Certainly! Here are ten essential bullet points about the foundations of intentional communication:

  1. Active Listening: Fully concentrating, understanding, responding, and then remembering what is being said.
  2. Empathy: Putting oneself in another’s shoes to understand their feelings and perspectives.
  3. Clarity and Conciseness: Being clear and concise, avoiding unnecessary jargon or complexity.
  4. Non-Verbal Cues: Paying attention to body language, facial expressions, and tone of voice for a fuller understanding of the message.
  5. Honesty and Transparency: Communicating truthfully and openly, fostering trust and authenticity.
  6. Respect and Understanding: Showing respect for others’ viewpoints, even when differing from your own.
  7. Feedback: Providing constructive feedback and being open to receiving it without defensiveness.
  8. Responsibility and Accountability: Owning your words and understanding their impact on others.
  9. Adaptability and Awareness: Adjusting communication style to fit the context and audience.
  10. Mindfulness and Presence: Being fully present in the moment, avoiding distractions, and ensuring the other person feels heard and valued.

These principles are foundational for effective and intentional communication, especially in personal and professional relationships.

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Shiva Rajaya

Tantrika / Life coach / Activator of new evolutionary codes for the planet and humankind