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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Conversation killers

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

3. Communicating with words

4. Putting up an emotional guard against negative opinion

5. What are the unhealthy listening patterns and habits?

6. Introducing a new person to a group

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

8. Skills that promote relationships with other people.

9. Proper handshake

10. Being on time

11. Nonassertive

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

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

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

15. Considerate

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

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

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

19. Handling problems and criticism gracefully and maturely

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

21. What % of communication is paralanguage?

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

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

24. Stress key words - not confusing or complicated

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

26. Showing people they are important to you

27. Factors that shape EQ

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

29. What question helps you be more aware?

30. Giving criticism

31. What is the nature of conflict?

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

33. What nonverbal symbols are best at communicating?

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

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

36. Making introductions

37. What % of communication is nonverbal?

38. What are the different kinds of intimacy?

39. Having good manners in your dealing with people.

40. Say something behind back

41. What are the different styles for handling conflict?

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

43. What % of communication is language?

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

45. Not constructive or helpful

46. Communicating without the use of words

47. Harmonious and assertive tone

48. Be brief and to the point

49. Basics of tact and courtesy

50. What are the guidelines for listening?