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The Open Communicator Persona

Calculate your total score by adding the points for each answer choice. The persona with the highest score represents your dominant communication style.

Based on the selection of your answers, your score is null

and your preferred persona is "The Open Communicator"


The Open Leader's Guide to Communication: Building Trust and Transparency with Your Team

Mastering the Art of Active Listening: Three Levels of Listening:

a. Practice Focused Attention: Minimize distractions like phones or laptops during conversations. Make eye contact and turn your body towards the speaker.

b. Show Verbal and Non-Verbal Cues: Use encouraging nods, open postures, and verbal affirmations like "I understand" or "That's interesting."

c. Ask Clarifying Questions: Don't assume you understand everything. Rephrase what you hear to ensure understanding and encourage deeper exploration of ideas.


Transparency & Recognition: Building Trust and Morale:

a. Deliver both good and bad news promptly and directly:  Avoid sugarcoating or delaying difficult conversations.

b. Provide context and rationale behind decisions: This helps your team understand the "why" behind what's happening.

c. Celebrate achievements publicly: Recognize individual and team accomplishments verbally, in emails, or during team meetings.


Keeping Everyone Informed and Engaged

a. Schedule regular team meetings: (weekly or bi-weekly) to discuss progress, challenges, and upcoming goals. Encourage open discussion and feedback.

b. Utilize communication channels: Like emails or internal platforms for updates, project announcements, and reminders.

c. Foster a culture of "information sharing:" Where team members feel comfortable asking questions and raising concerns.

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