Interpersonal Communication Analysis

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Interpersonal Communication Paper There are all different kinds of people in the world. Some people can be classified as introverted, while others are known as extroverted. No one is completely introverted or extroverted. While I am in a group of people, especially at school, I would be considered introverted. This means that I am quiet, reserved, and very reflective. “Susan Cain so effectively showed the world in her book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, introverts can be warm, interested in others, and powerful in their own right” (Whitbourne, 2014). Being inclined towards being introverted will come in handy when I am trying to create solutions for the computer problems, but I need to also be able to converse …show more content…

I will also need to work collaboratively with other members of the informational technology (IT) department to create solutions to problems with the network and software on the computers. I need to work on being an introvert so that I can be successful in the constantly changing world of technology. I went to one school and learned the material one way. By working with other technicians, I will expose myself to other ways of approaching and handling the situation that we are currently facing that may help me in future situations. Additionally, by talking with my supervisors, I may be identified for additional trainings and potential career …show more content…

“The change intervention didn’t work when it was general; only when it was specifically tied to an actual behavior the person could enact” (Whitbourne, 2016). A good specific goal to have is to consciously work on your social skills by working to meet a certain number of new people. One way to accomplish this is by searching online how to improve one specific skill at a time. “A small basic set of social skills can go a long way because you’ll get to reuse them every time you meet someone” (Pavila, 2013). It is also brought up by the experts that introverts need time to “recharge” after they talk to others. “Laurence Shatkin, author of 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality identifies IT roles that fall within that sweet spot- jobs do require human interaction and teamwork but they also offer plenty of solitary work to help you recharge your 'social' batteries” (Hein, 2013). Another suggestion is to learn how to socialize. “The more you do it, the better you get at it. Embrace the fact that you’re a beginner, and don’t compare yourself to others (Pavila, 2013). This can also include jumping back into the conversation if you are interrupted. “You really have to sometimes be firm and point out nicely when someone interrupts you” (Ancowitz, 2010). Additionally, I need to position myself as an expert in knowing the technology field. “Get known as the

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