Primary motive
  • Keeping the status quo
  • Change / the unpredictable
  • Sincere appreciation
  • Co-operation
  • To work with familiar methods, etc.
  • Security
  • Time to adjust to new methods
  • Deliberate
  • Consistent
  • Cooperates well
  • Patient / attentive
  • Loyal
  • Considerate of group interests
  • Accepting
  • Too willing
  • Puts own needs last
  • Clings to what is familiar
    and passively resists change


DiSC®-based Communication – High S

When Communicating with a Person with a High S:



  • Show a genuine interest in them as a person
  • Find areas of common interest
  • Present the case in a calm and quiet manner
  • Be loyal
  • Minimize the risks
  • Not too much small talk
  • Adopt an easy and informal manner
  • Keep your affairs in order
  • Give safety and security
  • Give guarantees
  • Lend full support


A Person with a High S May Develop by:
  • Developing their capacity to accept change
  • Learning both how to disagree and to stand by his/her convictions
  • Taking the initiative in clarifying situations regarded as difficult and confusing
  • Being more independent
  • Accepting more challenges
  • Becoming more flexible in regards to form and method of work
  • Looking out for possible improvements, i.e. easier and quicker methods which can lead to more effective work procedures


A Person with a Low S May Develop by:
  • Talking less about themselves, their opinions and feelings
  • Developing positive habits and attitudes towards routine work, rules, and details
  • Being more accommodating towards others’ opinions and needs
  • Helping others more
  • Being more positive and open towards stable conditions and harmonious environment
  • Being tolerant
  • Living in the present
  • Being content with the way things are
  • Cooperating more closely with others
  • Being more patient and compliant towards colleagues, friends and family
  • Achieving results quietly and calmly
  • Working in a more methodical and structured way
  • Showing more stability in his/her activities
  • Improving his/her concentration in matters of rules, routines, details etc.
  • Listening more often, more actively and for longer periods at a time