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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. What nonverbal symbols are best at communicating?

2. Communicating without the use of words

3. Say something behind back

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

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

6. Receiving criticism

7. The medium that carries the message

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

9. What are the unhealthy listening patterns and habits?

10. Interrupting others

11. Factors that shape our frame of reference

12. Not constructive or helpful

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

14. Conversation killers

15. What question helps you be more aware?

16. A struggle between 2 or more people

17. Being on time

18. Factors that shape EQ

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

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

21. What you're going through when you're trying to interpret

22. Nonassertive

23. Proper handshake

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

25. Same words may be interpreted differently than you meant

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

27. 3 approaches of tone

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

29. Hunger

30. Willingness to take credit and blame for actions

31. Be brief and to the point

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

33. What % of communication is language?

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

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

36. Making introductions

37. Putting message in sending form

38. What % of communication is paralanguage?

39. What is the healthy listening habit?

40. Handling problems and criticism gracefully and maturely

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

42. Awareness of others perceptions of yourself

43. Basics of tact and courtesy

44. Harmonious and assertive tone

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

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

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

48. Anything that distracts

49. Putting up an emotional guard against negative opinion

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