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game again and decides how he or she could do it better next time. Both planning ahead before a conversation and reflecting after a conversation will increase the probability that you will perform your new skill effectively the next timeyou use it.Note that some people initially find it difficult to imagine specific conversations with others. Keep with it if you have difficulty. You will eventually succeed with practice, and when you do, you will be amazed at the effect. If you are having a hard time talking to people in your mind, speak to yourself out loud or speak to your reflection in the mirror. Think about the following:Identify the situation you would like to practice; do you want to plan a new conversation, or replay a past situation but change the outcome?
house?Provide a detailed narrative that identifies your selected communication event.Write a description of your surroundings – date, time, location, specific room, physical surroundings and so forth, and the people who will participate in this communication event.Name the people involved, what you will talk about, where it takes place, when it takes place, how it should occur, and why you need to plan for a better conversation next time.How will your physical surroundings affect your rehearsal?For this section, you are to select a communication event, related to your goal, for which you will prepare covertly.Choose one or more behaviorsto work on that are listed in CCC Part 4E. Choose a communication event that you would like to prepare for privately or secretly – covertly. As you imagine yourself practicing your new skill, focus hard on specific interactions.Actually, think about an interpersonal communication exchange – what you say, and how the other person responds.
Don't just go through the motions. Really see yourself asking specific questions, making specific comments, and hearing the other person replying. As you imagine the sequence, practice precisely what you want to say and how you want to say it. Experiment with what feels to be the most effective and comfortable way for you to implement your new behaviors.Submit a detailed narrative that identifies your selected communication event and include the following:Description of your surroundings – date, time, location, specific room, physical surroundings and so forthExplanation of how your physical surroundings will affect your rehearsalDescription of the people who will participate in this communication eventWhat you will talk aboutHow it should occurWhy you need to plan for a better conversation next time