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Your style: how do you communicate and why does it matter?

How do you communicate? Are you blunt and to the point or do you prefer to use inference to get your message across?  Do you worry that you’ll hurt people’s feelings if you speak your mind?  Everyone is different.  If we weren’t we’d all have to do the same job and that would never work.

The way you communicate grows out the type of person you are.  You might be a ‘big picture’ thinker who makes decisions based on your overall impression of a situation.  You’re likely to lose patience with someone who thrives on data and wants to talk you through all of the details.

Why your style matters

Whatever the size or structure of your business, you’re likely to meet people who communicate differently from you.  Managing those relationships well is key to ensuring your business succeeds.

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