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Understanding The Four Communication Styles


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This workshop will help participants become more effective communicators at work and in their personal lives.

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Understanding The Four Communication Styles

  1. 1. <ul><li>Understanding The </li></ul><ul><li>Four Communication Styles </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Communication skills self-assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how you communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the four communication styles </li></ul><ul><li>“ Read” others more effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises to test your understanding </li></ul>Seminar length: 5 minutes
  3. 3. To express yourself as you are is the most important thing…. - Shunryu Suzuki
  4. 4. <ul><li>We need to be able to read people and adjust our approach and style when communicating </li></ul>
  5. 5. Discovering Your Communication Style <ul><li>There are 18 situations describing 4 communication styles. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose 1 response per question. </li></ul><ul><li>Answer how you would actually behave. </li></ul><ul><li>Not how you think you should behave. </li></ul><ul><li>Answer as rapidly and instinctively as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>The highest total is your communication style. </li></ul><ul><li>Please complete survey before moving to next slide. </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to start the survey. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Summary of 4 Styles <ul><li>Style I – Action / DRIVER </li></ul><ul><li>Goal Oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to see results </li></ul><ul><li>Quick reaction time, decisive </li></ul><ul><li>Independent </li></ul><ul><li>Practical </li></ul><ul><li>Direct </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled facial expressions </li></ul><ul><li>Style IV – Process / ANALYTICAL </li></ul><ul><li>Fact Oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to be accurate </li></ul><ul><li>Organized, systematic </li></ul><ul><li>Slow reaction time </li></ul><ul><li>Serious, industrious </li></ul><ul><li>Methodical, Tenacious </li></ul><ul><li>Style III – People / AMIABLE </li></ul><ul><li>Personal security, acceptance </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative </li></ul><ul><li>Personable </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiastic, Loyal </li></ul><ul><li>Perceptive </li></ul><ul><li>Hates conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Prefers to work in teams </li></ul><ul><li>Style II – Idea/ EXPRESSIVE </li></ul><ul><li>Sociable </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiastic, impulsive </li></ul><ul><li>Future Oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Conceptual, Innovative </li></ul><ul><li>Egotistical </li></ul><ul><li>Needs to be accepted by others </li></ul><ul><li>Undisciplined </li></ul>
  7. 7. Understanding your Communication Style The Four Little Pigs Can you identify the different communication styles? Click here to read this story Watch the video on next page to identify the different styles And …..
  8. 8. Thank you for your participation!