Every job gives you an opportunity to learn something new. A chance to meet new people and experience different challenges. Although this visual is for kids, it can still apply to you. Mine is a combination of visual and logical.
When working with someone new, I tend to let them know the best way to communicate with me. There is no way that you can determine by looking at me or talking to me that you would know.
After providing a short qualifier, then discussions are a lot more productive.