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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. What is the healthy listening habit?

2. Cardinal rule of conflict

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

4. What nonverbal symbols are best at communicating?

5. Receiving criticism

6. Be brief and to the point

7. What question helps you be more aware?

8. Steps to good professional communication

9. Willingness to take credit and blame for actions

10. What are the different kinds of intimacy?

11. Basics of tact and courtesy

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

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

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

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

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

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

18. Stress key words - not confusing or complicated

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

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

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

22. ABCs for giving directions

23. Aggressive

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

25. What are the unhealthy listening patterns and habits?

26. Skills that promote relationships with other people.

27. What % of communication is paralanguage?

28. Putting message in sending form

29. Giving criticism

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

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

32. Nonassertive

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

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

35. Same words may be interpreted differently than you meant

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

37. What are the different styles for handling conflict?

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

39. The medium that carries the message

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

41. 1 of 2 people who simultaneously send and receive messages (verbal or nonverbal)

42. What are the guidelines for listening?

43. Considerate

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

45. Not constructive or helpful

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

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

48. Hunger

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

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