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Q4 Clue 702 | Week of parenting

Q4 Clue 702 | Week of parenting

Children are pure, so the behaviour you observe is, therefore, mostly the way of 'how' to best treat that child, almost like copying. But there are pitfalls you may want to avoid. How about that with the different styles? D-style Self-assured, wants to be the best,...

Q4 Clue 701 | A little joke! Just kidding!

Q4 Clue 701 | A little joke! Just kidding!

This is the slogan of the Week Against Bullying 2022. A joke can start small but then turn into bullying. How does this slogan stand up to the different styles? D-style This style sets your boundaries. I don't like it; cut it out. But also the style that makes 'jokes...

Q4 Clue 700 | Day of the dietitian

Q4 Clue 700 | Day of the dietitian

A lovely occasion to take a look at how the different styles in us deal with the challenge; eating well versus the unhealthy bite. D-style If the D-style in us is convinced, then will go all the way. It can also be too much and go too far. But as quick as it started,...

Q4 Clue 699 | Summer Event ’22

Q4 Clue 699 | Summer Event ’22

We can look back on another very successful event. It was lovely that the weather also contributed to the atmosphere and enjoyment! We also organised a few 'challenging activities' such as supping and water skiing. Observing and recognising the different styles is...

Q4 Clue 698 | Receiving guests

Q4 Clue 698 | Receiving guests

How do we handle receiving guests at home? D-style Inviting is one thing - if he or she likes the guest(s), otherwise clearly a no - but what about arranging, organising and especially the execution? This style doesn't worry much about that... I-style Enthusiastic in...

Q4 Clue 697 | How do we respond to stress

Q4 Clue 697 | How do we respond to stress

Stress can be an unfavourable circumstance, in which case we tend to react first according to our highest natural style. How do the styles primarily respond to stress? D-style Short-tempered and wanting to take control. Becomes (very) direct in communicating and...

Q4 Clue 696 | Suddenly, nature is mainstream

Q4 Clue 696 | Suddenly, nature is mainstream

Not so long ago, it got quiet quickly when you went slightly off the beaten track. But times have changed. What, who, how and why? D-style Many have started to exercise in the open air. This also brought about more and more outdoor (sports) clubs and opportunities....

Q4Clue 695 Laze around

Q4Clue 695 Laze around

Maybe you think lazing around is what everyone does the same, right? But nothing is further from the truth. How do different styles (or not...) laze about. D-style Sitting still and doing absolutely nothing is very difficult for a D-style. Perhaps just for a moment -...

Q4 Clue 694 | Cat Day

Q4 Clue 694 | Cat Day

Cats. Since the ancient Egyptians, 3000 years before Christ, let in (wild) cats to keep the mice at bay, they have been around. Cat Day is from a later date, but how to 'celebrate' it? D-style An international day, no less! Not surprising, really, when you consider...

Q4 Clue 693 | Planner Day

Q4 Clue 693 | Planner Day

It all started pretty much in the first year of secondary school, planning your lessons. Since then, we can't live without it... How (and which) planner are we and are we using? D-style Preferably leave the planning to others. Not that that doesn't cause 'stress', but...

Q4 Clue 692 | Clean desk

Q4 Clue 692 | Clean desk

Maybe it's already behind you; perhaps it's still 'in progress'. How do you tidy up your desk? For example, in advance of or during the holiday season? D-style Not everything will literally be lying on your desk. But there will be several jobs, activities and/or...

Q4 Clue 691 | TeamNL Korfball Gold

Q4 Clue 691 | TeamNL Korfball Gold

At the World Games in Birmingham, USA. A multi-sport event under the flag of the Olympic Committee. Congratulations! D-style Winning gold is always tremendous but especially at games like this. Not only with the Low Countries but also with Taipei, Germany, China,...

Q4 Clue 690 | Summer vacation use

Q4 Clue 690 | Summer vacation use

We're probably not just on vacation during the summer vacation season. What other interesting ideas to do - selected by style, of course. D-style Perhaps an extra little trip anyway? How about a mini road trip? There's still plenty to explore closer to home. Or pick...

Q4 Clue 689 | To the beach

Q4 Clue 689 | To the beach

Let's stay in the vacation spirit and ask, how do different styles experience going to the beach? D-style A beach day will be stressful. Leaving early, close parking, best beach spot/chair, annoying people around you. That can ignite that short fuse a few times. But...

Q4 Clue 688 | The summer vacation is approaching

Q4 Clue 688 | The summer vacation is approaching

This always gives 'many matters' to deal with. How do we approach this based on our different styles and with which style specifically? D-style The D in us makes the decision and literally determines the (travel) direction. The higher your D intensity, the sooner the...

Q4 Clue 687 | How do you keep others at a distance?

Q4 Clue 687 | How do you keep others at a distance?

Particularly when things get annoying, demanding or intrusive, for example. How do you keep "the different styles" at bay? D-style Being assertive is fine here. Set your limit, and say what you think. At that moment, not 'pleasant' perhaps, but clearly also for the...

Q4 Clue 686 | Week without sugar

Q4 Clue 686 | Week without sugar

Starting today, a week without sugar? Considering the different styles, how would you accomplish this? D-style Less sugar often means more energy. Or, to put it another way, by eating less unhealthy food, mostly with added sugars, you automatically get more fibre,...

Q4 Clue 684 | Week Without Waste

Q4 Clue 684 | Week Without Waste

Today is the start of the Week Without Waste. Take up the challenge to throw away as little waste as possible. How do the different styles handle this, and how do they get motivated? D-style It has to be rewarding. Of course, it is beneficial from the point of view of...

Q4 Clue 683 | Day of the Intern

Q4 Clue 683 | Day of the Intern

Perhaps you remember your internship days, or you work with interns now. Young and green, you are 'suddenly in the big world'. How do the different types of interns deal with this, and what are the pitfalls? D-style This style is ready for it! At least thinks he or...

Q4 Clue 682 | Overtime

Q4 Clue 682 | Overtime

Sometimes, sometimes regularly, we have to work overtime. How do the different styles deal with this? D-style Only when it is valid and decide on it yourself (preferably). When it is your responsibility, you have to bear the consequences. But can easily ask others or...

Q4 Clue 681 | How to get others on board for change

Q4 Clue 681 | How to get others on board for change

How do you get the different styles to go along from small to significant changes? D-style Make it a (personal) challenge, competition. This style is no stranger to change. But if it is beneficial or leads to a (personal) improvement, the D-style will not hesitate....

Q4 Clue 680 | Leverage

Q4 Clue 680 | Leverage

Exerting influence on other people and being accepted as an authority by others. Different styles, different ways of exerting leverage (and pitfalls). D-style By nature, this style is convinced of oneself or an opinion and shows this. Self-assured and assertive in...

Q4 Clue 679 | FC Volendam promotes

Q4 Clue 679 | FC Volendam promotes

Last Friday, FC Volendam secured a promotion to the Eredivisie. After 14 years, that's logical! Congratulations! How do the different styles deal with the pressure and the euphoria that comes with this? D-style Fighting and keeping the faith. To the outside world...

Q4 Clue 678 | Gambling

Q4 Clue 678 | Gambling

There is much talk about (online) gambling, especially the many advertisements put out there. It is interesting to see how the different styles gamble and/or look at it. D-style This is the style within us that dares to gamble. Of course, many other influences come...

Q4 Clue 677 | Covid versus DISC

Q4 Clue 677 | Covid versus DISC

Is there such a thing as a Covid Profile? The last few years may have had a significant impact. In particular, on energy management. What about the different styles? D-style It has been pretty quiet the last few years. Not many challenges, not much need to decide,...

Q4 Clue 676 | Museum week

Q4 Clue 676 | Museum week

We cannot predict if and to which museum 'a DISC style' goes; that has mainly to do with personal interests. But we can answer the how question. D-style The pace of a D-style is higher. This also applies to the speed with which this style moves through a museum....

Q4 Clue 675 | Inflation

Q4 Clue 675 | Inflation

Things are becoming more scarce and, therefore, more expensive. How do we deal with this according to the different styles? D-style At first, this style may not want to give in and 'just carry on as you are'. But at a certain point, will be over and done with and can...

Q4 Clue 674 | Spring

Q4 Clue 674 | Spring

Spring started yesterday, It has always brought something of positivity to us forever. How does this manifest itself in the various styles? D-style The feeling that we are 'going forward' again. Towards more. This style perceives that as positive—also more outdoor...

Q4 Clue 673 | Relax a bit

Q4 Clue 673 | Relax a bit

In these troubling times, we must not forget to think about ourselves once in a while. As being to recharge your battery with positive energy. How do the different styles do that? D-style Focus on a goal. This can be a physical goal but also a mentally challenging...

Q4 Clue 672 | Cryptos

Q4 Clue 672 | Cryptos

Cryptos. It seems like almost everyone is or should be involved with it these days. How do we look at it in terms of the different styles? D-style Our D-style is about taking a (tiny) risk or a chance. Cryptos have also become remarkably accessible, and there is...

Q4 Clue 671 | Dealing with tensions

Q4 Clue 671 | Dealing with tensions

We live in exciting times, so to say. Covid, the climate, inflation, East/West relations, and things closer to home can cause tensions. How do we deal with them? D-style The D-style is the style of control. These kinds of issues transcend that, and that makes it extra...

Q4 Clue 670 | International Day of the Mother Tongue

Q4 Clue 670 | International Day of the Mother Tongue

This day was established to celebrate language diversity and promote multilingualism. Interesting to put this along the 'DISC' scale. D-style Your language, international, regional or dialect is strongly linked to your culture and identity. As a D-style, you may be...

Q4Clue 668 Putting things in perspective

Q4Clue 668 Putting things in perspective

It is a quality to be able to see things in perspective. It can be learned, but it has pitfalls. Above all, it affects your entire DISC spectrum. Also, those styles of which you naturally have less energy. How can you put things into perspective? D-style The D style...

Q4Clue 667 The cooking workshop

Q4Clue 667 The cooking workshop

Last Saturday, we celebrated our annual Winter Wonderland. Good fun but above all delicious! The programme was to cook! How did the different styles do with a DISC touch to it? D-style Always nice, instructions from a chef. It is cool to see how he prepares the dish...

Q4 Clue 666 | DISC and Education

Q4 Clue 666 | DISC and Education

On this International Day of Education, it is interesting to look at DISC and education. How is it being dealt with today? D-style We can see that more and more educational institutions are starting to incorporate DISC into their programs. They are really open to it...

Q4 Clue 665 | Dump your New Year’s resolutions day

Q4 Clue 665 | Dump your New Year’s resolutions day

How are your resolutions coming along? D-style Aren't good resolutions soooo 2019. I mean, how can we keep them up at all? Sports? The club is closed more often than it is open. Eat healthy, live healthy? How? Where? Hardly ever leave the house. We have to make it fun...

Q4Clue 664 Clean Off Your Desk Day

Q4Clue 664 Clean Off Your Desk Day

And it's an international day too. That means many desks. And nowadays, of course, many of them are at home, too. What do the desks actually look like in the different styles? D-style This style prefers a large desk. So there's lots of space for everything. But this...

Q4Clue 663 Happy New Year!

Q4Clue 663 Happy New Year!

We wish everyone a very happy, wonderful, and above all, healthy New Year! How do we look forward to this year from the perspective of our different styles? D-style The year is starting poorly again, but we are fighting on! So that means setting new goals, putting our...

Q4Clue 662 Holiday season 2021

Q4Clue 662 Holiday season 2021

These are extraordinary times, so to speak. This holiday season, too, cannot be celebrated as usual. How do we deal with this? D-style This style of ours probably starts 'to boil over a bit.' Angryness like, "I'm a little bit done with this." Maybe also the feeling of...

Q4 Clue 661 | Creativity

Q4 Clue 661 | Creativity

People tend to link the characteristic of creativity to a specific DISC style. But nothing could be further from the truth; creativity involves all styles. But then comes the question: how does that work per style? D-style Creativity requires a certain amount of...

Q4 Clue 660 | Max Verstappen World Champion!

Q4 Clue 660 | Max Verstappen World Champion!

In a way typical of Formula 1, when you think this is it, suddenly everything turns upside down. More than 5 million Dutch people saw it happen, and the whole Emotion Spectrum passed. How do these manifest in the different styles? D-style We could place the core...

Q4 Clue 659 | How others think of you

Q4 Clue 659 | How others think of you

We all ask ourselves this question from time to time. Some probably more than others. How do we deal with this? D-style This style can handle it the easiest. Especially in a business setting, it is less critical whether others like you or not. Note that this does not...

Q4 Clue 658 | Cyber Monday

Q4 Clue 658 | Cyber Monday

The online shops' answer to Black Friday, which was last Friday. However, the differences between online and offline shops are becoming increasingly vague, of course. How do the different styles deal with this? D-style Much better than Black Friday or any other sale...

Q4 Clue 657 | Watching TV

Q4 Clue 657 | Watching TV

Did you watch television yesterday? On World Television Day... But how do we watch television these days? D-style Watches in a focused way. Prefers to make their own choices. That can be anything, based on the interests. What's really great for this style nowadays;...

Q4 Clue 656 | (Work) stress

Q4 Clue 656 | (Work) stress

How do you deal with (potential) stress, setbacks and/or change? D-style Use your D-style to tackle and solve the causes of stress. We know how to postpone, prioritise differently, flee, ponder for too long, etc. Decide, deal with it and take action. I-style Accept...

Q4 Clue 655 | Pleasing

Q4 Clue 655 | Pleasing

Pleasing. What about the different styles? How do we deal with this, and how can we stop it? D-style How do you stop it? By stating your boundaries, which often means entering into a (minor) conflict. So basically, by deploying your D-style! By the way, it is not like...

Q4 Clue 654 | Performing under pressure

Q4 Clue 654 | Performing under pressure

Last weekend, the Dutch korfball players became European Champions. A sports match under high pressure is a perfect example of 'unfavourable circumstances'. Be aware of the (your) specific Style Core characteristics that emerge in situations like these. D-style The...

Q4 Clue 653 | Day of the Flan

Q4 Clue 653 | Day of the Flan

Today is the National Day of the Flan to promote this typically Limburg delicacy. This tart comes in many different flavours, so the question arises: how do our styles make a choice? D-style This style has a (strong) preference but is also open to new experiences....

Q4 Clue 652 | Taking the initiative

Q4 Clue 652 | Taking the initiative

How does which style take the initiative? D-style Does not want to lose time. Therefore takes immediate action, a decision or sets something in motion instead of waiting. Takes the initiative and dares to stick out their neck. But whether that is always right or...

Q4 Clue 651 | Who is your conversation partner?

Q4 Clue 651 | Who is your conversation partner?

Of course, we have - and prefer to follow - our own preferred communication order. But what if that is not possible or even desirable? Being able to switch quickly is the motto then. Recognise your conversation partner (as quickly as possible), and how do you adapt?...

Q4 Clue 650 | World Animal Day

Q4 Clue 650 | World Animal Day

We read that many people have acquired a pet lately. Mostly a dog. But which one? Did they make the right choice? Which dog suits who best? D-style Status dog A dog with a certain appearance or image that suits the D-style. A type that offers a challenge. Like a lot...

Q4 Clue 649 | World Tourism Day

Q4 Clue 649 | World Tourism Day

There is much more to this official UN day than you might initially think. Interesting to share based on the Q4 Profiles Communication Grid; What, Who, How and Why? D-style Tourism is one of the most important economic sectors in the world. It employs 1 in 10 people...

Q4 Clue 648 | Week of Work Happiness

Q4 Clue 648 | Week of Work Happiness

Of course, many more factors play a role - such as by which values or interests you are driven - but the emotional social skills( EQ) influences this as well—the DISC needs versus happiness at work. D-style This style likes (big) challenges in their work. Goals,...

Q4 Clue 647 | Q4 Profiles Summer Event ’21

Q4 Clue 647 | Q4 Profiles Summer Event ’21

Last Saturday we (finally) celebrated our annual 'Summer Event'. How did we enjoy the event altogether? D-style Finally, we were able to decide; we have it again. Pretty exciting because things are still far from 'normal'. The summer wasn't really either, so the...

Q4 Clue 646 | Sporting achievements

Q4 Clue 646 | Sporting achievements

It was one of those sports weekends where many exceptional sports achievements came together. The Paralympics, Women's Cycling, Athletics and Formula 1 stood out especially. D-style It is great that more attention is being paid to 'the other sports', and it looks like...

Q4 Clue 645 | F1 Zandvoort

Q4 Clue 645 | F1 Zandvoort

This weekend, Formula 1 returns to Zandvoort. How do the different styles experience this? D-style The D-fan has probably been holding tickets since 2019. Had arranged a passe-partout straight away. For the Friday practice, the Saturday qualifying and of course the...

Q4 Clue 644 | Anticipating

Q4 Clue 644 | Anticipating

Foreseeing and recognising situations (business) and relationships (interpersonal). Where do the natural strengths of the different styles lie? D-style This style starts, acts, takes risks, sees no future obstacles. If it goes well, 'wow, nicely anticipated!' Of...

Q4 Clue 643 | Tell-a-joke-day

Q4 Clue 643 | Tell-a-joke-day

Do you know the joke about the style that... Interesting to recognise the style of the joke-teller (and yourself!). How does someone tell a joke? D-style When we make fun of someone, it's part of our D style. Mock someone, or embarrass them. If you have lots of this...

Q4 Clue 642 | Book lover’s day

Q4 Clue 642 | Book lover’s day

Any style can be a book lover. How the various styles do, this is interesting to look at. D-style The rest and time (left over) to read does not come naturally to this style. When it is of personal benefit, time will be made. Opts for short, concise (audio) books. Or...

Q4 Clue 641 | How do you negotiate (well)?

Q4 Clue 641 | How do you negotiate (well)?

This is a prime example where you need to draw on all your styles. Your strengths, but you also have to overcome your pitfalls. Consequently, some will be easier than others, but all are necessary. D-style You have to be persistent. State and monitor your own needs,...

Q4 Clue 640 | Starting a conversation

Q4 Clue 640 | Starting a conversation

Maybe we've lost touch with the lockdown. Or maybe you are just finding it a bit more difficult. How do the different styles make conversation? Or not. D-style This style breaks the ice with a 'direct strike' like a comment or joke. Hahaha! This can be experienced as...

Q4 Clue 639 | Tokyo 2020/1

Q4 Clue 639 | Tokyo 2020/1

This Friday, a year late, the 2020 Olympic Games will begin in Tokyo. What will these games be like, and how will the athletes experience them? D-style At last, for all those athletes who A) had to wait and train (mostly alone) for a year longer, B) have known much...

Q4 Clue 638 | Uncomfortable silences

Q4 Clue 638 | Uncomfortable silences

We have all experienced it. A moment without anything to talk about, a (long) silence. How do we deal with this? D-style The pitfall with this style; short answers. Yes, No, OK! Then you constantly pass the ball to your conversational partner, and they can, of course,...

Q4 Clue 637 | Workaholic

Q4 Clue 637 | Workaholic

When a large part of your life - also privately - is spent on work. What are the pitfalls of the different styles that can lead to this? D-style High, big and fast goals, deadlines and ambitions. This quickly results in high work pressure. Not directly concerned with...

Q4 Clue 636 | CAPS LOCK DAY

Q4 Clue 636 | CAPS LOCK DAY

TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY! WHAT? AND FOR WHO? OR HOW? SO. BUT MOST OF ALL, WHY? D-style WHAT? WELL - WHEN YOU ARE REALLY ANGRY OR WHEN YOU WANT TO MAKE SOMETHING ABSOLUTELY CLEAR IN A TEXT MESSAGE. YOU COULD DO IT LIKE THIS. BUT WHETHER THE MESSAGE GETS...

Q4 Clue 635 | Are you still taking a holiday?

Q4 Clue 635 | Are you still taking a holiday?

Very tempting picture, perhaps? But are you going, and if so, where? How do the different styles approach this question? D-style If we need to take a little risk, we need to tap into our D style. Can already book a trip while the country is still orange. And doesn't...

Q4 Clue 634 | European Football Championship started

Q4 Clue 634 | European Football Championship started

It has begun. The 2020 European Football Championship in 2021... How do we experience this? D-style Maybe it's not quite alive yet. Even despite the advertisers who are all too keen to get the orange craze going... But now that it started and especially now that we...

Q4 Clue 633 | How to deal with people who talk a lot?

Q4 Clue 633 | How to deal with people who talk a lot?

We know, one style is not the other. But we also know no one type is better or not. The same goes for 'talking a lot'. Strengths and pitfalls. How do we deal with this situation? D-style This style communicates in a fast and no-nonsense way. A talkative person can,...

Q4 Clue 631 | Whit Monday 2021

Q4 Clue 631 | Whit Monday 2021

Perhaps a bit unexpected after all, but we are suddenly 'allowed' to do a little more again. Today is a perfect day (or even weekend) for that. How do we prefer to spend it? D-style What is it that I have missed most and now can and do again? This is the question that...

Q4 Clue 628 | Procrastination

Q4 Clue 628 | Procrastination

We all experience procrastination - to a greater or lesser extent. But how does it relate to the different styles? And is it always 'bad'? D-style This style can postpone something, or in other words, not start something because of motivation. To find something...

Q4 Clue 627 | King’s Day #2

Q4 Clue 627 | King’s Day #2

The first Kings Day in corona times was unfortunate but novel and extraordinary. Tomorrow, however, will be the second one, which is not normal. How do we experience this kind of days now?D-style Lasts far too long We are all slowly getting tired of it. If we allow...

Q4 Clue 626 | How much do you have to like each other on a team?

Q4 Clue 626 | How much do you have to like each other on a team?

Not always if you ask me. Because isn't it precisely these 'not nice' qualities that make the team successful? That your pitfalls are the strengths of another team member and HOW you can progress together? D-style Dislike: I set goals and achieve targets. Make (force)...

Q4 Clue 625 | Making mistakes is okay!

Q4 Clue 625 | Making mistakes is okay!

When you read this Clue title, you think; yes, that is pretty obvious. But why are we then so concerned with not making mistakes in the first place and how do the different styles experience this? D-style What makes it tricky is having to get back up again and again...

Q4 Clue 624 | Second Easter (pandemic) day

Q4 Clue 624 | Second Easter (pandemic) day

When we wrote this clue, we had the faint hope that the rules would have eased up by Easter. But no... So what does the day (not) look like for you today? D-style Outdoor sports up to 26 years old are allowed again, but you still need to keep the 1.5 metres and with a...

Q4 Clue 623 | World Backup Day

Q4 Clue 623 | World Backup Day

Wednesday is World Backup Day. We all know it's the smart thing to do, but... how do we deal with this? D-style WHAT is a backup? A backup is a copy of all your important files like your (family) photos and videos, important documents, and emails. Instead of keeping...

Q4 Clue 622 | World Water Day

Q4 Clue 622 | World Water Day

More than 2 billion people have no access to clean drinking water and the demand for water from the population, agriculture and industry is increasing. How do we deal with this in the future? D-style That is why the United Nations have declared this day for national...

Q4 Clue 621 | Elections this Wednesday

Q4 Clue 621 | Elections this Wednesday

It will be a particular day this election day, during the corona pandemic. How will we deal with it? D-style Because of all the rules at the polling station, it will probably take more time. A quick visit before or after work will probably not be possible. This style...

Q4 Clue 620 | Jantje Beton foundation

Q4 Clue 620 | Jantje Beton foundation

Provided that the situation allows it, the collection will come by again this week. To create, maintain and promote outdoor play areas. Did you know that 3 in 10 children do not or only play once a week outdoors? To play is good for you and your brain is the motto:...

Q4 Clue 619 | National Compliment Day

Q4 Clue 619 | National Compliment Day

How often do you give a compliment when something is going well? That you actually say it? And we all know - especially in these times - how important it is to be appreciated. D-style What is nice about this day, a compliment is free. And not only that, but you also...

Q4 Clue 618 | Don’t forget to exercise

Q4 Clue 618 | Don’t forget to exercise

As it goes on and on, it becomes more and more important to exercise regularly. How do we do this according to the different styles, and how can we keep it up? D-style This style seeks to challenge, goals and competition. That's hard to do only against yourself,...

Q4 Clue 617 Writing style

Q4 Clue 617 Writing style

Written communication is, of course, also an important way of connecting with others. With which writing style do you reach what DISC style? D-style Short and powerful texts. Directly to the point. It should immediately appeal, such as: is it interesting for me + what...

Q4 Clue 616 The day of self-confidence

Q4 Clue 616 The day of self-confidence

How do different styles assess their own qualities? And where can they go wrong? D-style By nature, this style is sure of itself even if it is not always so, of course. Not afraid to lose face, to be disliked or to fall on your face. But he/she can think in terms of...

Q4 Clue 615 | Winter Wonderland anno 2021

Q4 Clue 615 | Winter Wonderland anno 2021

Unfortunately, this annual meeting was also unable to take place live this year. This of course applies to many (company) meetings, outings, etc. But as we have seen with our digital version, there are alternatives! D-style You can quickly decide that it is not...

Q4Clue 614 Seating position

Q4Clue 614 Seating position

We know, a good seating position is essential! Especially now that we can spend whole days sitting at the dinner table. But also on the couch, or anywhere else. How do you recognise a style by the (wrong) seating posture? D-style The active seating style. Tip of the...

Q4Clue 613 Doubt (yourself)

Q4Clue 613 Doubt (yourself)

Everyone can experience it from time to time. Doubt what you can do, about yourself. How does this manifest itself in different styles? D-style The primary driving force of the D-style is control. If for whatever reason, this cannot be achieved or is lost, it can...

Q4 Clue 612 Vaccination

Q4 Clue 612 Vaccination

Apart from personal objections and beliefs, how do the different DISC styles (or combinations thereof) deal with 'the vaccination'? Whether or not (immediately). D-style May or may not. May; if it's of personal benefit to you, you see it as useful. May not; if the...

Q4Clue 611 World Braille Day

Q4Clue 611 World Braille Day

The great thing about special days is that it also gives you excellent new knowledge and insights. What, Who, How and Why? D-style Braille is reading with the fingers through an embossed alphabet. A system for reading and writing with the tactile sense. Braille Day...

Q4Clue 610 Personal development plan

Q4Clue 610 Personal development plan

Now that this strange and challenging year is almost over, and there is some 'hope for the normal' again, we can take a more positive view towards 2021. Do you have a personal development plan for next year yet? Something where you need to address all your DISC...

Q4Clue 609 The shortest day of the year

Q4Clue 609 The shortest day of the year

Exactly today, December 21st, is the shortest day of this year. D-style There is a good chance that you will not see daylight during the working week. Go away in the dark and already dark when you go home*. That is true, in Amsterdam, the day lasts only 7 hours and 40...

Q4Clue 608 Winter sport people

Q4Clue 608 Winter sport people

Winter sport people are often very passionate. Now with corona the oh so beloved holiday is at stake. How do the different styles (still) look forward to this trip to the snow? D-style The D-style in us can be truly motivated to go. And if there is even a small...

Q4Clue 607 Keeping teams together

Q4Clue 607 Keeping teams together

Indeed, now that we often work from home, this topic is very current. Understanding the needs of the different styles and how to maintain the bond. D-style Whatever the position of a D-style, they want to be and remain in control. Involve this style at all times and...

Q4Clue 606 Hiring – Educating – Retaining

Q4Clue 606 Hiring – Educating – Retaining

An important trinity. Of course, to employers, but also for you as an employee. Or as your own boss. What motivates based on the Personal DISC Style? Hiring (what am I looking for) Educating (developing) Retaining (continuing) D-style Seeking a challenge, wants to...

Q4 Clue 605 Cancel culture

Q4 Clue 605 Cancel culture

Cancel culture or checkout culture. A phenomenon of our time; boycotting people or organisations via social media. How is it possible that it has suddenly become so popular among all styles?D-style Social media provides a platform on which you easily can express your...

Q4Clue 604 High Potentials

Q4Clue 604 High Potentials

Who are these HiPos? How do you recognise this 3-5 % of the workforce, what are their characteristics? Interesting; these characteristics cover all DISC styles.D-style High Potentials are happy to take charge and accept responsibility. Also beyond their job...

Q4 Clue 603 Zero Waste Week

Q4 Clue 603 Zero Waste Week

(Learning) to live without leaving behind waste. The arguments according to the style.D-style The aim is to reduce waste ( disposal heap) and waste incineration. And what ends up in the sea... More recycling and re-use, moving towards a circular economy. You can...

Q4Clue 602 In-house emergency personnel day

Q4Clue 602 In-house emergency personnel day

Today is the national day of the company In-house Emergency Personnel. To out these more than 500,000 people in the spotlight (in this week of respect).D-style Realise that when there is an (evacuation) exercise, you do not react annoyed. Like "do we have to do it...

Q4Clue 601 Skills of the Future

Q4Clue 601 Skills of the Future

It is moving fast. Increasingly faster. What are essential skills now will be obsolete within 5 years. AI and robots and are (literally) on the doorstep. What are the skills for the future and how do we adapt? And this covers our entire DISC spectrum.D-style...

Q4Clue 600 Connectivity (in COVID times)

Q4Clue 600 Connectivity (in COVID times)

It seems that we can't 'just go to the office' for a while yet. The question then arises, how do we stay involved and connected with each other and with the company?D-style At the end of the day, the work will continue. Productivity and results still have to be met....

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