Soft skill enhancement presentation

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SOFT SKILLSAuthor : mithun banerjeeDate: 10-june-2015

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Topics we will discussCommunication SkillsBody LanguagesPresentation SkillsTeam WorkProfessional EthicsInterpersonal SkillsTime and Stress ManagementLeadership Management Skill

Communication skill

Attributes to discuss about Good Communication Skills Making eye contact while communicating with people is important, because it shows you are listening to themNot swearing or shouting because it can be intimidating.Not chewing gum while having a conversation with themNot texting while speaking to some one as it will make them think you ignorantAlways try to speak clearly and use words everyone can understandMake positive facial expressionsListening to the person you are speaking toHave a relaxed body languagesDont speak over the peopleDo keep to the point while explaining something

Written Communication SkillWriting evaluates a persons proficiency indications, spelling grammar etc

Errors committed while writing circulars, reports & agenda considerably spoil the image of the writer

Good visual presentation using graphics, color, balanced design layout- adds so much to written communication.

Keep handouts and other written materials for your presentation.

Body LanguageNon verbal languageFace is the index of the mind and it clearly displays the persons interestBody language presents to the audience what we feel & think about the particular matterEx: Nodding ones headBody language (e.g, arms crossed, standing, sitting, relaxed)Emotion of the sender & receiver (e.g, speaking clearly, enthusiastic)

Attributes of Body Language


TIPS:SmileKeep an open space before your upper torso (eg-dont fold your arms, hug your bags and put thing on your lapsHave eye contact-important to establish connection.Be comfortable in your spaceWhen resting on your hand keep the insides of your hand faced outward(this makes you are more open)

Presentation Skills

Presentation skills include planning, preparation & delivery of the message

Making a formal speech is one form of presentation

Presentation skills can be broadly categorized into physical oral, & electronic

Success in life depends on presenting ideas in an appropriate manners

Look at the eyes of audience & speak in a natural, conversational voice

Appropriate voice will make the presentation effective and interesting

Ask for feed back from your audience about your presentation & change accordingly

In presentation especially, stop occasionally to ask the audience understand what you have said

Team Work

People of either gender, different age groups, qualification, status & skills work as a team with a common objective of accomplishing the task The success of any organization largely depends on in the coordinated efforts of its employees It mainly refers to the agreeableness & co-operation among the team members

Professional EthicsProfessional ethics is the need of the hour always When a person is at the work spot, he must think of his work only He must put his heart & soul into the work Each employee is a organic part of the organization & must strive to contribute his mite to the successful functioning of the organization

Interpersonal Skill Interpersonal skills are the life skills we use every day to communicate and interact other people, both individually and in groups. People who have worked on developing strong interpersonal skills are usually more successful in both their professional and personal lives.

Attributes of Interpersonal skills

Verbal Communication- What we say and how we say it.

Non-Verbal Communication- What we communicate without words, body language is an example.

Listening Skills- How we interpret both the verbal and non-verbal messages sent by others.

Negotiation- Working with others to find a mutually agreeable outcome.

Manners- Basic Etiquettes

Problem Solving- Working with others to identify, define and solve problems.

Decision Making Exploring and analysing options to make sound decisions.

Assertiveness Communicating our values, ideas, beliefs, opinions, needs and wants freely.

Etiquettes as part of interpersonal skills

Dining Travel EtiquetteBusiness Social

Time and Stress Management

Time management and stress managementoften are closely related and discussed together.

Set goalsPlanPrioritizeSet deadlinesKeep an activity logEnd procrastination.nowMinimize distractionPlan mini breaksWatch what you eat and drink

Time and Stress Management

Leadership Skills

Leaders, executives & managers need to be very clear about what they expect from others

Trust yourself

Keep smiling Share & stay togetherAlways learn new things

Accept responsibility for your self & your actions

Look at problems & challenges

Be grateful always

Love yourself