Have you ever tried to communicate across multiple people only to find your message lost in translation? Maybe some people found your points to be well supported. Maybe others got lost in the midst of your presentation due to detail overload. This is because different types of communicators exist in the workplace.
Economist’s 2018 survey on workplace communication reveals that 42% of employees think poor communication in the workplace originates from different communication styles. Understanding these differences is a start to reduce communication barriers. You will communicate more clearly and deliver information in a way recipients want to receive it.
Personalities and learning styles play a profound influence on how people communicate. There are 4 common types of communicators:
- Analytical Communicators
- Intuitive Communicators
- Functional Communicators
- Personal Communicators
Strong communication skills are essential for long term career success. Learn who each communicator is and how to better adapt to each style for more effective workplace communication.
They lead with data.
They lead with the big picture.
They lead with process.
They lead with emotion.