When talking with colleagues in the workplace, why is it that you "click" with some, and get so frustrated with others? It could be that you're speaking different "languages!" The communication style (or "language") we use with others, and the style(s) others use with us can have a great impact on how effectively we work together. Come explore the various communication styles, discover your style, and learn new ways to communicate with others that will ensure productive, effective working relationships.
Participants of the session will:
Assess their own communication style using the "I Speak Your Language" instrument
Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of their preferred communication style
Learn to use the most advantageous communication style when working with others in and out of the workplace..
Workshop Key Topics:
The Communication Challenge
The Four Styles of Communication
Communication Under Stress
Perceptions: How Do Others See Me?
Strategies for Enhancing Effective Communication With Others
Workshop Length: 1 day
I Speak Your Language... Or do I? Workshop Outline
Mod 1: The Communication Challenge - Exercise: "It Drives Me Crazy When..."
Mod 2: Exploring the 4 Communication Styles - The Sensor Style - The Intuitor Style - The Thinker Style - The Feeler Style - Exploring the Styles Under Favorable Conditions - Exercise: My Style at Its Best
Mod 3: Styles Under Stress - Exploring Your "Back-Up " Style - Exercise: Your Back-Up Style
Mod 4: A View From a Different Angle: Perceptions of Others - How Do Others View Your Style? - Exercise: My Style at Its Best/Worst
Mod 5: Strategies for Increased Effectiveness - Growth Strategies: Increasing Communication Effectiveness - Exercise: My Personal Growth Strategy
REAL ANSWERS, REAL RESULTS
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