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50 years of research has documented four unique SOCIAL STYLEs. Each Style is defined by observable patterns of behavior. Understanding these patterns and each Style’s preferences results in more productive interactions.

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 Style Need: To Be Right
  • Analytical Style Orientation: Thinking
  • Analytical Style Growth Action: To Declare

Check out our SOCIAL STYLE specific infographics to learn tips for working with each Style.

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.


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