are unwilling or unable. With the willpower of the D tendency, and the S-patience tendency, the Achiever displays unwavering determination to fight for a cause.
The dual style of S and D makes it difficult to predict the reactions of the Achiever. Sometimes they are in D mode – direct and results oriented, and at other times they are in S mode – caring and accommodating. They are highly independent, yet may want to be part of a high performing team. They express fierce loyalty to people in their lives.
|Observable Behaviors:||Methodical, deliberate, independent, persistent|
|Motivated By||Personal Accomplishments|
|Judges Others By||Ability to achieve measurable results|
|Influences Others By||Personal accountability for their assigned work|
|Value to the Team||Independence and completes tasks effectively|
|Overuses||Task focus and self-reliance|
|When Stressed||Shows impatience and frustration|
|Fears||Compromising results with inferior work|
DiSC Classic Profile – Opportunities for Increased Effectiveness with Tasks and People:
With People – be more flexible and willing to compromise with situations and people. Keep a balance between the directive side and the supportive side. Give others the opportunity to help. Gain perspective by listening to feedback from family, friends and co-workers
With Tasks – Clarify priorities and consider using approaches other than your own.
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