5 Simple facts about personality development explained

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As they rightly say ''Style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality.'' In other words, Personality is concerned with the psychological pattern of an individual—the thoughts, emotions and feelings—that are unique to a person. In simple words, personality is a set of qualities that make a person distinct from another.  The personality of a person is how he presents himself to the world; it is how others see him. 


1. Interpersonal Skills

Interpersonal skills are an important aspect of one’s personality. In simple words, it means pleasant interaction of people with others. The various psychological factors that exist within every human being, and which consequently influence our behaviour while interacting with others, are referred to as interpersonal skills.

2.  A Smiling Face

A smiling face is always preferable to a grumpy coffee-pot face. When dealing with team mates, one can get great results just with the help of a cool demeanour and a smiling face. It costs nothing but pays much to keep a cheerful attitude. 

3. Appreciative Attitude

If one wants to get the best out of teammates and co-workers, one should appreciate the work the team members have been doing. A small pat in the back or a simple remark such as, ‘well done, way to go, keep up the good work', etc., can go a long way to increase their enthusiasm and prompt them to work more efficiently.

4. Communication Skills

This is one of the most important skills. Communicating without ambiguity is the cornerstone of strong performers and leaders. It is possible to avoid many conflicts and be an effective leader by communicating crisply. As a matter of fact, English Communication: Both written and verbal skills play a pivotal role in effective communication. It is strange but true. We in India give more respect to those who speak in English. Therefore, it's imperative to get a profound command over the language so that you are not judged unfairly. English communication gives power & influence Knowledge is in English, knowledge is power and you need power to fight for yourself. 

5. Developing Empathy

Empathy simply means to understand and appreciate another person’s position. In other words, it implies putting oneself in somebody else’s shoes and trying to understand how one would have felt if he were in the same position as the recipient of the situation. This trait of personality occupies paramount of importance in as much as it tough to inculcate overnight.

All in all, personality development quintessentially means enhancing and grooming one's outer and inner self to bring about a positive change to your life.

This article has been written by expert faculty at Englishmate, a Hindustan Times venture. Englishmate helps learners to improve their communication skills by providing Cambridge certified English speaking courses.

Published on Aug. 22, 2019 by EnglishMate
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