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How to Coach the Analytical Personality Type

How to Coach the Analytical Personality Type
May 13, 2015 Anya Anderson

The Analytical personality is polite but reserved, logical, fact- and task-oriented. This person’s focus is on precision and perfection.


 

Other strengths include persistence, diligence, caution, and a systematic approach.

Weaknesses involve being withdrawn, boring, quiet, reclusive, and even sullen at times. If he or she seems indecisive, it’s because of a need to assess all the data. Perfectionism can be a fault if the Analytical pushes it too far. This person is definitely not a risk-taker.

The Analytical personality needs to be right, and won’t openly discuss ideas until confident in a decision. His or her pleasure is accuracy. Pain is to be wrong and criticised.

  • Be systematic, thorough, deliberate, and precise
  • Focus on the task
  • Be prepared to answer many “how” questions
  • Provide analysis and facts
  • Don’t get too personal
  • Recognize and acknowledge the need to be accurate and logical
  • Don’t rush unnecessarily
  • Expect to repeat yourself
  • Compliment the precision and accuracy of the completed work

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