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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Background of communication that influences how people interpret the message

2. Proper handshake

3. Factors that shape EQ

4. Cardinal rule of conflict

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

6. What are the unhealthy listening patterns and habits?

7. The medium that carries the message

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

9. Associated meaning

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

11. Be brief and to the point

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

13. Awareness of others perceptions of yourself

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

15. Communicating without the use of words

16. Interrupting others

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

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

19. 1 of 2 people who simultaneously send and receive messages (verbal or nonverbal)

20. Making introductions

21. Putting message in sending form

22. A struggle between 2 or more people

23. Steps to good professional communication

24. _______________ criticism is presented in a way that can help you learn and grow.

25. Considerate

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

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

28. 3 approaches of tone

29. Your conscious read of others thoughts and feelings

30. What are the different styles for handling conflict?

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

32. What are the different kinds of intimacy?

33. How is our self concept developed?

34. What % of communication is nonverbal?

35. Basics of tact and courtesy

36. What is the healthy listening habit?

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

38. Hunger

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

40. Give whole story - don't leave out info

41. What % of communication is paralanguage?

42. Conversation killers

43. Handling problems and criticism gracefully and maturely

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

45. Not constructive or helpful

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

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

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

49. What % of communication is language?

50. Giving criticism