C style

C stands for Conscientiousness

People with the DISC C style personality place an emphasis on working conscientiously within existing circumstances to ensure quality and accuracy.

"The Analyst"

C styles are motivated by opportunities to gain knowledge, show their expertise, and produce quality work. They prioritize ensuring accuracy, maintaining stability, and challenging assumptions. They are often described as careful, analytical, systematic, diplomatic, accurate, and tactful.

  • Fears: criticism and being wrong; strong displays of emotion
  • Values: quality and accuracy
  • Overuses: analysis, restraint
  • Influences others by: logic, exacting standards
  • In conflict: focuses on logic and objectivity; overpowers with facts
  • Could improve effectiveness through: acknowledging others’ feelings; looking beyond data

DISC Classic patterns: Objective Thinker, Perfectionist, Practitioner


C style goals

C styles tend to have goals such as these:

  • stick to objective processes
  • be accurate and correct
  • demonstrate stability and reliability
  • attain knowledge and expertise
  • continue personal growth

C style challenge

C styles may need to expend more energy to:

  • resist being overcritical or overanalyzing and isolating themselves
  • let go of and delegate tasks
  • compromise for the good of the team
  • join in social events and celebrations
  • make quick decisions

C style in leadership

C-style leaders can be conscientious, disciplined, and diligent, providing high-quality outcomes through careful analysis and planning. They can also be risk-averse perfectionists, who may not pay enough attention to the human element.

C styles often display leadership characteristics such as these:

  • deliberate
  • humble
  • resolute