Here’s how you can connect with your friend better:

Make your points heard

Your friend is likely to bring up their analysis on issues; make yourself heard by speaking up clearly and articulating your pointers.

Focus on the logic of things

Logic and pragmatism make sense for your friend, but your passion and ideals drive you. Focus on logical proof to convince him/her.

Don’t take the arguments personally

Your friend likes to have debates, and to you, it may look like an argument. Don’t take it personally – it’s usually to challenge your friend mentally.

Stay objective

Sometimes your friend’s pointers may irk you or cause you to react emotionally. Stay objective and neutral when making your points.

Give time to take action

Your friend prefers the act of thinking and reflecting than executing. Give your friend more allowance of time and space to translate thought into action.