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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
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1. What % of communication is paralanguage?

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

3. Making introductions

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

5. Cardinal rule of conflict

6. Not constructive or helpful

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

8. Showing people they are important to you

9. Harmonious and assertive tone

10. Be brief and to the point

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

12. Say something behind back

13. Putting message in sending form

14. Same words may be interpreted differently than you meant

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

16. 3 approaches of tone

17. What question helps you be more aware?

18. Hallway

19. Nonassertive

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

21. What are the different styles for handling conflict?

22. Putting up an emotional guard against negative opinion

23. Basics of tact and courtesy

24. Conversation killers

25. What are the unhealthy listening patterns and habits?

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

27. What % of communication is nonverbal?

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

29. Steps to good professional communication

30. Introducing a new person to a group

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

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

33. What is the nature of conflict?

34. Being on time

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

36. Aggressive

37. Communicating without the use of words

38. Considerate

39. What are the different kinds of intimacy?

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

41. Awareness of others perceptions of yourself

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

43. Effective communication basics

44. Proper handshake

45. What is the healthy listening habit?

46. Hunger

47. Factors that shape our frame of reference

48. How is our self concept developed?

49. A struggle between 2 or more people

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