S-Style Modifications for Your Team's Success

4 Apr, 2024 / by Christina Bowser

When should S-styles focus on their behavioral strengths and when should they adjust? How can small brief adjustments better the S-style's interaction?

DISC styles

Recognizing and embracing different workplace styles is key to effective teamwork, but it's not easy. Brief, temporary adjustments can enhance communication and interactions. The DISC tool helps people interact more effectively by identifying and understanding four main behavioral styles. D-styles are direct and decisive. I-styles friendly and positive. C-styles are logical and detailed. Each style possesses its unique strengths and challenges. Now, let's explore S-styles.

S-style overview

Screenshot 2024-02-12 at 7.00.51 AMThe steady S-styles prefer direction and clearly laid out plans. They value fairness and are seen as reliable team members who are more comfortable in stable and harmonious work environments. S-styles strive to create a supportive atmosphere through active listening and loyal support. They find adapting to change or speaking up with differences in viewpoints more challenging.

S-style adjustments

Screenshot 2024-02-12 at 7.04.21 AMS-styles favor teamwork, guidance, and support. Although they don't tend to speak up, they will answer questions when asked. They have difficulty saying 'no' which can work against them. So, what adjustments can S-styles make to communicate better and be more effective team members?

S-styles should continue to leverage their strengths by executing agreed-upon plans and actively listening to team members. They can enhance their communication by modifying to express their opinions and share their viewpoints more often. Don't be afraid to take charge and say "no" when it's necessary to maintain balance in your workload. It's important to practice stepping out of your comfort zone and taking the lead.

S-styles can be authentic and effective while making brief medications. The positive outcomes stemming from these adjustments will pave the way for continuous individual and team success.

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Christina Bowser

Written by Christina Bowser