General Personal Skills

General Personal Skills

The capability of interact with others, qualities, attitudes that a person express. These are personal development, emotional intelligence, caring for health, living well and ethical, stress management, and assertiveness.

  • Personal Development

Process of self-actualization i.e. physiological needs(food, water, oxygen, shelter, temperature regulation, sleep & relaxation, activities & exercise, sex), safety needs(safe from physical and mental, events, work, money, routine, and familiarity), love and belongingness(affiliation, family and society acceptance, trust, affection and love), esteem need(self-respect, feeling competent, respect of other like family, society), cognitive needs(desire of knowledge and understand, the need for meaning and predictability), aesthetic needs(need for beauty and order, creativity, design and art), and self-actualization(reached in full potential, capable for becoming everything one)

  • Emotional Intelligence

The measure of individual abilities to manage and recognize their emotions and other emotions.

  • Elements of emotional intelligence:
    • Self-awareness(emotional awareness, self-confidence, accurate self-assessment, time management)
    • Self-regulation(self-control, trust, conscientiousness, adaptability, and innovation )
    • Motivation(achievement, commitment, initiative, and optimism)
    • Empathy(understanding others, developing others, services, political awareness)
    • Social Skills(influence, communication, conflict management, leadership, teamwork, collaboration, and cooperation)
  • Caring for Health

Think(need, best ambition, flow of work), Rest & Sleep, Food, Diet & Nutrition (Body Mass Index(BMI)= Total weight/square of height i.e. 18<x<25), Exercise, and Doing the right thing

  • On ethics & well living

Pleasure, wealth & material things, status or respect or influence, power, knowledge, and morally virtuous and ethical

  • Stress management

Stress means the effect of the body(a headache, fatigue, sleep, stomach problem), behavior(anger, drugs use, social withdrawal, absenteeism in the job) and mental(anxiety, restlessness, lack of motivation, irritability, sadness & depression, decrease in the job satisfaction).

  • Factors:
    • Environmental:- Economic, Political and technological factor
    • Organizational:- organizational leadership, task demand, role demand, interpersonal demands, organizational structure
    • Individual factors: Family and economic
  • Stress management techniques:
    • Physical Excercise:- Breathing exercises, Meditation, Muscle relaxation, Yoga
    • Gratitude: gift and grateful
    • Spent some time in Nature
    • Time management
    • Social Support:- friends, family, colleagues
    • Organization:- Job Redesign, Selection & Placement, Goal Setting, Organizational commitment, Wellness Program, participative decision making
  • Assertiveness

Confidence and forceful behavior, Social, and communication skill training, Passive(no opposition), manipulative, aggressive(forceful and offensive), and assertive(state clearly) behavior

  • Assertive Techniques
    • Thinking assertively
    • Feeling Confident
    • Behave Positively
    • Creating Self-esteem
    • Communication
  • Anger Management:

Recognize the trigger for anger as early as possible and these feeling and frustration in a cool, calm and collected way. Techniques(think before you speak, once you are calm and express your anger, get some exercise, take a timeout, identify the possible solutions, practice relaxation, use humor to release tension)