|any different factors determine the communication styles with which you are most comfortable. Some individuals thrive on the challenge of pointed criticism, while others are at their best in a nurturing environment where criticism is offered as a suggestion for improvement. Each of us has a unique set of requirements and preferences. Below is a list of communication styles that will mesh well with your own. Having a partner who understands and practices these traits is important to your long-term happiness. |
- Be ready at the exact time.
- Prepare for demanding questions, and perhaps objections.
- Provide options, rather than opinions.
- Verify that the message is understood.
- Be brief, clear and to the point.
- Attempt to isolate from interruptions.
- Provide questions and choices for making decisions.
- Present ideas logically--be efficient.
- Expect acceptance without many questions or objections.
- Support results, not the person, if you agree.
- Motivate and persuade by referring to objectives and RESULTS.
|Following are some of the specific strengths and/or personal characteristics that you bring to a relationship. These may form the foundations of many of your friendships and dealings with other people. Some will seem obvious, but you may be surprised by others. Take a moment to reflect on each and consider what role it may have played in your past successes, and even failures. |
- You have a quick wit and a great sense of humor.
- You like to analyze problems and discuss their possible solutions before taking action.
- You generally don't like to back away from a challenge.
- You have the ability to juggle lots of time demands simultaneously.
- You tend to be very goal-oriented.
- You place a high value on being direct and honest when expressing thoughts and feelings.
- You tend to excite others into getting involved with your interests.
- You like to take the initiative when something needs to be done.
- You like to take action and see that things get done.
- You like to initiate new activities.
Like games of competition and skill.
|In general, human beings are defined by their needs and individuals by their wants. Your emotional wants are especially important when establishing with whom you are compatible. While answering the Relationship Questionnaire you established a pattern of basic, subconscious wants. This section of the report was produced by analyzing those patterns. Our wants change as we mature and obtain our life goals. You may find it valuable to revisit this section periodically to see how your wants have changed. |
|You may want:
- To be measured by the results obtained, not by the manner in which those results were accomplished.
- Freedom to act independently from time to time.
- Exposure and recognition by those who really appreciate your results and achievements.
- Rewards for your ideas, and results for your actions.
- Freedom to do what you want to do.
- To be seen as one with "authority."
- Plenty of action.
- An outlet to vent your emotions frequently.
- New and innovative things to do.
- Unusual, new or innovative activities.