sender or receiver oriented

How is actually your usual orientation in conversations that are essential to you? Do you try to express yourself mainly and tell about yourself and what you need or offer? Or are you more oriented on what your discussion partner needs, in his function or in person, in order to achieve what is important to you?
These questions can not only be allocated to sales. Especially in times and contexts where many needs are unfulfilled, your discussion partner might not be able or willing to provide capacities for taking care of additional wishes and needs.
How about if you take care of his?
What would distinguish a manipulative approach in this direction from a strategic and at the same time human and dignified approach for you?
What would be your guess about the needs of your next discussion partner?

How could you support him in meeting them?
With which sentences and signals could you convey that to him?