Team Insights

Krispy Kreme

Updated March 2, 2022

Team DISC

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Extrovert
People
Introvert
Task

Decisiveness

How team members tend to approach problems and make decisions

Higher D Styles

Tend to solve new problems very quickly and assertively. They take an active and direct approach to obtaining results. The key here is new problems such as those that are unprecedented or haven't happened before. There may also be an element of risk in taking the wrong approach or developing an incorrect solution, but those with a High D score are willing to take those risks, even if they may be incorrect.

Lower D Styles

Tend to solve new problems in a more deliberate, controlled, and organized manner. Again, the key here is new and unprecedented problems. The Lower D style will solve routine problems very quickly because the outcomes are already known. But, when the outcomes are unknown and the problem is an uncertain one, the Lower D style will approach the new problem in a calculated and deliberate manner by thinking things through very carefully before acting.

Interactivity

How team members tend approach to interacting with people and display of emotions

Higher I Styles

Tend to meet new people in an outgoing, gregarious, and socially assertive manner. The key here is new people whom one hasn't met before. Many other styles are talkative, but more so with people that they've known for some time. The Higher I scores are talkative, interactive and open even with people whom they have just initially met. People scoring in this range may also be a bit impulsive. Generally speaking, those with the Higher I scores are generally talkative and outgoing.

Lower I Styles

Tend to meet new people in a more controlled, quiet and reserved manner. Here's where the key word "new people" enters the equation. Those with Lower I scores are talkative with their friends and close associates, but tend to be more reserved with people they've just recently met. They tend to place a premium on the control of emotions, and approach new relationships with a more reflective approach than an emotional one.

Stability

How team members tend to approach the pace of the work environment

Higher S Styles

Tend to prefer a more controlled, deliberative and predictable environment. They place a premium on security of a work situation and disciplined behavior. They also tend to show a sense of loyalty to a team or organization, and as a result, may have a greater longevity or tenure in a position than some other styles. They have an excellent listening style and are very patient coaches and teachers for others on the team.

Lower S Styles

Tend to prefer a more flexible, dynamic, unstructured work environment. They value freedom of expression and the ability to change quickly from one activity to another. They tend to become bored with the same routine that brings security to the Higher S traits. As a result, they will seek opportunities and outlets for their high sense of urgency and high activity levels, as they have a preference for spontaneity.

Cautiousness

How team members tend to approach standards, procedures, and expectations

Higher C Styles

Tend to adhere to rules, standards, procedures, and protocol set by those in authority whom they respect. They like things to be done the right way according to the operating manual. "Rules are made to be followed" is an appropriate motto for those with higher C scores. They have some of the highest quality control interests of any of the styles and frequently wish others would do the same.

Lower C Styles

Tend to operate more independently from the rules and standard operating procedures. They tend to be bottom-line oriented. If they find an easier way to do something, they'll do it by developing a variety of strategies as situations demand. To the Lower C scores, rules are only guidelines, and may be bent or broken as necessary to obtain results.

Team Values

Very Low Low Average High Very High
Aesthetic balance, harmony and form
Economic economic or practical returns
Individualistic stand out as independent and unique
Political be in control or have influence
Altruist humanitarian efforts or to help others altruistically
Regulatory establish order, routine and structure
Theoretical knowledge, learning and understanding

Angie Heig

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

HighAesthetic Very much prefers form, harmony and balance. Likely a strong advocate for green initiatives and protecting personal time and space.
Very HighEconomic Very competitive and bottom-line oriented.
AverageIndividualistic Not an extremist and able to balance the needs of both others and self.
AveragePolitical Flexible, able to take or leave the power or clout that comes with the job title or assignment.
HighAltruist Has a high desire to help others learn, grow, and develop.
AverageRegulatory Able to balance and understand the need to have structure and order, but not paralyzed without it.
AverageTheoretical Able to balance the quest for understanding and knowledge with the practical needs of a situation.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Angie Heig:

  • Offer input on how to make the ideas become reality.
  • Present your ideas and opinions in a non-threatening way.
  • List pros and cons to suggestions you make.
  • Be certain to remember to provide specific action steps and details for all involved.
  • Be certain that individual responsibilities are clear, and there are no ambiguities.
  • Provide a specific, step-by-step timetable with names and responsibilities.
  • Provide assurances about input and decisions.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Angie Heig:

  • Don't use someone else's opinions as evidence.
  • Don't leave things up in the air, or to work out by chance.
  • Don't be vague about what's expected.
  • Don't be rude, abrupt, or too fast-paced in your delivery.
  • Don't be vague or ambiguous.
  • Don't rush into business or the agenda; provide some time to break the ice.
  • Don't fail to follow through. If you say you're going to do something, do it.

Daisy Simpson

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

HighAesthetic Very much prefers form, harmony and balance. Likely a strong advocate for green initiatives and protecting personal time and space.
LowEconomic A team player and may put others' needs before self.
Very HighIndividualistic Demonstrates high independence and project self-confidence.
LowPolitical Supportive of the efforts of the team; no hidden agendas. Willing to surrender control.
HighAltruist Has a high desire to help others learn, grow, and develop.
AverageRegulatory Able to balance and understand the need to have structure and order, but not paralyzed without it.
Very HighTheoretical Passionate about learning for its own sake. Continually in learning mode and bringing a very high degree of technical or knowledge base credibility.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Daisy Simpson:

  • Offer input on how to make the ideas become reality.
  • Provide a specific, step-by-step timetable with names and responsibilities.
  • Be accurate and realistic, don't over-inflate ideas or outcomes.
  • Provide testimonials from people seen as important and prominent.
  • If you disagree with the direction, make an organized presentation of your position.
  • Free-up enough to be engaging, stimulating, and fast-paced.
  • If you agree with the outcome, follow through and do what you say you will do.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Daisy Simpson:

  • Don't fail to follow through. If you say you're going to do something, do it.
  • Don't use someone else's opinions as evidence.
  • Don't talk down to anyone.
  • Don't leave decisions hanging in the air.
  • Don't use quick manipulations of ideas.
  • Don't be unrealistic with deadlines.
  • Be certain all decision-points have reached closure and action-plans are the result.

Erin Edmunds

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

AverageAesthetic Able to appreciate the benefit for balance and harmony without losing sight of the practical side of things.
AverageEconomic Able to perceive and create a balance between the need for economic return and other needs as well.
AverageIndividualistic Not an extremist and able to balance the needs of both others and self.
AveragePolitical Flexible, able to take or leave the power or clout that comes with the job title or assignment.
Very HighAltruist Has a very high sincerity-factor and a high empathy for others' needs.
HighRegulatory Strong preference for following established systems or creating them if none present.
AverageTheoretical Able to balance the quest for understanding and knowledge with the practical needs of a situation.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Erin Edmunds:

  • Be accurate and realistic, don't over-inflate ideas or outcomes.
  • Provide assurances about input and decisions.
  • Provide testimonials from people seen as important and prominent.
  • Make an organized appeal for support and contributions.
  • If you say you're going to do something, do it.
  • Provide logical and practical evidence.
  • Use the conversation to direct you back to the topic or issue at hand.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Erin Edmunds:

  • Don't use unreliable evidence or testimonials.
  • Don't be rude, abrupt, or too fast-paced in your delivery.
  • Don't use someone else's opinions as evidence.
  • Don't leave the idea or plan without backup support.
  • Don't stick to a strictly business agenda. Loosen up a little.
  • Don't push too hard.
  • Don't manipulate or bully others into agreeing.

Luke Rupert

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

LowAesthetic Has a bottom-line approach focusing on functionality over form or aesthetics.
Very HighEconomic Very competitive and bottom-line oriented.
AverageIndividualistic Not an extremist and able to balance the needs of both others and self.
Very HighPolitical Very strong leader, and able to take control of a variety of initiatives and maintain control.
AverageAltruist Concerned for others without giving everything away; a stabilizer.
HighRegulatory Strong preference for following established systems or creating them if none present.
AverageTheoretical Able to balance the quest for understanding and knowledge with the practical needs of a situation.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Luke Rupert:

  • Be certain to conclude the communication with some modes of action and specific next-steps for all involved.
  • Break the ice with a brief personal comment.
  • Find some areas of common interest and involvement.
  • Offer input on how to make the ideas become reality.
  • Provide immediate incentives for willingness to help on the project.
  • Plan to talk about things that support dreams and goals.
  • Be casual and informal with gestures and body language.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Luke Rupert:

  • Avoid being impersonal or judgmental.
  • Don't force others to agree quickly with your objectives and position; provide some time to warm up to the ideas and for mutual ownership.
  • Don't be domineering or demanding.
  • Don't 'dream' too much together or you'll lose time.
  • Don't rush into business or the agenda; provide some time to break the ice.
  • Don't legislate or issue edicts.
  • Don't be rude, abrupt in your delivery.

Maddy Siebold

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

HighAesthetic Very much prefers form, harmony and balance. Likely a strong advocate for green initiatives and protecting personal time and space.
Very LowEconomic May try to help meet customers' needs (internal and external) before their own.
AverageIndividualistic Not an extremist and able to balance the needs of both others and self.
HighPolitical Able to accept the credit or take the blame with a 'the buck stops here' attitude.
HighAltruist Has a high desire to help others learn, grow, and develop.
HighRegulatory Strong preference for following established systems or creating them if none present.
HighTheoretical Has a high interest level in understanding all aspects of a situation or subject.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Maddy Siebold:

  • Be certain that the information you have is credible.
  • Provide a specific, step-by-step timetable with names and responsibilities.
  • If you say you're going to do something, do it.
  • Approach issues in a straightforward, direct and factual way.
  • Provide time to verify the issues and potential outcomes.
  • Find some areas of common interest and involvement.
  • Be certain that individual responsibilities are clear, and there are no ambiguities.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Maddy Siebold:

  • Don't offer assurances and guarantees you can't fulfill.
  • Don't fail to follow through. If you say you're going to do something, do it.
  • Don't whine about all of the work you have to do.
  • Don't be unrealistic with deadlines.
  • Don't leave things up in the air, or to work out by chance.
  • Don't force others to agree quickly with your objectives and position; provide some time to warm up to the ideas and for mutual ownership.
  • Don't use quick manipulations of ideas.

Olivia Liu

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

AverageAesthetic Able to appreciate the benefit for balance and harmony without losing sight of the practical side of things.
AverageEconomic Able to perceive and create a balance between the need for economic return and other needs as well.
Very HighIndividualistic Demonstrates high independence and project self-confidence.
HighPolitical Able to accept the credit or take the blame with a 'the buck stops here' attitude.
LowAltruist Won't be taken advantage of and protect own turf and that of the team or organization.
HighRegulatory Strong preference for following established systems or creating them if none present.
AverageTheoretical Able to balance the quest for understanding and knowledge with the practical needs of a situation.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Olivia Liu:

  • Be candid, open, and patient.
  • Be certain that individual responsibilities are clear and there are no ambiguities.
  • Plan some extra time in your schedule for talking, relating, and socializing.
  • Find some areas of common interest and involvement.
  • Be certain to conclude the communication with some modes of action and specific next-steps for all involved.
  • Plan to talk about things that support dreams and goals.
  • Put the details in writing, but don't plan on discussing them too much.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Olivia Liu:

  • Don't threaten with position or power.
  • Don't be vague or ambiguous.
  • Don't be short-tempered, cold, or tight-lipped.
  • Don't be domineering or demanding.
  • Avoid being impersonal or judgmental.
  • Don't legislate or issue edicts.
  • Be certain all decision-points have reached closure and action-plans are the result.