Their result for The Communication Style Test ...

Considerate

You scored 38% assertiveness and 42% expressiveness!

Congratulations! Your communication style is considerate! More about the considerate communication style:

Verbal (what you say):
* You prefer to listen
* You use close, personal language
* You use supportive language

Paraverbal (how you say it):
* You speak slowly
* You use soft tones
* You're patient with your speech

Body language (the way you use your body to communicate):
* You have a gentle handshake
* You like giving hugs
* Your movement is slow

Personal space (the way you use space to communicate):
* You have pictures of family and friends in your personal or workspace
* You like side-by-side seating
* You like keeping sentimental items

Professions utilizing this communication style:
* Artist, designer, inventor, the nice kid in school

-------- Adjusting your communication style for others ----------

DIRECT communicators have lower levels of expressiveness and higher levels of assertiveness. When communicating with others who have a DIRECT style:
* Focus on the result first; state the conclusion at the outset.
* State your best recommendation; don't offer many alternatives
* Be as brief as possible
* Emphasize the practicality of your idea

SPIRITED communicators have similar levels of expressiveness and higher levels of assertiveness. When communicting with others who have a SPIRITED style:
* Allow for small talk; don't jump right in to what you want to talk about
* Stress the relationship between your proposal and the people concerned
* Show how the idea worked well in the past
* Be informal

SYSTEMATIC communicators have similar levels of assertiveness and lower levels of expressiveness. When communicating with someone who has a SYSTEMATIC style:
* Be precise; state the facts
* Organize your discussion in a logical order (background, present situation, outcome)
* Break down your recommendations
* Include options and alternatives with pros and cons

Their Analysis (Vertical line = Average)

  • assertiveness Distribution

    They scored 38% on assertiveness, higher than 28% of your peers.

  • expressiveness Distribution

    They scored 42% on expressiveness, higher than 20% of your peers.

All possible test results

Systematic

Congratulations! Your communication style is systematic! More about the systematic communication style. Verbal (what you say): * You focus on specific details * You use preci... Read more

Considerate

Congratulations! Your communication style is considerate! More about the considerate communication style: Verbal (what you say): * You prefer to listen * You use close, perso... Read more

Direct

Congratulations! Your communication style is direct! More about the direct communication style: Verbal (what you say): * You are decisive * You use direct speech * You do... Read more

Spirited

Congratulations! Your communication style is spirited! More about the spirited communication style: Verbal (what you say): * You express your opinions readily * You speak using g... Read more

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