How Interpersonal Skills Can Be Adjusted And Even Learned Over Time

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Interpersonal skills are valuable in everyday life and in business. There is a wide difference between people in their mastery of interpersonal skills. However, the assumption is that each skill can be learned and developed by everyone if they make the necessary effort. In this paper we will discover how these 7 interpersonal skills can be adjusted and even learned over time.

Keywords: Interpersonal Skills, listening, assertiveness, negotiation, feedback, persuasion, interviewing, coaching

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Interpersonal Skills in Business Management

Interpersonal skills are valuable in everyday life and in business. There is a wide

difference between people in their mastery of interpersonal skills. However, the

assumption is that each skill can be learned and developed by everyone if they make

the necessary effort. In this paper we will discover how these 7 interpersonal skills can

be adjusted and even learned over time. I have researched the internet on the following

interpersonal skills: listening, assertiveness, negotiation, feedback, persuasion,

interviewing, and coaching.

The first interpersonal skill we will explore is Listening. The definition of listening is "

take notice of a s act on what someone says, respond to advise or a request. Make an

effort to hear something" (Merrian-Webster, 2016). There are many websites assisting

in improving the skill of listening but the one that I found most beneficial was the Forbes

Magazine…

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