How to Learn Social Skills | Scott H Young - Deepstash
Coordinating With The People Around You

In large organizations, being a great programmer, designer or writer is useless if you can’t effectively coordinate with the people around you. And in bigger organizations, the

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How to Learn Social Skills | Scott H Young

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Social intelligence, like common intelligence, is most likely a mix of innate predisposition and effortful learning

Some people, like it or not, have intrinsic personalitie...

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Poor social skills are a real disadvantage because this is often seen as a moral failure rather than a merely intellectual one. 

Having good social skills is more ris...

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It’s possible to be good at speaking but bad at listening or vice versa. A key part of effective speaking is understanding the listerners’ states of mind.

Many good spea...

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Listening, the effort taken to correctly understand the social context and minds of other people, is probably more like 80% of social skills, with the last 20% being delivery of yo...

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The way to improve at anything is to practice.

Feedback is an important mechanism for practice. You try something, you get a response, and you use that respo...

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