So by now you may know your Communication DNA but what about those people in your world that are important to you, or that you need to deal with? You are ready for the next crucial step, being able to recognise someone else’s Communication DNA.
If you have you ever experienced poor communication, ever felt misunderstood, ever tried to speak to someone and it just feels too hard, you are in the right place.
Communication is a skill that is essential to all of your relationships. It is a skill we all take for granted yet, many of us do not know how to use our skills as a Communicator to make the most out of our relationships.
One of the foundation problems is that most people do not know their needs as a Communicator, if you don't know what you need how on earth can you ask for it?
The best Communicators know what makes them tick, they know their Communication DNA, what makes them who they are, what makes them tick.
The first step is learning your own DNA.
If Communication DNA is a new term for you, check out this video specifically about this concept, it will explain it fully for you.
If you are interested in taking the DNA test then you can take our online Communication DNA course right now.
The next step may be that you need to be able to understand someone else…… So, How can you understand some one else’s Communication DNA?
You can do this by asking yourself these questions;
Is this person outgoing or reserved?
An outgoing person appears confident, is louder, speaks faster and is comfortable around people.
A reserved person is quieter, is not so quick to speak, speaks slower, and may appear less confident, may prefer less people.
Next you need to find ask, are they people focused or task focused?
People focused are always talking or listening, are genuinely interested in people and relationships and appear friendly.
Task focused may seem colder, more aloof, more interested in business or getting a list of tasks done.
For example, I am outgoing and task focused. My husband is outgoing and people focused. When we go to the supermarket together, I am focused, fast and looking to grab the items on my list and get out to of the supermarket asap, I have things to do.
My husband is looking around, smiling, chatting making jokes, looking for old friends and new friends. He is smiling, talking to strangers and having a great time. We are very different.
Once you know where someone is at based on these markers you can begin to see what their Communication DNA may be.
This is a great start. Then you become great at the art of asking questions and listening to see what makes this person tick. An important note, this should be a framework to understand someone better. You should not use this to try and Tell someone what their DNA may be, it is for them to work out. However, this can make it easier to understand what makes someone else tick.
Are they motivated by Results? Recognition? Relationship or being Right? For more information check out the article on Communication DNA. You can also learn what your Communication DNA is
The online Communication DNA course will allow you to begin to understand other people in your world. For a deeper understanding you can check out our next level course to better understand others and to close the Communication Gap this course is "Becoming an Enlightened Communicator"
We have an online Communication coaching course that will help you to understand and Harness your strengths as a Communicator. This course will help you to understand your strengths, your needs, your challenges, your stress response, and what to do about it to improve your communication.
If you would like some help with this process then get in touch. You and your relationships are worth it, end the confusion now, you will not regret it.
We have coaching programs that can teach you all you need to know about your Communication DNA and how to take your Communication to the next level.
Until next time, Care Connect and be a Conscious Communicator
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