Talking to everyone the same way can inhibit your ability to collaborate, work smoothly and articulate mission and goals. Some working relationships start out like a great first date. Thrown together in an interview or on a committee, people just click. All the positive clichés apply — they’re on the same wavelength, singing the same tune, on the same page. Essentially, they’ve been fortunate to team up with someone who happens to have a similar communication style, making it easy to collaborate.