These are 4 styles of communication that you need to know
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...say they’re uncomfortable communicating with employees.
And that number is significantly higher when the roles are reversed.
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.
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.
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.
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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... is imperative for every successful business. Poor communication inevitably causes misunderstandings, confusion and conflicts that hinder productivity and professi...
It helps to prevent misunderstandings and conflicts. It can help to defuse a potentially explosive dispute while bad communication can set it off.
Avoiding Difficult Conversations.
Reacting, Not Responding.
Not Keeping an Open Mind. Accept and respect differences, listen without judgment and consider all sides of an issue.
Not asking for clarification because of fear of looking incompetent in front of authority.
FIX: If you don't understand what success looks like, ask for clarification, specifics or...
In general, the higher up the audience, the less detail you should be providing. Frequently, executives get tuned out when they report to higher levels and provide too much detail about their topic.
FIX: Cater your comments to the highest level person in the room, and address what he or she will find valuable. Put the details in an appendix or have them ready so they're available, and you can easily pull them out if asked.
Using qualifiers such as "I think" or "we might" or "I hope to" before your points. It lacks confidence.
FIX: Start paying attention to how you use language, and if you're hiding behind qualifiers. Tape yourself or ask a colleague to take note of when you use them, and find a comfortable phrase to replace them such as "I plan to" or "I will."
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