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Communication styles table

Not sure if I posted it before. The classification somewhat makes sense. I think I mostly behave as "analytical" and "driver" from this table. Recognized a lot of people in these descriptions, especially "expressers" and "relaters" :)

http://www.drbackman.com/communication-styles.htm:
FACTORS: EXPRESSER   DRIVER   RELATER    ANALYTICAL
How to Recognize: They
get excited.
They
like their own way; decisive & strong viewpoints.
They
like positive attention, to be helpful & to be regarded warmly.
They
seek a lot of data, ask many questions, behave methodically & systematically.
Tends to Ask: Who?
(the personal dominant question)
What
(the results oriented question.)
Why?
(the personal non-goal question.)
How?
(the technical analytical question.)
What They Dislike: Boring
explanations/wasting time with too many facts.
Someone
wasting their time trying to decide for them.
Rejection,
treated impersonally, uncaring & unfeeling attitudes.
making
an error, being unprepared, spontaneity.
Reacts to Pressure and
Tension By:
"Selling" their
ideas or argumentative.
Taking
charge taking more control.
Becoming
silent, withdraws, introspective.
Seeking
more data & information.
Best way to Deal With: Get
excited with them. Show emotion.
Let
them be in charge.
Be
supportive; show you care.
Provide
lots of data & information.
Likes To Be Measured
By:
Applause,
feedback, recognition.
Results,
Goal-oriented.
Friends,
close relationships.
Activity & busyness
that leads to results.
Must Be Allowed To: Get
ahead quickly.  Likes challenges.
Get
into a competitive situation. Likes to win.
Relax,
feel, care, know you care.
make
decisions at own pace, not cornered or pressured.
Will Improve With: Recognition & some
structure with which to reach the goal.
A
position that requires cooperation with others.
A
structure of goals & methods for achieving each goal.
Interpersonal
and communication skills.
Likes to Save: Effort
they rely heavily on hunches, intuition, feelings.
Time.
They like to be efficient, get things done now.
Relationships.
Friendship means a lot to them.
Face.
They hate to make an error, be wrong or get caught without enough info.
For Best Results: Inspire
them to bigger & better accomplishments.
Allow
them freedom to do things their own way.
Care & provide
detail, specific plans&activities to be accomplished.
Structure
a framework or "track" to follow.
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