Talking with an “S”

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What is an “S”? Steady
They are relationship oriented, team focused & consistent

How to spot an “S”

Conversation

Opens with a personal greeting.

Example 

 “Hi there Susan, how are you today? How are those lovely kids?”

Pace

Methodical, process-driven, contemplative.

Tone

Friendly, compassionate & soft-spoken.

Focus

Relationships, natural listeners.

Example
 “Joe, if you need help on that report, just let me know.”

Power Cues
Family photos, mementos & serene artwork.

How to Talk with an “S”

 Approach
Non-threatening, want s to know something personal about you first.

Wants
To know where they fit into the group & that their work matters.

Pace
Give them time to prepare.

Example
“We will be reviewing department changes 2 months from now on June 29th.”

Provide
A secure environment with as little surprises as possible.

Save Them
Embarrassment. Prefer quiet one-on-one recognition rather than high profile.

Example
“Mary, great job on the presentation yesterday. It’s being seriously considered by the executive team.”

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