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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Your message expresses thoughts and feelings clearly and directly w/o making judgements

2. Anything that distracts

3. How is our self concept developed?

4. Putting message in sending form

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

6. Harmonious and assertive tone

7. Willingness to take credit and blame for actions

8. Associated meaning

9. The medium that carries the message

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

11. What is the healthy listening habit?

12. Conversation killers

13. Receiving criticism

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

15. Making introductions

16. Giving criticism

17. Steps to good professional communication

18. 1 of 2 people who simultaneously send and receive messages (verbal or nonverbal)

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

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

21. Aggressive

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

23. Your conscious read of others thoughts and feelings

24. Factors that shape EQ

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

26. Communicating with words

27. Introducing a new person to a group

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

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

30. Nonassertive

31. Considerate

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

33. Be brief and to the point

34. What are the unhealthy listening patterns and habits?

35. What are the guidelines for listening?

36. Being on time

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

38. Same words may be interpreted differently than you meant

39. Stress key words - not confusing or complicated

40. Communicating without the use of words

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

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

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

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

45. What question helps you be more aware?

46. Interrupting others

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

48. Skills that promote relationships with other people.

49. Putting up an emotional guard against negative opinion

50. What are the different kinds of intimacy?