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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Giving criticism

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

3. Conversation killers

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

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

6. Putting up an emotional guard against negative opinion

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

8. What % of communication is nonverbal?

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

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

11. Interrupting others

12. Effective communication basics

13. Basics of tact and courtesy

14. Communicating without the use of words

15. Be brief and to the point

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

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

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

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

20. Handling problems and criticism gracefully and maturely

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

22. A struggle between 2 or more people

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

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

25. Harmonious and assertive tone

26. The intended meaning of the communication sent

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

28. How is our self concept developed?

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

30. What are the guidelines for listening?

31. Making introductions

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

33. Same words may be interpreted differently than you meant

34. Hunger

35. What are the different kinds of intimacy?

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

37. Nonassertive

38. Stress key words - not confusing or complicated

39. Your conscious read of others thoughts and feelings

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

41. What nonverbal symbols are best at communicating?

42. Proper handshake

43. Introducing a new person to a group

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

45. What % of communication is language?

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

47. What are the different styles for handling conflict?

48. Aggressive

49. Receiving criticism

50. Putting message in sending form