• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Ron McLeod
  • Paul Clapham
  • Liutauras Vilda
Sheriffs:
  • paul wheaton
  • Rob Spoor
  • Devaka Cooray
Saloon Keepers:
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
  • Frits Walraven
  • Tim Moores
Bartenders:
  • Mikalai Zaikin

What exactly are interpersonal skills and how to develop good interpersonal skills

 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 2932
13
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
What is an example of having good interpersonal skills at workplace in IT industry. How to develop good personal skills ? Thanks
 
Saloon Keeper
Posts: 7600
177
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
If you ask this of 5 people, you'll get 5 different answers. But it is a very good question to google :-)
 
Author
Posts: 10
5
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
The best way to improve your interpersonal skills is to practice!  Look for opportunities to practice communication, listening and collaboration with other people.  It does not need to be in a work setting, you need to interact with other humans in person, online, in any capacity to improve and you will see the results.  We talk about this is Developer Career Masterplan book.
 
Marshal
Posts: 79464
379
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Tim Moores wrote:If you ask this of 5 people, you'll get 5 different answers. . . .

Only five?
 
Marshal
Posts: 28263
95
Eclipse IDE Firefox Browser MySQL Database
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Campbell Ritchie wrote:

Tim Moores wrote:If you ask this of 5 people, you'll get 5 different answers. . . .

Only five?



Maybe fewer than 5. Unless you count my reply "I have no idea" as an answer.
 
MyExamCloud Software Support
Posts: 161
1
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Interpersonal skills, also known as people skills or social skills, are the ability to effectively interact and communicate with others. These skills involve understanding and managing personal emotions, listening and responding to others, and building positive relationships.

Developing good interpersonal skills is an important aspect of personal and professional growth. It can help improve communication, build trust and respect, and enhance teamwork and collaboration. Here are some ways to develop good interpersonal skills:

1. Self-awareness and self-management: It is important to understand one's own emotions and how they impact others. Practicing self-reflection and self-regulation can improve interpersonal interactions.

2. Active listening: Listening carefully to what others say and responding appropriately is key to effective communication. This helps in building understanding and trust in relationships.

3. Empathy: Putting oneself in someone else's shoes and understanding their perspective can improve relationships and resolve conflicts.

4. Effective communication: This involves being clear, concise, and respectful in verbal and non-verbal communication. It also includes being mindful of one's tone and body language.

5. Conflict resolution: The ability to identify and address conflicts in a calm and respectful manner is essential for maintaining healthy relationships.

MyExamCloud AI can generate a wide range of interpersonal skills practice exams that can help individuals develop and improve their interpersonal skills. With regular practice, individuals can enhance their interpersonal skills and improve their personal and professional relationships.
 
Monica Shiralkar
Ranch Hand
Posts: 2932
13
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

rajeswari wrote:. Here are some ways to develop good interpersonal skills:

1. Self-awareness and self-management: It is important to understand one's own emotions and how they impact others. Practicing self-reflection and self-regulation can improve interpersonal interactions.

2. Active listening: Listening carefully to what others say and responding appropriately is key to effective communication. This helps in building understanding and trust in relationships.

3. Empathy: Putting oneself in someone else's shoes and understanding their perspective can improve relationships and resolve conflicts.

4. Effective communication: This involves being clear, concise, and respectful in verbal and non-verbal communication. It also includes being mindful of one's tone and body language.

5. Conflict resolution: The ability to identify and address conflicts in a calm and respectful manner is essential for maintaining healthy relationships.
.



Thanks.
Out for these five, 2 and 4 come under "communication skills" too.
So the part which is specific to "interpersonal skills" seems to be conflict resolution, managing your emotions well which will show up right in you you communicate and have empathy for the others and respecting them.
 
He baked a muffin that stole my car! And this tiny ad:
a bit of art, as a gift, the permaculture playing cards
https://gardener-gift.com
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic