Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About High S’s

by | DISC Assessment, DISC University

Why do we call them Stabilizing Sasha? You may have heard the S in DISC described with another word because even though the reports are based on the same science, some DISC reports use different terminology to describe each column. You may have heard these terms used: Dominant, Influencing, Submissive, Compliant. That was the language used back in the 1920’s when the DISC model was created. Times have changed and we prefer to apply words that don’t feel quite so negative. So, we changed Submissive to Stabilizing.

Defining A High S

You can describe Stabilizing Sasha as steady, reliable, and patient. They often exhibit a calm, consistent, and supportive demeanor. You could call them even-tempered. Because of their inherent steadiness, you could see them sopping up detail-oriented tasks like a sponge. While they may appear reserved on the outside, on the inside they’re ready and willing to share their thoughts due to their collaborative nature.

High S Likes

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Stabilizing Sasha and their high S friends like to maintain a peaceful and supportive environment and they’re willing to work hard to see that it stays that way. This makes them invaluable in collaborative settings. They are relationship builders and value creating connections with others. Interestingly, while they enjoy relationships establishing bonds with others might take them a little longer than the Interactive Ira’s of the world. Stabilizing Sasha loves when things remain the same or when change can come slowly. They also like to be recognized for their loyalty and dependability.

High S Dislikes

Because harmony, balance, and peace are some important to the Stabilizing Sasha’s of the world, conflict of any kind is high on the list of their dislikes. They are naturally inclined to seek out peaceful solutions and consensus so argumentative and contentious situations are not their favorite thing. They could have a tendency to back