Leading Forward Managers Conference-Communication Styles Assessment (TN)

Read through the following characteristics in each category and check the box next to all of the ones that you feel describe your behaviors and beliefs.
Note: Multiple boxes should be checked for each

Please enter your First and Last name in the box.

Name


  1. THE ADVOCATE
    Thinks out loud; talks thoughts out
    Does not like routine or lots of details
    Gets off topic
    Is good at imagining possibilities
    Is creative
    Likes to be sociable
    Is expressive
    May talk quickly
    Is interested in the future
    Can jump in anywhere; doesn’t go in order


  1. THE FACILITATOR
    Wants to develop rapport
    May respond slowly because he/she is thinking
    May not like to rock the boat
    May not want to bother the listener
    Wants to create solutions that are mutually agreeable
    Is concerned about how decisions affect people
    Wants harmony instead of discord
    Gets upset with disrespectful treatment


  1. THE CONTROLLER
    Is logical and usually thinks that he/she is right
    May tell the provider what to do
    May be impatient
    Wants immediate attention
    Doesn’t want to wait
    May give the impression that he/she doesn’t think the person is capable
    Wants brief and concise answers
    Can act annoyed


  1. THE ANALYZER
    Wants facts and figures
    Needs to see things in black and white
    Is good at detail
    May not see the whole picture
    Needs solid evidence
    Wants to know that there is a well-thought-out-plan
    Wants to think through what he/she needs to say before communicating.