Another point of view in communication is the personal constructs that we create for ourselves and others in order to feel at ease, or to find a degree of understanding when participating in a communicative activity with others. Lastly, knowledge regarding the dynamic in relationships works before and during interpersonal communications. The dynamics of interpersonal relationships vary at times when dealing with different kinds of individuals in life. For example, the treatment between friends is different from any other category. The thought of friendship is an ideal that has been contemplated since humanity started to form a more social environment. Friendship has various dimensions and levels as one individual forms that apparent relationship with another human being. To be in a bond of friendship is considered one of the most wonderful experiences in any lifetime. It is said that true and authentic friendship is more precious and rarer than the finest gold in this world. What makes friendship increase in value is the amount of standards that are placed upon it. A mark of sentimentality strongly exists in this type of interpersonal relationship. This dynamic differs from the environment found in the workplace, which maintains formality for professional reasons. In a working environment, having a professional attitude and approach is paramount in maintaining a good position and standing. Performing a task with proper work conduct and ethics are important factors for a good working environment.
A professional work environment encourages efficiency and effectiveness among workers. There are times, however, when some individuals do not conduct themselves in such a manner. Some individuals, whether a fellow employee or even a manager, go about their day performing their tasks in a very unbecoming manner. Their presence brings stress and frustration, and dealing with them is very testy. This goes to show that for every type and level of interpersonal relationship, there are differences of treatment and approach toward those various forms. An interpersonal relationship that is extremely personal does not have to follow a professional approach in communicating, and personal space may be lessened since personal trust is built. In the matter of professional setting, the communication approach is more formal and distant. After undergoing this course, I realized that my skills in speaking and listening improved. I learned to say things that are needed, and to be more mindful with regard to the feelings of others. My listening skills also developed. I became more observant to the tone of voice when others speak. My interpersonal skills also improved in a way that I now pay attention to the non-verbal and emotive communication, besides taking into account the verbal forms of communication. Group Communications In the area of group communications, my skills and understanding of group interaction and dynamics improved as well. By studying basic fundamental concepts of interpersonal communications and the activity on personal constructs, I was able to understand myself more. In addition, I was able to identify my distinct traits while being part of a group setting. I realized that I am an individual with an introverted personality. In a group, people notice that I am calm, reserved, rational, emotionally distant, yet polite with others. I usually stay on the sidelines in a group