Social skills

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Social skills are skills a social animal uses to interact and communicate with others to assist status in the social structure and other motivations. Social rules and social relations are created, communicated, and changed in verbal and nonverbal ways creating social complexity useful in identifying outsiders and intelligent breeding partners. The process of learning these skills is called socialization.

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Examples

  • Non-Verbal communication

Traits that help social skills appear more polished

  • Verbal
    • Smoothness of delivery (lacks stuttering, awkward pauses, etc.)
    • Intelligible speech (not too loud or soft, avoiding monotone but not dropping off the end of sentences)
  • Non-Verbal
    • Confident stance (standing up straight but not at attention)
    • Relaxed manner (not too tense, not falling asleep)
  • Other
    • Diplomacy is an important skill
      • Disagreements will happen, how one handles them will show one's personality
    • Ability to feign interest
    • Sometimes a fresh start with new people is helpful
    • Social skills will not fix everything, just help your interactions with others

See also

External links and references

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