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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. _______________ criticism is presented in a way that can help you learn and grow.

2. 3 approaches of tone

3. Having good manners in your dealing with people.

4. Factors that shape EQ

5. 4 types of love in the greek language

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

7. Hunger

8. Being on time

9. Cardinal rule of conflict

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

11. Communicating with words

12. Proper handshake

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

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

15. Be brief and to the point

16. Giving criticism

17. Considerate

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

19. What % of communication is nonverbal?

20. 1 of 2 people who simultaneously send and receive messages (verbal or nonverbal)

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

22. Anything that distracts

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

24. The medium that carries the message

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

26. ABCs for giving directions

27. What are the guidelines for listening?

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

29. What is the healthy listening habit?

30. Hallway

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

32. Conversation killers

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

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

35. What question helps you be more aware?

36. Interrupting others

37. Effective communication basics

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

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

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

41. Same words may be interpreted differently than you meant

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

43. Harmonious and assertive tone

44. Communicating without the use of words

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

46. Showing people they are important to you

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

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

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

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