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Successful communication starts with knowing your personality style

Posted by on 6/1/2017 to Interpersonal Skills
Successful communication starts with knowing your personality style
What is communication style? When asked many people think of two or more people engaged in conversation. But communication is a multifaceted series of actions and interpretations, simultaneously more complex and simple than conversation. Four different forms of communication are verbal, paraverbal, body language, and the use of personal space. All four forms send messages to other people. 

Assertiveness and Interpersonal Influence

Posted by on 4/12/2017 to People Skills Training
Assertiveness and Interpersonal Influence
Assertiveness:  Behavior that enables a person to act in his or her own best interests, to stand up for him- or herself without undue anxiety, to express his or her honest feelings comfortably, or to exercise his or her own rights without denying the rights of others we call assertive behavior. 

What Your Personality Style Says About You

Posted by on 12/7/2015 to Interpersonal Skills
What Your Personality Style Says About You
Personality style affects our interactions with others, and it is important in several aspects of organizational and personal life. People with different styles have different priorities and func≠tion at different paces. These differences can create problems if they remain under the surface. If Joe is slow and thorough and Jane is fast and decisive, their working relationship will be stressful unless they are aware of each otherís preferences. Knowledge of personality styles prevents misinterpretation and frustration.

The Five Behaviors of Successful Change Leaders

Posted by on 11/23/2015 to Interpersonal Skills
The Five Behaviors of Successful Change Leaders
If you believe change leadership is just for top execs, think again. In todayís world, even the way change initiatives are executed has been subjected to change. Itís true. What was once the role of senior management is now the day-to-day responsibility of individuals throughout the organization, from the C-level execs at the tip of the pyramid to the frontline employees at the base.