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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Anything that distracts

2. Your conscious read of others thoughts and feelings

3. 3 approaches of tone

4. A struggle between 2 or more people

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

6. What are the unhealthy listening patterns and habits?

7. Putting up an emotional guard against negative opinion

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

9. What nonverbal symbols are best at communicating?

10. Same words may be interpreted differently than you meant

11. What are the different styles for handling conflict?

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

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

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

15. What % of communication is paralanguage?

16. Factors that shape EQ

17. Aggressive

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

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

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

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

22. What % of communication is language?

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

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

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

26. Being on time

27. What is the nature of conflict?

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

29. What question helps you be more aware?

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

31. Putting message in sending form

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

33. Be brief and to the point

34. ABCs for giving directions

35. Factors that shape our frame of reference

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

37. Interrupting others

38. Showing people they are important to you

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

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

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

42. The medium that carries the message

43. What % of communication is nonverbal?

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

45. Nonassertive

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

47. 4 types of love in the greek language

48. Proper handshake

49. Hallway

50. 1 of 2 people who simultaneously send and receive messages (verbal or nonverbal)