Workbook for Using the Dog Type System for Success in Business and the Workplace: A Unique Personality System to Better Communicate and Work With Others

Workbook for Using the Dog Type System for Success in Business and the Workplace: A Unique Personality System to Better Communicate and Work With Others

by Gini Graham Scott

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ISBN-13: 9781947466319
Publisher: Changemakers Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.12(d)

About the Author

GINI GRAHAM SCOTT, Ph.D., J.D., is a nationally known writer, consultant, speaker, and seminar leader, specializing in social trends, popular culture, business and work relationships, and professional and personal development. She has published over 50 books on diverse subjects with major publishers. She has worked with dozens of clients on memoirs, self-help, and popular business books, as well as film scripts. Her websites include www.changemakerspublishingandwriting.com and www.ginigrahamscott.com. She is a Huffington Post regular columnist, commenting on social trends, new technology, business, and everyday life at www.huffingtonpost.com/gini-graham-scott.
She is the founder of Changemakers Publishing featuring books on social trends, work, business, psychology, and self-help, which has published over 100 Print, e-books, and audiobooks. She has licensed several dozen books for foreign sales, including in the UK, Russia, Korea, Spain, Indonesia, and Japan.
She has written numerous books on creativity and visualization, including Mind Power: Picture Your Way to Success; The Empowered Mind: How to Harness the Creative Force within You; and Want It, See It, Get It!
She has received national media exposure for her books, including appearances on Good Morning America, Oprah, and CNN. She has been the producer and host of a talk show series, CHANGEMAKERS, featuring interviews on social trends.
Scott is active in a number of community and business groups, including the Lafayette, Danville, and Pleasant Hill Chambers of Commerce. She is a graduate of the prestigious Leadership in Contra Costa County program and is a member of a BNI group in Walnut Creek, B2B groups in Danville and Walnut Creek, and many other business networking groups. She is the organizer of six Meetup groups in the film and publishing industries with over 6000 members in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. She also does workshops and seminars on the topics of her books.
She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and her J.D. from the University of San Francisco Law School. She has received five MAs at Cal State, East Bay, including most recently an MA in Communications. She will be starting an additional MA program in history there in the fall of 2017.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION.. 5

CHAPTER 1: SETTING UP A WORKSHOP. 7

Making Arrangements. 7

Inviting Participants. 7

CHAPTER 2: INTRODUCING YOURSELF, THE WORKSHOPS, AND THE FOUR DOG TYPES 9

Getting Set Up. 9

Introducing Yourself and Explaining What Will Happen. 9

Explaining the Four Dog Type System.. 10

Are You a German Shepherd?. 12

Are You a Pomeranian?. 13

Are You a Golden Retriever?. 14

Are You a Border Collie?. 15

Rating the Dog Types. 16

CHAPTER 3: DISCUSSING THE DOG TYPE RESULTS. 19

CHAPTER 4: DESCRIBING THE ROOTS OF THE SYSTEM... 21

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. 21

The DISC Personality Profile. 22

The Red-Blue-Yellow-Green Personality Type. 22

How the Dog Type System Builds on What Has Gone Before. 23

CHAPTER 5: ASSESSING THE DOG TYPE OF OTHERS AND LEARNING MORE ABOUT YOUR DOG TYPE.. 25

Assessing Another Person’s Dog Type. 25

Setting Up the Exercise. 25

Continuing the Exercise. 26

Discussing the Exercise. 26

Learning More about Your Dog Type. 27

CHAPTER 6: APPLYING THE DOG TYPE SYSTEM IN YOUR BUSINESS OR WORKPLACE 29

The Key Characteristics of the Four Types of Dogs. 29

CHAPTER 7: BETTER COMMUNICATING AND INTERACTING WITH OTHERS BASED ON THEIR DOG TYPE.. 31

Adapting Your Approach to Others. 31

Relating to the German Shepherd (Red/Dominant Leadership Type). 31

Relating to the Pomeranian (Yellow/Influencer/Fun Party Animal Type). 32

Relating to the Golden Retriever (Green/Steady/Cool Supporter). 32

Relating to the Border Collie (Blue/Conscientious/the Serious Fact Checker). 32

Summing Up. 33

Some Examples of Using the Dog Type System in Different Situations. 33

Making a Sale of a Product or Service. 33

Looking for Clients or Referrals at a Networking Event 34

Improving Your Relationships with Co-Workers, Your Boss, or Your Employees in the Workplace 34

Getting a Job or Promotion. 36

Conducting a Roleplay on Adapting Your Approach to Different Dog Types. 37

CHAPTER 8: QUICKLY IDENTIFYING THE DIFFERENT DOG TYPES. 41

Using the Dog Type Occupations and Orientations Chart 43

CHAPTER 9: WRAPPING UP THE WORKSHOP. 47

Summary of the Workshop. 47

Evaluating the Workshop. 47

Final Comments. 49

What's Next 49

ABOUT THE AUTHOR.. 51

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