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7 Types Of Effective Communication And Why You Need To Know Them
by Royale Scuderi on February 1, 2012 in Relationships, Work-Life Success
It’s not enough to know whom you are talking to, communicate, influence, and in the case of our children perhaps teach. If you want to be effective in your communication, you need to understand the best way to reach them. This has been proven time and time again.
This is the key to success, better relationships, and higher productivity at work. In fact, this strategy has been shown to lower stress by minimizing conflict and encourage camaraderie and teamwork, whether personal or professional.
Roosevelt and Churchill in conversation (Zorba the Geek) / CC BY-SA 2.0
It doesn’t matter whether it’s a customer, client, child, spouse, co-worker, or members of a board or committee. You must connect in the manner that resonates with them. It sounds difficult, but it really isn’t once you start practicing it.
Types of communication:
Informing – Some people just want the facts laid out for them. They pay attention to facts and figures, studies and other concrete data.
Analyzing – These people don’t want specific facts, but rather a summary. You need to offer an analysis and boil down the information or request in a meaningful matter.
Persuasive – This type of person wants to know what’s in it for them. Why should they agree to act in a certain way or perform a specific action? They must be convinced. Present your argument.
Mediating – Compromise, compromise. With these people, you have to be willing to give a little. They need to feel heard and respected. Find the common ground and find the solution that satisfies you both.
Emotional – This kind of communication is all about feelings. Knowing what is important and what touches these people is the key. Appeal to their emotions and connect on a compassionate and understanding level.
Entertaining – Wit, humor and levity influences these people. Serious facts are useless, be interesting and lighthearted when possible.
Inspiring – Offer motivation, inspiration, and big picture results. These pe