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Dr. Deepti Shastri Prof. & HOD Anatomy VMKVMC Salem
Complex, competitive, challenging professional environment Paradigm shift of Workplace culture Different skill needed to achieve personal growth and professional success SOFT SKILLS ( The HIDDEN CURRICULUM)
experience and level of expertise as generally described in a resume Soft skills are essentially to be categorized as Self Development Skills.HARD SKILLS v/s SOFT SKILLS Hard skills are the academic skills.similima. Interaction Skills. Leadership skills. Organization Skills and Communication Skills www.com 3 .
com 4 .OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME Aimed at helping participants Become aware of what soft skills are To work on developing soft skills To develop a well groomed personality To hence enhance job performance www.similima.
similima. Seminars . What else? DM/MCh/ Fellowships etc) RESEARCH into newer methods of treatment/ academic PUBLISH ARTICLES in Journals/ text books WRITE A TEXT BOOK www.com 5 . Clinical Society meetings Learning & Using new skills ( RECENT ADVANCES) HIGHER STUDIES ( After MD.PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF TECHNICAL SKILLS Attending and presenting scientific papers in CONFERENCES Participating in WORKSHOPS ( Hands on experience ) Updating knowledge through JOURNALS Attending CME programmes .
the understanding of your natural abilities and implementation of soft 6 skills is crucial.WHY SHOULD YOU DO IT? Have you reached a plateau in your performance? To successfully perform a job function.SOFT SKILLS…. www.similima.com . In order to stand on that plateau and rise to the next level. you can reach a plateau in your performance when based exclusively on the technical aspects of the job.
). But you will be on the way to becoming better Doctors with your ability to develop your soft skills (DNA…Developing natural abilities) in a constructive manner as a part of lifelong learning.BEING AND BECOMING Soft skills ( EQ….Emotional intelligence quotient) complement hard skills (part of a person's IQ.similima. which are the technical requirements of a job. innate characteristics which are a part of the being. www.com 7 . Soft skills are believed to be unchangeable.
Importance of soft skill Soft skills are very important: To handle interpersonal relations To take appropriate decisions To communicate effectively To have good impression and impact to gain professional development www.com 8 .similima.
What are the Soft Skills? Communication skills Body language Written communication skills Presentation skills Team work Professional ethics Interpersonal skills Time and stress management Leadership skills www.com 9 .similima.
com 10 .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 www.similima.
arms crossed.Body language Non verbal language Face is the index of the mind and it clearly displays the person’s interest Body language presents to the audience what we feel & think about a particular matter Eg: Nodding one’s head Body language (e.g.com 11 . standing.g. enthusiastic) www.similima. speaking clearly. sitting. relaxed) Emotion of the sender & receiver (e.
similima. grammar etc… Errors committed while writing circulars.Written communication Skill Writing evaluates a person’s proficiency Indications: spelling. www. reports & agenda considerably spoil the image of the writer.com 12 .
preparation & delivery of the message. Making a formal speech is one form of presentation. Keep handouts and other written materials for your presentation. balanced design layout. www. Presentation skills can be broadly categorized into physical.similima.com 13 .adds so much to written communication. & electronic. Good visual presentation using graphics.Presentation Skills Presentation skills include planning. oral. color.
com 14 .similima. stop occasionally to ask the audience understand what you have said www.Presentation Skills Success in life depends on presenting ideas in an appropriate manner 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.
qualification. www. status & skills work as a team with a common objective of accomplishing the task.com 15 .similima. It mainly refers to the agreeableness & cooperation among the team members. different age groups. The success of any organization largely depends on the coordinated efforts of its employees.Team Work People of either gender.
similima.Professional ethics Professional ethics is the need of the hour When a person is at the work spot.com 16 . he must think of his work only He must put his heart & soul into the work Each employee is an organic part of the organization & must strive to contribute his might to the successful functioning of the organization www.
Interpersonal Skills Man is a social animal & his success in life largely depends on his relationship & interaction with others.com 17 . We must respect the views & sentiments of others.similima. When we want to differ their views. www. we must very politely give hints to them without hurting their feelings.
emotional & mental stress of an individual www.similima.com 18 . practicing meditation & Yoga may considerably reduce the physical.Time & Stress Management Prioritize the work & schedule your time accordingly Important work should be allotted more time & taken up first Listening to music.
need to be very clear about what they expect from others Keep smiling Share & stay together Always learn new things Accept responsibility for your self & your actions Look at & solve problems & challenges Be grateful always Love and Trust yourself www.com 19 .Leadership communication skills Leaders.similima.
com 20 . Report is generated – Once the assessment is complete. and management based on strengths. In some cases. DISC) Each person completes the assessment which includes answering a series of questions about themselves honestly. Acceptance – This is what happens after the ‘ah ha’ moment when the person stops resisting the results. Embrace (Zone of Excellence) - The person decides to use this information about their natural abilities to empower their life by consciously choosing how they can perform a task in a way that is naturally more efficient for them and to reduce the number of things they are not naturally good at. better communications. Connect with others / Integrate all skills (power zone) . MyersBriggs . the individual is introduced to the results in the form of a report detailing their assessed natural ablilities and their likely approach to certain scenarios.similima. the individual may deny or challenge the results.During a workshop members of teams become aware of not only their own natural abilities. Strengths Finder . Ah Ha! – When the person actually realizes that the results are accurate and their natural abilities have been defined. they don’t want to believe that these are their natural abilities.SOFT SKILLS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP HOW THE SYSTEM WORKS Client takes assessment – (Kolbe A . but also the abilities of their coworkers resulting in effective teamwork. This process takes about 20 to 30 minutes. and accepts their natural abilities for what they are. True Colors . The workshop consultants work with them to validate those results. Internal challenge – Initially. www.
www. the intention to change also has to be present. Training alone is not a sufficient condition for actual behavioral changes in daily practice.com 21 .similima.
www. The process does not begin and with your job. You must adopt it as a Philosophy of life. Development of soft skills is a part of lifelong learning. It is something you have learnt as a child. It will be conducive to the continuous improvement of your professional behavior.com 22 .similima.
com 23 . in all aspects of your life.similima. you are well on your way to be a “good” everything! www. ‘So long as you have an inclination to selfimprovement.
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