Extended DISC Profiles - C Style

The C Style

The C style profile, also known as Compliance or C type, is one of the four basic DISC types that originated from the William Marston’s DISC Model. C Styles make up approximately 31% of the worldwide population.

Celebrity C Styles include: Albert Einstein, Dan Carter, Clint Eastwood and John Howard (AUS Prime Minister 1996 - 2007)

How to Identify a 'C' Style

General Overview of a C Style: How a C Style Communicates: How to Manage a C Style:
  • Focuses on tasks and process 
  • Asks WHY questions 
  • “Sterile” work area
  • Orderly 
  • Asks vs. Tells 
  • Give clear expectations
  • Meticulous
  • Listens more than talks
  • Limit sudden changes
  • Precise and accurate
  • Not a lot of reaction 
  • Allow them a chance to show expertise
  • Logical and analytical
  • Slower speech
  • Provide references and verification