Soft skill for successful career: Soft skills with special focus on ITES. Soft skill is the ability required and expected from persons for finding a suitable job, its maintenance and promotion. Importance of soft skill: Soft skill is very important ? To handle interpersonal relations ? To take appropriate decisions ? To communicate effectively ? To have good impression and impact to gain professional development Communication skill as soft skill: Communication skills form the corner stone of soft skill • Every human being has to essentially & effectively communicate with others • Effective communication is the hallmark of one’s education • The ability to speak fluently using the right word in the right order is an good communication • Message using appropriate vocabulary and syntax form effective communication Body language: Non verbal language ? Face is the index of the mind and it clearly displays the persons interest ? Body language presents to the audience what we feel & think about the particular matter Ex: Nodding one’s head Body language (e. g, arms crossed, standing, sitting, relaxed) ? Emotion of the sender & receiver (e.
g, speaking clearly, enthusiastic) Written communication Skill: ? Writing evaluates a person’s 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. 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 ethics: ? Professional ethics is the need of the hour in India ? 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 Skills: ? Man is a social animal & his success in life largely depends on his relationship & interaction with others ? We must respect the views & sentiments of others. ? When we want to differ their views, we must very politely give hints to them without wondering their feelings Time & Stress Management: ? Prioritize the work & schedule your time accordingly ? Impotent work should be allotted more time & taken up first ?Listening to classical music & practicing Yoga will considerably reduce the physical,emotional & mental stress of an individual Leadership communication skills: ? Leaders, executives & managers need to be very clear about what they expect from others ? Trust your self ? Keep smiling ? Share & stay together ? Always learn new things ? Accept responsibility for your self & your actions ? Look at problems & challenges ? Be grateful always ? Love your self The Power of Positive Attitude: Positive attitude helps to cope more easily with the daily affairs of life.It brings optimism into your life, and makes it easier to avoid worry and negative thinking. If you adopt it as a way of life, it will bring constructive changes into your life, and makes them happier, brighter and more successful. With a positive attitude you see the bright side of life, become optimistic and expect the best to happen.
It is certainly a state of mind that is well worth developing and strengthening. The benefits of a positive attitude: Helps achieving goals and attaining success. Success achieved faster and more easily. More happiness. More energy.
Greater inner power and strength.The ability to inspire and motivate yourself and others. Fewer difficulties encountered along the way. The ability to surmount any difficulty. Life smiles at you. People respect you.
Negative attitude says: you cannot achieve success. Positive attitude says: You can achieve success. If you have been exhibiting a negative attitude and expecting failure and difficulties, it is now the time to change the way you think.
It is time to get rid of negative thoughts and behavior and lead a happy and successful life. Why not start today? If you have tried and failed, it only means that you have not tried enough.Developing a positive attitude that will lead you to happiness and success: – Choose to be happy. – Look at the bright side of life. – Choose to be and stay optimistic.
– Find reasons to smile more often. – Have faith in yourself and in the Power of the Universe. – Contemplate upon the futility of negative thinking and worries. – Associate yourself with happy people. – Read inspiring stories. – Read inspiring quotes. – Repeat affirmations that inspire and motivate you.
– Visualize only what you want to happen. – Learn to master your thoughts. – Learn concentration and meditation.