CURRENT NEGOTIATION STRENGTH & SOFT SKILLS ASSESSMENT
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(20 MINUTES) NEGOTIATION STRENGTH & SOFT SKILLS
Please respond to these 156 statements as honestly and as accurately as you can. *
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I spend as little time on a project as necessary and don't worry if there are errors in my work.
I don't get embarrassed easily, and I can laugh at myself.
I avoid getting involved in other people's professional and personal problems.
I have high expectations for myself and others.
When others hurt or insult me, I become aggressive and confrontational.
I am good at finding the humor in bad situations.
I'm not concerned with others' talent and skills development.
If someone at work annoys me, I'm comfortable doing something to make their job/life more difficult.
I inspire others and help them find meaning in their work.
I have little concern for others needs and wants.
I'm good at objectively analyzing and evaluating problems and solutions.
When managing problems, I put them aside and don't think about them until I am ready and have time to deal with them.
I don't interfere and prefer to let others do their job as they want to, as long as they get the work done.
I am comfortable bending or breaking rules that make my job needlessly difficult.
When handling conflict such as angry and demanding people, I resolve the problem so everyone benefits.
I'm realistic and practical, efficient at following routines and processes, and good at conventional problem-solving.
When things don't work for me as planned, there are usually good reasons why.
I prefer to talk about thoughts and ideas rather than my emotions.
I am concerned for others' needs and wants.
Colleagues frequently ask me for help/advice.
If a managerial position above me were to suddenly become available, I would be the obvious person to fill the position.
I prefer to be among the decision-makers.
I know my rights, company policy, and the law, and I demand they be respected.
When faced with stress, anxiety, and demanding situations, I remain calm and focus on solutions.
Not getting what I need/want puts me in a bad mood for a long time.
I prefer new and exciting situations and experiences rather than old routines.
I am not as nice as people believe I am.
When faced with stress, anxiety, and demanding situations, I panic and can't focus on solutions.
I keep others informed of their progress and improvement.
When I'm having a bad day, I seek the company of others rather than stay alone.
I enjoy meeting and working with people from different cultures and philosophies.
Whenever I take responsibility and delegate tasks to others, they don't challenge me.
My opinion about people can change frequently and quickly depending on what they are doing.
I think carefully about what I will say and do before I communicate with others.
My LinkedIn Profile & CV are up to date.
I feel inferior and less qualified than the people I work with.
As far as I am aware, I've reached the point in my current job position where there is nothing substantial left for me to learn.
I'm not organized and as a result miss/am late for deadlines and meetings.
I want more responsibility and my superiors are aware of this.
When a colleague is overwhelmed, I do extra work to help.
I believe customer service is less important than product quality. High-quality products will reduce customer complaints.
I assume others require motivation, otherwise they will not do their job.
I believe in focusing on improving existing product/service quality, even if it is not showing any immediate return on investment.
I am good at assessing people's personality & competence level.
I am good at helping my team work together and be more productive.
I believe offering the lowest prices is the best way to dominate your competitors.
When I'm angry, stressed, or disappointed, I show it.
I prefer to relax at my favorite place rather than try new places.
I deal with stress and anxiety by doing something healthy and constructive.
I anticipate situations, problems, and emotional responses so I can be better prepared.
I enjoy daydreaming more than I enjoy real life.
I'm impatient and dislike waiting for things.
I believe in creating a few highly-superior products/services rather than having many commodity products/services.
I want others to reach their full potential, personally and professionally.
I'm reserved and enjoy doing things alone.
I speak clearly and focus on what we 'could' and 'should' do.
When others criticize my work, I listen without taking it personally.
My superiors are not aware of my contribution to the company.
I believe keeping budgets low encourages creativity and innovation.
I'm sociable, talkative, and I enjoy being around people.
I assume everyone I meet has an ulterior motive, are dishonest, and should be approached with caution.
I feel superior and more qualified than the people I work with.
My employer offers VIP training for high-potential employees, and I have access to this training.
I know the personal and professional objectives of my colleagues.
I'm not where I want to be in my career, but I am not stressed and have goals and plans to achieve them.
I sympathize with others when something goes wrong for them.
When I'm angry, stressed, or disappointed, I hide my emotions and don't let others know.
I am good at persuading others to give me what I need/want.
I manage stress and anxiety by doing healthy, relaxing activities that I enjoy.
I am good at planning, organizing, and solving complex projects.
I make decisions and define goals and performance standards, and then push others to meet them.
I believe rules were made to be challenged, improved, and broken.
I follow the rules, even when they make my job more difficult.
I can adapt to almost any personality and work-style.
When goals become too difficult or costly, I abandon them and pursue something else.
People who are angry at me are likely over-exaggerating a little.
My professional and personal lives are balanced.
I'm a serious and skeptical person.
In all business-related activities, I try to make my employer look good.
In the last year, I have identified an opportunity for my employer to save time and money &/or increase revenue.
I prefer to help people solve their problems themselves rather than telling them what to do or giving them the solution.
When someone is annoying me, I remain diplomatic with them.
I tend to overlook or ignore negative facts and bad news.
I am good at telling stories that people remember.
When others are angry at me, I tend to get annoyed at insignificant things.
I encourage others to contribute to the decision-making process.
I am comfortable confronting and challenging someone if they become too arrogant.
My opinion about myself changes from good to bad depending on my mood.
I provide recognition and rewards when people reach their goals, and consequences when they do not.
I create an attractive vision for my team to unite behind and work towards.
I like staying up-to-date with the newest, innovative business and industry changes.
I believe that what's most important in an employee is their ability to follow orders.
When I discover something I'm unfamiliar with, I invest time learning about it.
I believe investing heavily in sales and marketing to keep demand high is more important than creating a superior product/service.
Superiors, colleagues, & clients respect me as a specialist in my field of work.
I become quiet and distant when I am angry or sad.
I'm patient and am willing to wait for things.
I tend to forget negative feelings and bad news quickly.
No matter how hard I work, I can never get what I want.
I believe rules and procedures were created for a reason, and should be followed, respected, and left unchallenged as long as they work.
I'm accessible to others whenever they need me.
I treat others as equals to myself in the decision-making process.
Part of my responsibility to my employer involves helping others improve their work habits and performance.
I'm confident in my experience and competence, and I'm comfortable giving advice to others.
I am there to help and equip others in achieving the goals they set for themselves.
I'm curious, understand things quickly, and have great ideas to offer my employer.
I am comfortable giving presentations in front of an audience.
I'm not motivated in my job, and neither are others around me.
When I experience setbacks, I perservere and sacrifice to meet my goals.
I have a clear 2- and 5-year career plan, and my superiors know this.
I'm an optimistic and positive person.
I don't hold grudges, and can be nice to people who make me angry.
I like staying up-to-date with the newest, innovative technology.
I am respected by my superiors as a top-performing employee.
I'm good at evoking empathy and sympathy in others.
I assume everyone I meet is mostly trusting and transparent.
I'm someone others like speaking to and being around.
After I defend myself in an argument, I apologize for being so direct and confrontational.
When mistakes are made, I find why the mistake occurred.
I tend to react compulsively and trust my instinct when dealing with people and situations.
I take my responsibilities seriously and make sure my work is perfect before submitting it.
I believe people are either good or evil.
I keep distance and professionalism between myself and others.
I challenge others to innovate their thinking and come up with new solutions.
When faced with risk, danger and obstacles, I believe I can overcome anything.
I believe that good luck is on my side.
I try to persuade and control the environment around the decision-making process.
I provide personal attention to those who need help the most.
I consider talent and skills development to be a priority for others.
When faced with risk, danger and obstacles, I separate myself from my emotions.
I consider negative feedback as an insult to my respect and competence.
When I'm under stress and anxiety, I smoke, overeat, or do something that I know is unhealthy for me.