Archive for the bypassing Tag

Communication – Identification

When attempting to communicate, we tend to label people, things, behaviors, etc. This is called Identification. When we Identify, we confuse or mistake our impression or reaction to something as the something itself. We allow the initial stimulus to determine our response, without taking the time to evaluate the stimulus. Here are a few examples of Identification: • Mistaking the word as the thing, or Read More...

Communication – Bypassing

What’s it like when you know you’ve clearly shared an idea to another person and they: Don’t seem to understand Respond in an unexpected way Interpret what you said differently than what you intended Communication is used every day and, therefore, we take it for granted. We regularly miscommuncate and we wonder how other people just don’t understand what we shared with them. And, we Read More...