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69% of managers

...say they’re uncomfortable communicating with employees. 

And that number is significantly higher when the roles are reversed.


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Analytical communication style

Analytical communication style

An analytical communicator loves hard data, numbers, and specific language. 

They're usually wary of people who deal in vague language and strictly blue-sky ideas and get drained quickly when conversations move from logical to emotional.


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Working with an analytical communication style


  • Provide as much detail upfront as possible
  • Set clear expectations
  • Give them space to work independently


  • Turning the conversation emotional;
  • Framing feedback on their work as criticism.


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Intuitive communication style

Intuitive communication style

Intuitive communicators thrive on big-picture ideas and broad overviews that allow them to skip directly to what’s most important.

Linear order, step-by-step instructions, and deep dives into the details aren’t important. 


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Working with an intuitive communication style


  • Stick to the main topic and keep it high-level;
  • Be prepared to answer follow-up questions;
  • Keep details to a minimum.


  • Too many details;
  • Taking their approach personally;
  • Making too big promises (they’ll latch onto the big picture and ignore the details of how hard it might be to pull off).


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Functional communication style

Functional communication style

Functional communicators love the process: step-by-step guides, details, timelines, and thought-through plans. 

When talking to someone else, they want to go through each detail from start to finish to make sure nothing gets missed or glossed over.


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Working with a functional communication style


  • Practice “active listening” by repeating what they’ve said and asking follow-up questions
  • Expect them to ask for details, even if you’re just brainstorming


  • Rushing them to get to the end or make a decision
  • Assume they support an idea 100% (their criticism or feedback will often be on the steps, not the overall strategy).


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Personal communication style

Personal communication style

Personal communicators value connection, relationships, and emotional language above all. 

They're good listeners and often can help smooth over issues that more hard-lined communication styles cause.

When they dig into something, they care as much (or more) about the person saying it as what they’re saying.


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Working with a personal communication style


  • Keep conversations light and casual
  • Not get offended if they ask how something made you “feel” or make a strictly work conversation personal.


  • Talking down to them or being overly pessimistic;
  • Try to contain the conversation to just stats and facts
  • Pressure them to do a deep dive into the details with you.


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