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Unlocking the Insights Discovery Color Energies to Improve Communication

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to effortlessly connect with others, while others struggle to find common ground? Understanding individual communication styles and preferences can make a world of difference in building strong relationships, both personally and professionally. 


What can make identifying different communication styles and behavioral preferences challenging is the overwhelming amount of information. Where do we start? What should we look for? Then, what do I do once I’ve been able to identify that with the person I want to connect with?


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One valuable tool for gaining knowledge of communication and behavioral styles that is easy to apply is the Insights Discovery Profile. This tool provides a color-coded framework of behavioral preferences based on the work of psychologist Dr. Carl Jung. While we are a unique combination of ALL of these behavioral preferences, we do have an order of preference when it comes to our preferred behavior.




By learning and understanding this framework, we can begin to recognize these color energies in others. Then, we can adapt our communication approach to better resonate with them.  


Let's take a closer look at how you can identify someone's primary color energy based on their behaviors, verbal style, and body language:


Different interpersonal behaviors based on insights discovery

By paying attention to these behavioral cues, you can gain valuable insights into someone's primary color energies and adapt your communication style accordingly. Whether you're collaborating on a project, leading a team, or simply building rapport with others, understanding color energies can help you foster better connections and achieve greater success.


Of course, the best way to utilize this framework is to complete the Insights Discovery assessment which generates your unique combination of the color energies. When teams do this together, it can take some of the guesswork out and provide a common language to navigate conversations around leveling up the team connection or execution of tasks, addressing conflict, discussing feedback, etc. 


What tends to immobilize teams from being more effective is when they don’t talk about the interpersonal side that comes with working with others! And the Insights Discovery Profile is a way to break the ice on those conversations.


Most importantly, it is a powerful framework for understanding and appreciating the diverse communication styles of those around us. By recognizing the unique strengths and preferences of each color energy, we can build stronger relationships, enhance teamwork, and create more positive and productive interactions in all aspects of our lives.


 

If you would like to know more about unlocking insights and utilising the Insights Discovery tool for your workplace or team, please contact us here.

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