Perception, Self, And Communication Essay

813 Words Dec 2nd, 2014 4 Pages
All of the chapters that we have discussed in class are extremely useful in your everyday life, work environment, and your social life. In my opinion I feel that the most useful chapter to me is chapter 2, perception, self, and communication. I feel that this is the most useful chapter for several reasons. The first reason is the you need to know your perception so you can relay your message to your audience successfully especially in a work environment. Secondly, you will want to know your self such as, your weaknesses and strengths to carry a good and productive conversation. Lastly, you will need to know some some mistakes that you make when you are carrying a conversation out with someone. I think this chapter will be the most useful for me in a work environment. Knowing the environment you are in and all your surroundings is very crucial when holding a conversation. A very important thing to consider what having conversation is active perception, which allows you to be your own person and pick up on different surrounding sounds, smells, and feelings. This will also help you remember important points in the conversation that may be useful in the future. Since every human is different this causes difference in perception such as weight, gender, body type, race, height, and senses. Another difference in perception is your past experiences with other people. You may have a bad experience with a person of a certain race, so then from that day forward you may have a bad…

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