Originally Published in Feedstuffs Magazine.

By Brian Snader

Here’s a truism for most of us: We connect with co-workers better when we work at understanding them. For most people, work and life experiences help them get better at understanding people, but the conscious study of behavior styles will accelerate this for nearly everyone.

Let’s look at the four core Behavior Styles in the workplace today — drawn from a framework developed by Integrity Solutions — and how to best communicate with each: