Of these four types of co-worker, which person would you most prefer to work with and why? Which one drives you insane? And, perhaps most importantly, which type of co-worker are YOU? Read below to find out!
HOW TO DEAL WITH EVERYONE?Now, you know which category you fall into, it also important to know how to handle the rest to ensure there is a unity and coherent flow in the workplace. Self-awareness is critical, but it’s only part of the equation.To truly connect with and influence your co-workers, start by identifying their individual styles. Then adjust your behavior accordingly. So, when dealing with a:
- Driver: Cut the small talk, pick up the pace, and get right down to business.
- Analytical: Make sure you did your homework. Prove that you know your stuff, and be prepared to defend your position.
- Amiable: Find common ground. Connect with them on a personal level and build trust.
- Expressive: Demonstrate your enthusiasm. Pump up your energy, and get them excited.