In the second quarter of each year our office spends time exploring different communication tests to help understand our different communication styles. Sharing our results in our weekly meetings has created an enhanced awareness about each other’s tendencies and preferences. By acknowledging the very different personality traits and communication styles we all possess, we can remove some of the annoyances inevitably experienced while interacting in the workplace.
Years ago, while reading a book on social styles, it struck me that there is no one single style that predicts success. What does predict success, however, is the ability to move smoothly and effectively between the different social styles that people possess. Communication and self-awareness are at the root of optimizing this ability in yourself. One of our favorite personality quizzes can be found at... LOGIN TO READ MORE