Growth 2 min read

What Good Is Communication Without Connection?

It’s time to make lasting connections.

To communicate meaningfully with others, we need to speak to them in a way that they find relatable. Without using words and experiences they can understand, those you reach out to will only be confused by the message you’re trying to deliver.

So, what happens if your point of reference becomes dated and no longer resonates with your audience? That’s when it’s time to reinvent your perspective.

It can be difficult adopting new references into your long-held outlook but you don’t have to figure it out alone. Surrounding yourself with people from different backgrounds, generations, and lifestyles can give you a fresh take to incorporate into your delivery.

Interacting with these individuals will give you a first-hand understanding of their concerns, priorities, and needs. These new points of view can then be considered and included in your conversation whenever reaching out to others.

Communication is useless if you can’t form a connection. If your message isn’t being heard, stop and reconsider your approach. You may find that a fresh dialog is all you need to make others hear you loud and clear.

For more words of inspiration, guidance, and power, visit BishopsVillage.com.

 

Share your voice

Related

A Happy Spouse Can Help Improve Your Health

Happy wife (or husband!), happy life.

Growth 5 min read

3 Reasons It's OK To Burn Some Bridges

The light will guide your way.

Growth 4 min read

Couple Turns Rough Start into a Barbecue Business Serving Their Community

They kept faith in each other and flourished.

Growth 3 min read

What to read next

    Join the TDJakes.com mailing list

    Sign up to get a weekly serving of motivation and inspiration sent directly to your inbox.