SOCIAL STYLE®: Analytical Style

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Snapshot of the Analytical Style

People with an Analytical Style are typically described by others as quiet, logical and sometimes reserved. They tend to appear distant from others and may not communicate with them unless there is a specific need to do so.


Analytical SOCIAL STYLE Tips Infographic

Identifying someone’s SOCIAL STYLE is straightforward when you know what to look for. But the key to working effectively with others is putting your Style knowledge to use.

  1. Take your time
  2. Communicate clearly and concisely
  3. Don't pressure for answers
  4. Respect their process
  5. Ask directly for their feedback
  6. Give them space

ABCs of the Analytical Style

A. Actions Toward Others The Analytical Style person can appear uncommunicative, distant and cool. These people are cooperative as long as they have some freedom to organize their own efforts. They tend to be cautious about extending friendships.

B. Best Use of Time The Analytical Style person has a strong time discipline coupled with a slow pace to action. He or she moves with deliberateness and takes time to review all facts and available data. They do not respond well to being rushed.

C. Customary Approach to Decisions-Making The Analytical Style person tends to make decisions based on facts and verifiable information. They need evidence and want to be sure that decisions made today will be valid in the future.
Each SOCIAL STYLE has unique behavioral preferences and that means some strengths and some challenges. Learn more in this two-minute video.