List of Ways to Build Human Relationships with Examples using Six Is
by Sridhar Chandrasekaran Two Basic Intentions behind any human relationship is to persuade and to empathize. We empathize to understand the needs of others; We persuade to make others to understand our needs. So, our entire relationship with people around us revolves around these two valuable words: EMPATHY and PERSUASION. To show empathy is to put yourself in the others person’s shoes to reason and to feel from their point of view, while persuasion is convincing others to agree to your point of view. It is a balanced approach. In order to develop these two vital attitudes, you must master six important human relationship skills. Two Basic Intentions behind any human relationship is to understand the needs of others and to make others to understand our needs: List of Human Relationship Skills Examples List of Human Relationship Skills Examples Intrapersonal intelligence Interpersonal intelligence Interaction intelligence Imparting Intelligence (Presentation Skills) Information Influence Intrapersonal Intelligence "Intra" means within. You must believe in yourself and your abilities Introspect to find out your thoughts and communication about yourself that runs in your mind and heart. Be aware of your personal values, clarify certain intrapersonal conflicts. Identify your own personality traits to see whether you have patience, perseverance, persistence and positive self talk as these are fascinating human traits. And, the kind of emotions and feelings and its degree you experience, your interpretations and assumptions during conflicts. It also includes inflection of emotions means how quickly you resume from previous failures and start all new exciting beginning. Interpersonal Intelligence "Inter" means between two. You must understand different personalities the behavior of others either to empathize with them or to persuade them. Your thoughts and understanding about others, the way you interact and your intentions behind the communication with them is called your interpersonal intelligence. Interaction intelligence Persuasive interaction intelligence include oral and written communication. It includes verbal, visual (dress code) and non-verbal (silence), voice, vocabulary, vowel (pronunciation), and vocal (oral) tools. It also includes some of the elements of a communication such as listening, and questioning skills. Above all, you must develop interaction skills especially while handling and resolving conflicts. It doesn't stop there. Giving and receiving compliments, communicating genuine excuses and being straightforward are part of interaction intelligence. And one should know what to say and what not say during human interactions. Imparting Skills (Persuasive Presentation Skills) Body language, stage presence and delivery of content in the most convincing manner is called imparting skills. It includes organizing the content with creative attention grabbers, creating persuasive introduction, design engaging body of the content and the conclusion. Information You should know how to acquire, use and manage information effectively in order to persuade yourself or others. Being informed and using the information appropriately while building a human relationship is vital. In order remember the information you can use various memory aids such as mnemonics, acronyms and visual aids. Influence Motivation, delegation, conflict resolution and decision making are some of the vital elements of influence. By mastering the six Is of human relationship skills, you can learn the art of persuasion and empathy.