Team Insights

Life’s Food General Managers Team

Updated November 23, 2021

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

Aaron Cantrell

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.
LowIndividualistic Able to support the efforts of the team without demanding the limelight; a supportive team player.
HighPolitical Able to accept the credit or take the blame with a 'the buck stops here' attitude.
AverageAltruist Concerned for others without giving everything away; a stabilizer.
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 Aaron Cantrell:

  • If you say you're going to do something, do it.
  • Prepare your case in advance; don't 'wing-it' using charm alone.
  • Be accurate and realistic, don't over-inflate ideas or outcomes.
  • Take your time to be precise and thorough.
  • Provide clear, specific solutions, and support your position.
  • List pros and cons to suggestions you make.
  • Present your ideas and opinions in a nonthreatening way.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Aaron Cantrell:

  • Don't use someone else's opinions as evidence.
  • Don't push too hard.
  • Don't leave the idea or plan without backup support.
  • Don't manipulate or bully others into agreeing.
  • Don't use unreliable evidence or testimonials.
  • 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 vague about what's expected.

Ashley Ward

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.
Very LowPolitical Tend to be non-competitive and demonstrate a higher service orientation.
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 Ashley Ward:

  • Provide assurances about her input and decisions.
  • Ask for her input regarding people and specific assignments.
  • Present your ideas and opinions in a non-threatening way.
  • ashley will follow through on her part; you be certain to follow through on your part.
  • Offer input on how to make the ideas become reality.
  • Be certain to conclude the communication with some modes of action and specific next-steps for all involved.
  • Ask 'how' oriented questions to draw her opinions.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Ashley Ward:

  • Don't offer assurances and guarantees you can't fulfill.
  • Avoid being overly task-oriented.
  • Don't threaten with position or power.
  • Don't leave the idea or plan without backup support.
  • Avoid being impersonal or judgmental.
  • Don't 'dream' too much with her or you'll lose time.
  • Don't manipulate or bully her into agreeing.

Austin Paiz

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

AverageAesthetic Able to appreciate the benefit for balance and harmony without losing sight of the practical side of things.
HighEconomic High drive for economic gain helps provide motivation through long projects and assignments.
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.
AverageAltruist Concerned for others without giving everything away; a stabilizer.
HighRegulatory Strong preference for following established systems or creating them if none present.
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 Austin Paiz:

  • Outline individual tasks and responsibilities in writing.
  • Present your ideas and opinions in a non-threatening way.
  • Be certain that the information you have is credible.
  • Provide assurances about input and decisions.
  • Do your homework, because others will have already done their share of it.
  • Assure others that there won't be surprises.
  • Be certain to remember to provide specific action steps and details for all involved.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Austin Paiz:

  • If you disagree, don't let it reflect on others personally, and don't let it affect the relationship.
  • Don't be unrealistic with deadlines.
  • Don't manipulate or bully others into agreeing.
  • Don't rush into business or the agenda; provide some time to break the ice.
  • Don't be domineering or demanding.
  • Don't offer assurances and guarantees you can't fulfill.
  • Don't be disorganized or sloppy.

Brooke Webb

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

AverageAesthetic Able to appreciate the benefit for balance and harmony without losing sight of the practical side of things.
Very HighEconomic Very competitive and bottom-line oriented.
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.
AverageAltruist Concerned for others without giving everything away; a stabilizer.
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 Brooke Webb:

  • Provide options for Brooke to express her opinions and make some of the decisions.
  • Be prepared to handle some objections.
  • Provide immediate incentives for her willingness to help on the project. Ask for her opinions.
  • Ask 'what' oriented questions that close the issue or topics.
  • Use her own words to direct you back to the topic or issue at hand.
  • Be specific about what's needed to be done, and who is going to do it.
  • Plan some extra time in your schedule for talking, relating, and socializing, but let her take the lead, and don't be surprised if the socializing ends abruptly.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Brooke Webb:

  • Avoid wild speculations without factual support.
  • Avoid leaving loopholes or vague issues hanging in the air.
  • Don't talk down to her.
  • Avoid asking rhetorical questions, or useless ones.
  • Don't stick too rigidly to the agenda. Let her lead the way to more social conversation.
  • Don't forget or lose things necessary for the meeting or project.
  • When agreeing, don't reinforce with "I'm with you, Brooke."

Caroline Allen

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

LowAesthetic Has a bottom-line approach focusing on functionality over form or aesthetics.
HighEconomic High drive for economic gain helps provide motivation through long projects and assignments.
Very HighIndividualistic Demonstrates high independence and project self-confidence.
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 Caroline Allen:

  • Provide testimonials from people seen as important and prominent.
  • Break the ice with a brief personal comment.
  • Put the details in writing, but don't plan on discussing them too much.
  • Plan some extra time in your schedule for talking, relating, and socializing.
  • Provide immediate incentives for willingness to help on the project.
  • Outline individual tasks and responsibilities in writing.
  • Ask for input regarding people and specific assignments.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Caroline Allen:

  • If you disagree, don't let it reflect on others personally, and don't let it affect the relationship.
  • 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.
  • Be certain all decision-points have reached closure and action-plans are the result.
  • Don't be short-tempered, cold, or tight-lipped.
  • Don't rush into business or the agenda; provide some time to break the ice.
  • Don't offer assurances and guarantees you can't fulfill.
  • Avoid being overly task-oriented.

Carson Tate

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

AverageAesthetic Able to appreciate the benefit for balance and harmony without losing sight of the practical side of things.
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.
Very HighAltruist Has a very high sincerity-factor and a high empathy for others' needs.
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 Carson Tate:

  • Break the ice with a brief personal comment.
  • Be certain to conclude the communication with some modes of action and specific next-steps for all involved.
  • Be certain that individual responsibilities are clear and there are no ambiguities.
  • Show sincere interest in him as a person.
  • Join in with some name-dropping, talk positively about people and their goals.
  • Be candid, open, and patient.
  • Ask 'how' oriented questions to draw his opinions.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Carson Tate:

  • Don't stick coldly to the business agenda.
  • Avoid being impersonal or judgmental.
  • Don't be vague or ambiguous.
  • Don't rush into business or the agenda; provide some time to break the ice.
  • Avoid getting bogged down in facts, figures, or abstractions.
  • Don't threaten with position or power.
  • Don't patronize or demean him by using incentives or subtlety.

Casey Hardee

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.
Very LowIndividualistic Has a very high service orientation and are able to provide follow-through and support efforts.
LowPolitical Supportive of the efforts of the team; no hidden agendas. Willing to surrender control.
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 Casey Hardee:

  • List pros and cons to suggestions you make.
  • Provide logical and practical evidence.
  • Outline individual tasks and responsibilities in writing.
  • Present your ideas and opinions in a non-threatening way.
  • If you say you're going to do something, do it.
  • Provide clear, specific solutions, and support your position.
  • Be candid, open, and patient.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Casey Hardee:

  • Don't be rude, abrupt, or too fast-paced in your delivery.
  • Don't stick too rigidly to the agenda.
  • If you disagree, don't let it reflect on others personally, and don't let it affect the relationship.
  • Don't be unrealistic with deadlines.
  • Don't force others to agree quickly with your objectives and position. Provide some time to warm up to the ideas.
  • Don't stick to a strictly business agenda. Loosen up a little.
  • Don't use quick manipulations of ideas.

DeQuan McBride

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

AverageAesthetic Able to appreciate the benefit for balance and harmony without losing sight of the practical side of things.
LowEconomic A team player and may put others' needs before self.
Very LowIndividualistic Has a very high service orientation and are able to provide follow-through and support efforts.
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.
Very HighRegulatory Well disciplined, and follow standard operating protocol and traditional ways.
HighTheoretical Has a high interest level in understanding all aspects of a situation or subject.

Things to do to effectively communicate with DeQuan McBride:

  • Be certain that the information you have is credible.
  • Offer input on how to make the ideas become reality.
  • Provide testimonials from people seen as important and prominent.
  • Make an organized appeal for support and contributions.
  • Do your homework because that will be critical to the success of the conversation or meeting.
  • Ask for input regarding people and specific assignments.
  • Be certain to emphasize next action steps.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with DeQuan McBride:

  • Don't fail to follow through. If you say you're going to do something, do it.
  • Avoid being impersonal or judgmental.
  • Don't be dogmatic.
  • Don't whine about all of the work you have to do.
  • Don't rush the issues or the decision-making process until you have buy-in.
  • Be certain all decision-points have reached closure and action-plans are the result.
  • Don't talk down to anyone.

Edward Neubaur

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.
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.
HighPolitical Able to accept the credit or take the blame with a 'the buck stops here' attitude.
AverageAltruist Concerned for others without giving everything away; a stabilizer.
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 Edward Neubaur:

  • Watch carefully for early signs of disagreement or dissatisfaction.
  • Begin with a brief but personal comment or icebreaker.
  • If you disagree, take issue with the facts, not the person.
  • Be candid, open, and sincere.
  • Provide specifics about probability of success or effectiveness of options.
  • Do your homework. Come prepared with objectives, requirements, and support materials in a well-organized package.
  • Stick to business, let Edward decide if he wants to talk socially.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Edward Neubaur:

  • Don't be vague.
  • Don't come with a ready-made decision, and don't make it for him.
  • Don't be demanding or domineering.
  • Don't patronize or demean.
  • Don't threaten with position power.
  • Don't ramble on or waste his time.
  • Don't pretend to be an expert if you are not.

Gabriel Fuller

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

Very LowAesthetic Not into artistic expression, or achieving balance and harmony in life. All about the utilitarian, bottom-line results.
HighEconomic High drive for economic gain helps provide motivation through long projects and assignments.
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.
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 Gabriel Fuller:

  • Outline individual tasks and responsibilities in writing.
  • If you disagree with the direction, make an organized presentation of your position.
  • Observe for possible areas of disagreement as some may not be verbal about them.
  • Break the ice with a brief personal comment.
  • Find some areas of common interest and involvement.
  • Be certain that the information you have is credible.
  • Take your time to be precise and thorough.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Gabriel Fuller:

  • Don't be careless or haphazard.
  • Don't offer assurances and guarantees you can't fulfill.
  • Don't leave things up in the air, or to work out by chance.
  • Don't be disorganized or sloppy.
  • Don't rush the issues or the decision-making process.
  • Don't rush into business or the agenda; provide some time to break the ice.
  • Don't manipulate or bully others into agreeing.

Isiaha McLeod

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 LowIndividualistic Has a very high service orientation and are able to provide follow-through and support efforts.
Very HighPolitical Very strong leader, and able to take control of a variety of initiatives and maintain control.
HighAltruist Has a high desire to help others learn, grow, and develop.
Very HighRegulatory Well disciplined, and follow standard operating protocol and traditional ways.
AverageTheoretical Able to balance the quest for understanding and knowledge with the practical needs of a situation.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Isiaha McLeod:

  • Outline individual tasks and responsibilities in writing.
  • Show sincere interest in him as a person.
  • Plan to talk about things that support dreams, and goals.
  • Use his own words to direct you back to the topic or issue at hand.
  • Be casual and informal with gestures and body language.
  • Plan some extra time in your schedule for talking, relating, and socializing.
  • Join in with some name-dropping, talk positively about people and their goals.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Isiaha McLeod:

  • Don't be vague or ambiguous.
  • Don't stick coldly to the business agenda.
  • Don't legislate.
  • Don't rush into business or the agenda; provide some time to break the ice.
  • Don't patronize or demean him by using incentives or subtlety.
  • Don't be curt, cold, or tight-lipped.
  • Avoid getting bogged down in facts, figures, or abstractions.

Ivette Heath

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

AverageAesthetic Able to appreciate the benefit for balance and harmony without losing sight of the practical side of things.
Very HighEconomic Very competitive and bottom-line oriented.
LowIndividualistic Able to support the efforts of the team without demanding the limelight; a supportive team player.
HighPolitical Able to accept the credit or take the blame with a 'the buck stops here' attitude.
AverageAltruist Concerned for others without giving everything away; a stabilizer.
Very HighRegulatory Well disciplined, and follow standard operating protocol and traditional ways.
AverageTheoretical Able to balance the quest for understanding and knowledge with the practical needs of a situation.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Ivette Heath:

  • Get to the point quickly and don't ramble.
  • Be specific about what needs to be done and who is going to do it.
  • Prepare your case in advance; don't 'wing-it' using charm alone.
  • List pros and cons to suggestions you make.
  • Provide time to verify the issues and potential outcomes.
  • Do your homework and be prepared with goals, objectives, support materials, etc., but don't plan on using all of them. Have the material with you as support.
  • Stick to business matters only.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Ivette Heath:

  • Don't forget or lose things necessary for the meeting or project.
  • Avoid trying to build friendships and personal relationships.
  • Don't be disorganized or confused.
  • 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, provide only hard facts and data.
  • Avoid wild speculations without factual support.
  • Don't be sloppy or disorganized.

Jamie Taylor

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.
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.
Very HighRegulatory Well disciplined, and follow standard operating protocol and traditional ways.
AverageTheoretical Able to balance the quest for understanding and knowledge with the practical needs of a situation.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Jamie Taylor:

  • Assure them that there won't be surprises.
  • If you disagree with the direction, make an organized presentation of your position.
  • Keep on task with the business agenda.
  • Approach issues in a straightforward, direct and factual way.
  • Provide time to verify the issues and potential outcomes.
  • Take your time, be precise and thorough.
  • Make an organized appeal for support and contributions.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Jamie Taylor:

  • Don't be careless or haphazard.
  • Don't use someone else's opinions as evidence.
  • Don't rush the issues or the decision-making process.
  • Don't be vague about what's expected of either of you.
  • Don't use quick manipulations of ideas.
  • Don't whine about all of the work you have to do.
  • Don't provide special personal incentives.

Jennifer Sowinski

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.
AverageAltruist Concerned for others without giving everything away; a stabilizer.
Very HighRegulatory Well disciplined, and follow standard operating protocol and traditional ways.
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 Jennifer Sowinski:

  • Be candid, open, and patient.
  • Provide a specific, step-by-step timetable with names and responsibilities.
  • Present your ideas and opinions in a non-threatening way.
  • Allow time to verify the issues and potential outcomes.
  • Be certain that individual responsibilities are clear, and there are no ambiguities.
  • Do your homework, because others will have already done their share of it.
  • Be certain to remember to provide specific action steps and details for all involved.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Jennifer Sowinski:

  • Don't use quick manipulations of ideas.
  • Don't offer promises you can't keep.
  • Don't be unrealistic with deadlines.
  • Avoid being impersonal or judgmental.
  • Don't push too hard.
  • Don't be domineering or demanding.
  • Don't rush the issues or the decision-making process.

Johnathon Isom

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

AverageAesthetic Able to appreciate the benefit for balance and harmony without losing sight of the practical side of things.
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.
Very HighPolitical Very strong leader, and able to take control of a variety of initiatives and maintain control.
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.
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 Johnathon Isom:

  • Be casual and informal with gestures and body language.
  • Offer input on how to make the ideas become reality.
  • Provide testimonials from people seen as important and prominent.
  • Provide clear, specific solutions, and support your position.
  • Be certain that individual responsibilities are clear and there are no ambiguities.
  • Outline individual tasks and responsibilities in writing.
  • Plan to talk about things that support dreams and goals.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Johnathon Isom:

  • Don't be rude, abrupt in your delivery.
  • Don't 'dream' too much together or you'll lose time.
  • If you disagree, don't let it reflect on others personally, and don't let it affect the relationship.
  • Don't leave the idea or plan without backup support.
  • Don't be vague or ambiguous.
  • Don't offer assurances and guarantees you can't fulfill.
  • Don't legislate or issue edicts.

Kayla Miller

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

Very HighAesthetic Places great importance in finding a good work-life balance, creating more than destroying and artistic self expression.
Very LowEconomic May try to help meet customers' needs (internal and external) before their own.
Very HighIndividualistic Demonstrates high independence and project self-confidence.
LowPolitical Supportive of the efforts of the team; no hidden agendas. Willing to surrender control.
Very HighAltruist Has a very high sincerity-factor and a high empathy for others' needs.
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 Kayla Miller:

  • List pros and cons to suggestions you make.
  • Be accurate and realistic, don't over-inflate ideas or outcomes.
  • Ask for input regarding people and specific assignments.
  • Offer input on how to make the ideas become reality.
  • Be certain that the information you have is credible.
  • Use a thoughtful and logical approach to discussing ideas and options.
  • Do your homework because that will be critical to the success of the conversation or meeting.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Kayla Miller:

  • Leave things up in the air, or to work out by chance.
  • Don't be unrealistic with deadlines.
  • Be certain all decision-points have reached closure and action-plans are the result.
  • Avoid being impersonal or judgmental.
  • 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 rush the issues or the decision-making process until you have buy-in.

Kevin somoza

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.
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.
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 Kevin somoza:

  • Provide a specific, step-by-step timetable with names and responsibilities.
  • Allow time to verify the issues and potential outcomes.
  • Be certain that the information you have is credible.
  • If you agree with the outcome, follow through and do what you say you will do.
  • Provide testimonials from people seen as important and prominent.
  • Be accurate and realistic, don't over-inflate ideas or outcomes.
  • Use the conversation to direct you back to the topic or issue at hand.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Kevin somoza:

  • Don't offer promises you can't keep.
  • Avoid being impersonal or judgmental.
  • Don't manipulate or bully others into agreeing.
  • Don't legislate.
  • Don't whine about all of the work you have to do.
  • Avoid being overly task-oriented.
  • Don't use unreliable evidence or testimonials.

Rob Falatovich

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

AverageAesthetic Able to appreciate the benefit for balance and harmony without losing sight of the practical side of things.
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.
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.
Very HighRegulatory Well disciplined, and follow standard operating protocol and traditional ways.
AverageTheoretical Able to balance the quest for understanding and knowledge with the practical needs of a situation.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Rob Falatovich:

  • Provide assurances about input and decisions.
  • List pros and cons to suggestions you make.
  • Use the conversation to direct you back to the topic or issue at hand.
  • Do your homework, because others will have already done their share of it.
  • Make an organized appeal for support and contributions.
  • Provide testimonials from people seen as important and prominent.
  • Outline individual tasks and responsibilities in writing.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Rob Falatovich:

  • Don't stick to a strictly business agenda. Loosen up a little.
  • Don't be rude, abrupt, or too fast-paced in your delivery.
  • Don't use unreliable evidence or testimonials.
  • Don't threaten with position or power.
  • Don't be vague or ambiguous.
  • Don't leave things up in the air, or to work out by chance.
  • If you disagree, don't let it reflect on others personally, and don't let it affect the relationship.

Stephanie Algera

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.
Very HighIndividualistic Demonstrates high independence and project self-confidence.
Very LowPolitical Tend to be non-competitive and demonstrate a higher service orientation.
Very HighAltruist Has a very high sincerity-factor and a high empathy for others' needs.
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 Stephanie Algera:

  • Plan to talk about things that support dreams and goals.
  • Do your homework because that will be critical to the success of the conversation or meeting.
  • Free-up enough to be engaging, stimulating, and fast-paced.
  • Provide a specific, step-by-step timetable with names and responsibilities.
  • Prepare your case in advance; don't 'wing-it' using charm alone.
  • Allow time to verify the issues and potential outcomes.
  • Offer input on how to make the ideas become reality.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Stephanie Algera:

  • Don't legislate.
  • Don't rush the issues or the decision-making process until you have buy-in.
  • Don't talk down to anyone.
  • Don't use unreliable evidence or testimonials.
  • Don't be vague about what's expected of either of you.
  • Don't use quick manipulations of ideas.
  • Avoid being impersonal or judgmental.

Steven Oliver

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.
HighPolitical Able to accept the credit or take the blame with a 'the buck stops here' attitude.
AverageAltruist Concerned for others without giving everything away; a stabilizer.
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 Steven Oliver:

  • Be certain that individual responsibilities are clear, and there are no ambiguities.
  • Assure others that there won't be surprises.
  • Allow time to verify the issues and potential outcomes.
  • Outline individual tasks and responsibilities in writing.
  • Use the conversation to direct you back to the topic or issue at hand.
  • Present your ideas and opinions in a non-threatening way.
  • Be candid, open, and patient.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Steven Oliver:

  • Don't push too hard.
  • Don't offer assurances and guarantees you can't fulfill.
  • Avoid being impersonal or judgmental.
  • If you disagree, don't let it reflect on others personally, and don't let it affect the relationship.
  • Don't use unreliable evidence or testimonials.
  • Don't be unrealistic with deadlines.
  • Don't use quick manipulations of ideas.

Tyler Endsley

DISC Style

Values/Drivers

AverageAesthetic Able to appreciate the benefit for balance and harmony without losing sight of the practical side of things.
LowEconomic A team player and may put others' needs before self.
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.
Very HighRegulatory Well disciplined, and follow standard operating protocol and traditional ways.
AverageTheoretical Able to balance the quest for understanding and knowledge with the practical needs of a situation.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Tyler Endsley:

  • Outline individual tasks and responsibilities in writing.
  • Be candid, open, and patient.
  • Provide clear, specific solutions, and support your position.
  • If you say you're going to do something, do it.
  • Be certain that the information you have is credible.
  • Break the ice with a brief personal comment.
  • Use the conversation to direct you back to the topic or issue at hand.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Tyler Endsley:

  • Don't rush into business or the agenda; provide some time to break the ice.
  • Don't use quick manipulations of ideas.
  • Don't stick to a strictly business agenda. Loosen up a little.
  • Don't force others to agree quickly with your objectives and position. Provide some time to warm up to the ideas.
  • Don't manipulate or bully others into agreeing.
  • Don't use someone else's opinions as evidence.
  • Don't use unreliable evidence or testimonials.

Tyrell Shelton

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.
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.
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.
HighTheoretical Has a high interest level in understanding all aspects of a situation or subject.

Things to do to effectively communicate with Tyrell Shelton:

  • Outline individual tasks and responsibilities in writing.
  • Be certain that individual responsibilities are clear and there are no ambiguities.
  • Present your ideas and opinions in a non-threatening way.
  • Find some areas of common interest and involvement.
  • Provide immediate incentives for willingness to help on the project.
  • Provide clear, specific solutions, and support your position.
  • Ask for input regarding people and specific assignments.

Things to avoid to effectively communicate with Tyrell Shelton:

  • Don't offer assurances and guarantees you can't fulfill.
  • Don't be vague or ambiguous.
  • Don't manipulate or bully into agreeing.
  • Don't be domineering or demanding.
  • Don't rush into business or the agenda; provide some time to break the ice.
  • Don't leave the idea or plan without backup support.
  • Avoid being overly task-oriented.