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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Be brief and to the point

2. Training of oneself; correction or regulation of oneself for improvement

3. Same words may be interpreted differently than you meant

4. Associated meaning

5. Following a strict code of conduct or standard of values

6. A group of people from different departments or areas working together.

7. Introducing a new person to a group

8. 3 approaches of tone

9. Your message expresses thoughts and feelings clearly and directly w/o making judgements

10. What is the nature of conflict?

11. What are the 3 parts to the 'I Statement?'

12. What % of communication is language?

13. Self concept that reflects the way we believe others see us

14. Background of communication that influences how people interpret the message

15. What you're going through when you're trying to interpret

16. An oversimplified and distorted belief about a person or group

17. Stress key words - not confusing or complicated

18. What are the guidelines for listening?

19. Your conscious read of others thoughts and feelings

20. Receiving criticism

21. Nonassertive

22. Unequal treatment based on such factors as race - religion - nationality - gender - age - or physical appearnace.

23. How conscious you are of your own motivations - thoughts - and feelings

24. What are the different kinds of intimacy?

25. Inspiring and influencing others - setting your actions as example - knowing where to go...

26. Harmonious and assertive tone

27. Conversation killers

28. Hunger

29. The ability to say and do things in a way that will not offend another person

30. Awareness of others perceptions of yourself

31. A struggle between 2 or more people

32. ABCs for giving directions

33. Communicating with words

34. How is our self concept developed?

35. Handling problems and criticism gracefully and maturely

36. The intended meaning of the communication sent

37. The principles of conduct that govern a group or society

38. The symbol reflects our understanding (we see a chair we know its a chair)

39. Considerate

40. Hallway

41. Interrupting others

42. Being on time

43. What nonverbal symbols are best at communicating?

44. The unwillingness to express thoughts and feelings in a conflict (you run)

45. Putting up an emotional guard against negative opinion

46. Not constructive or helpful

47. Aggressive

48. Making introductions

49. Say something behind back

50. Your ability to understand and manage your own emotions and be sensitive to others emotions