discussion post communication


Complete the Typefinder Personality TestLinks to an external site.. For the class discussion, post your response to the following questions:  

  • Did taking the test provide you with any new insight?  
  • How might considering the personalities of those with whom you interact support interpersonal communication? When possible, provide examples from your own experience.  
  • Discuss strategies for resolving disagreements and conflicts. Describe a time that you have dealt with a conflict or disagreement in a professional setting and how you handled the situation?  
  • Could it have been handled better if you were in the same situation again?   
  • Incorporate strategies found in the unit presentations, textbook, or other professional or academic sources.   

Additionally, view the TED Talk “The Power of Introverts”Links to an external site. by Susan Cain (TED, 2012). Respond to the following questions:  

  • Did her talk give you any new perspective on the process or skill of communication, especially with regard to personality and interpersonal engagement?  
  • Share how you may relate to her talk and/or to the material we studied for this week. 

Be sure to respond to your peers as well.  As a reminder, connect to a scholarly source beyond the TED Talk. 


TED. (2012). The power of introverts. https://www.ted.com/talks/susan_cain_the_power_of_introverts