Written Assignment 6: Interpersonal Skills

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Unit 6: Written Assignment
Interpersonal Skills
Listening, “The act of mindfully hearing and attempting to comprehend the meaning of words spoken by another in a conversation or speech. Activity listening is an important business communication skill, and it can involve making sounds that indicate attentiveness, as well as the listener giving feedback in the form of a paraphrased rendition of what has been said by the other party for their confirmation.” (businessdictionary.com). An example of how it is useful is developing trust. Trust is a building block for every meaningful relationship. Listening actively to another person allows you to collect data, gather information, learn the directions, instructions and deadlines and to get to know your team members if you are involve in a group project. A …show more content…

Here is a 10 step article on how to develop listening skill :http://www.forbes.com/sites/womensmedia/
2012/11/09/10-steps-to-effective-listening/
Assertiveness is an important communication skill, it helps you to control stress and anger.
“Being assertive means that you express yourself effectively and stand up for your point of view, while also respecting the rights and beliefs of others.” (mayoclinc.org). Assertiveness is improves your self-esteem and prevents you from being manipulated and allow you to speak up in

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