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Learn the i Personality Type

Welcome to our series on the DiSC personality types! 

During this series, we explore each of the DiSC Personality Types. For this article, we will focus on the I Personality type or I Style. DiSC is comprised of four personality types. Choose from one of the other personality types to learn about the other styles:

D Personality

D Personality

Learn about the D Personality Type

C Personality

C Personality

Learn about the C Personality Type

i Personality

Learn more about the i Personality Type

S Personality

S Personality

Learn more about the S Personality Type

i Personality Type

People with this style put a high priority on enthusiasm and tend to maintain an upbeat attitude. They get excited about new possibilities, and they may be very expressive when communicating their ideas. They are action-oriented, so they often focus on making quick progress toward exciting solutions. Since they tend to be fast-paced, they may be eager to get going without spending a lot of time considering the consequences.

Furthermore, those with the i style also appreciate collaboration. They usually enjoy meeting new people, and they may have a talent for getting everyone involved and building team spirit.



Popularity, approval, excitement


Rejection, not being heard



Impulsiveness, lack of follow-through, disorganization


Connecting with the I Style

Because people with this personality are extremely outgoing, they prioritize working collaboratively. They may be more sociable and adventurous than you are. They are eager to embrace exciting changes. Individuals with the i personality are genuinely friendly. They will respond well to an upbeat attitude that is enthusiastic.

  • Let them know that you appreciate teamwork as much as they do.
  • Recognize the value of their enthusiasm and high energy.

Managing Tension with this Personality

Because people with the i style want to maintain friendly relationships, they may gloss over differences in opinions. However, they’re so focused on being heard that they’re more likely to become emotional and lash out when confronted. When managing tension with this style, focus on recognizing what they do well and look to find ways you can solve the problem together.

  • Acknowledge the importance of everyone’s feelings, but don’t sidestep the issues.
  • Let them know that working through the disagreement will help you maintain a good relationship down the road.