writingHave you ever thought why some emails from people connect with you and other emails don’t?  If you are trying to do business with them you may want to – it could help you to sell your products or services more effectively.

With globalisation of business and the rapid development of technology, increasingly a higher proportion of business is undertaken not by sitting down and having a business meeting face to face but via telephone and email.

Research suggests that 55% of communication is via body language and therefore without these face to face meetings we are left with the telephone or email to build relationships with others.  As we all know ‘people buy people’ so it is important to understand other people’s behavioural preferences to adapt your style to meet their communication needs.  The structure and words that people use in emails can give some clues to you as to what they are like as an individual and therefore how to communicate effectively with them.

Below are some real emails that we have received from clients of The Colour Works which highlight these differences:

As you can see very different styles, wording and structure all of which can be used to adapt your communication style to meet their needs.  If you wish to know more about what your personality type may be, visit our website or drop us an email


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