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Assessing Inter-Personal Skills

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Updated March, 2008

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Inter-personal skills relate to your ability to work with others and are essential for the long-term success of your business. Firms that possess human resources with exceptional skills have a longterm focus and are more likely to use their skills to take advantage of emerging opportunities.

How would you rate your inter-personal skills? They help you focus on recognizing others’ individuality, communicating effectively, working as a team member, mediating differences, and listening to others. Use the questions below to assess your interpersonal skills.

Assessing Inter-Personal Skills


Don Hofstrand, retired extension value added agriculture specialist, agdm@iastate.edu