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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. What are the 3 parts to the 'I Statement?'

2. We compare our weaknesses with others strengths (causes inferiority)

3. 4 types of love in the greek language

4. Putting message in sending form

5. What question helps you be more aware?

6. A listerner's response that tells a sender that the message is understood

7. Speak to issue w/o raising hostility (you help someone come to a conclusion)

8. Hunger

9. What is the healthy listening habit?

10. Be brief and to the point

11. Criticism expressed in a way that threatens the other person (retaliate)

12. The relatively stable perceptions you hold of yourself (who you think you are - e.g. smart)

13. Showing people they are important to you

14. Making introductions

15. What are the different styles for handling conflict?

16. What is the nature of conflict?

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

18. What % of communication is language?

19. Evaluations of self worth (how you feel about these qualities)

20. Being on time

21. A group of people who work together to set goaks - make decisions - solve problems - and put ideas into action

22. Steps to good professional communication

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

24. Not constructive or helpful

25. Factors that shape our frame of reference

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

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

28. Associated meaning

29. Conversation killers

30. Which 2 guidelines for listening would you choose to incorporate more into your listening?

31. It takes a lot longer to _____ a relational mess then it does to prevent one

32. What are the 3 codes used to express thoughts and feelings?

33. A ________________ can be the difference between understanding and not

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

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

36. Aggressive

37. A struggle between 2 or more people

38. Doing what needs to be done and doing it withou tbeing told

39. What are the different kinds of intimacy?

40. What % of communication is nonverbal?

41. The medium that carries the message

42. How is verbal communication both a bridge and a barrier?

43. Stress key words - not confusing or complicated

44. Cardinal rule of conflict

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

46. What % of communication is paralanguage?

47. To act as an intermediary; to work with opposing sides in order to resolve a conflict.

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

49. Hallway

50. Receiving criticism