Interpersonal Skills are the life skill used every day to communicate and interact with other people, both individually and in groups. Students who have worked on developing strong interpersonal skills are usually more successful in both their academic, professional and personal life. Interpersonal skills are not just important in the workplace. Personal and social lives can also benefit from better interpersonal skills. People with good interpersonal skills are usually perceived as optimistic, calm, confident and charismatic – qualities that are often endearing or appealing to others.