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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Introducing a new person to a group

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

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

4. What are the guidelines for listening?

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

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

7. Receiving criticism

8. Awareness of others perceptions of yourself

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

10. Hallway

11. Willingness to take credit and blame for actions

12. Inspiring and influencing others - setting your actions as example - knowing where to go...

13. 4 types of love in the greek language

14. An oversimplified and distorted belief about a person or group

15. What is the healthy listening habit?

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

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

18. Basics of tact and courtesy

19. What question helps you be more aware?

20. What % of communication is paralanguage?

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

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

23. Aggressive

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

25. Making introductions

26. Harmonious and assertive tone

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

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

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

30. Being on time

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

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

33. Your conscious read of others thoughts and feelings

34. How is our self concept developed?

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

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

37. The intended meaning of the communication sent

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

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

40. What is the nature of conflict?

41. Factors that shape our frame of reference

42. Communicating without the use of words

43. Interrupting others

44. Proper handshake

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

46. 1 of 2 people who simultaneously send and receive messages (verbal or nonverbal)

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

48. Stress key words - not confusing or complicated

49. Handling problems and criticism gracefully and maturely

50. Effective communication basics