CURRENT NEGOTIATION STRENGTH & SOFT SKILLS ASSESSMENT
Sample Assessment Result
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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 tend to forget negative feelings and bad news quickly.
I prefer to let others make the decisions, and then I help them make the project a success.
I challenge others to innovate their thinking and come up with new solutions.
I believe providing a product/service that is drastically superior to competitors is the best way to build business.
I'm not organized and as a result miss/am late for deadlines and meetings.
When faced with stress, anxiety, and demanding situations, I panic and can't focus on solutions.
I like staying up-to-date with the newest, innovative technology.
When others hurt or insult me, I become aggressive and confrontational.
I am comfortable bending or breaking rules that make my job needlessly difficult.
I have high expectations for myself and others.
In the last year, I have identified an opportunity for my employer to save time and money &/or increase revenue.
I have little concern for others needs and wants.
I prefer to be among the decision-makers.
I try to persuade and control the environment around the decision-making process.
When others are angry at me, I tend to get annoyed at insignificant things.
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 feel like the people around me are draining me.
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 follow the rules, even when they make my job more difficult.
Part of my responsibility to my employer involves helping others improve their work habits and performance.
I believe that good luck is on my side.
My professional and personal lives are balanced.
I think carefully about what I will say and do before I communicate with others.
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 believe in creating a few highly-superior products/services rather than having many commodity products/services.
I'm good at evoking empathy and sympathy in others.
I enjoy meeting and working with people from different cultures and philosophies.
I provide recognition and rewards when people reach their goals, and consequences when they do not.
No matter how hard I work, I can never get what I want.
I prefer to relax at my favorite place rather than try new places.
My employer offers VIP training for high-potential employees, and I have access to this training.
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 know the personal and professional objectives of my colleagues.
I am comfortable confronting and challenging someone if they become too arrogant.
I'm patient and am willing to wait for things.
I inspire others and help them find meaning in their work.
When things don't work for me as planned, there are usually good reasons why.
When faced with risk, danger and obstacles, I separate myself from my emotions.
I am good at planning, organizing, and solving complex projects.
I'm willing to start a new project or business, despite risk of failure.
When dealing with conflict, I first try to understand how I contributed to it.
I'm not concerned with others' talent and skills development.
I deal with stress and anxiety by doing something healthy and constructive.
In all business-related activities, I try to make my employer look good.
I am good at telling stories that people remember.
I consider negative feedback as an insult to my respect and competence.
I'm reserved and enjoy doing things alone.
I encourage others to contribute to the decision-making process.
I organize my life so that I'm never late for or miss a meeting or a deadline
When others criticize my work, I listen without taking it personally.
I am good at persuading others to give me what I need/want.
If I turned in my letter of resignation today, my employer would try to keep me from leaving.
When I experience setbacks, I perservere and sacrifice to meet my goals.
I provide personal attention to those who need help the most.
People who are angry at me are likely over-exaggerating a little.
I'm a serious and skeptical person.
I speak clearly and focus on what we 'could' and 'should' do.
When I discover something I'm unfamiliar with, I invest time learning about it.
I'm not motivated in my job, and neither are others around me.
My opinion about myself changes from good to bad depending on my mood.
Whenever I take responsibility and delegate tasks to others, they don't challenge me.
I don't have many memories from my youth.
I am comfortable giving presentations in front of an audience.
I become quiet and distant when I am angry or sad.
I spend as little time on a project as necessary and don't worry if there are errors in my work.
When handling conflict such as angry and demanding people, I resolve the problem so everyone benefits.
After I defend myself in an argument, I apologize for being so direct and confrontational.
I know my rights, company policy, and the law, and I demand they be respected.
I believe keeping budgets low encourages creativity and innovation.
I can adapt to almost any personality and work-style.
I tend to react compulsively and trust my instinct when dealing with people and situations.
My superiors are not aware of my contribution to the company.
I consider talent and skills development to be a priority for others.
I prefer to talk about thoughts and ideas rather than my emotions.
I believe rules were made to be challenged, improved, and broken.
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 am good at finding the humor in bad situations.
I believe people who break the law should be helped more so than punished.
I avoid getting involved in other people's professional and personal problems.
I anticipate problems/opportunities and take on projects and responsibilities in addition to what I am 'officially' responsible for.
Not getting what I need/want puts me in a bad mood for a long time.
I manage stress and anxiety by doing healthy, relaxing activities that I enjoy.
I am there to help and equip others in achieving the goals they set for themselves.
I'm sociable, talkative, and I enjoy being around people.
When making decisions, my priority is the people I work with.
I am respected by my superiors as a top-performing employee.
If a managerial position above me were to suddenly become available, I would be the obvious person to fill the position.
I'm curious, understand things quickly, and have great ideas to offer my employer.
When I'm angry, stressed, or disappointed, I hide my emotions and don't let others know.
My online reputation is more important than my offline reputation.
I believe people are either good or evil.
When someone is annoying me, I remain diplomatic with them.
I am good at assessing people's personality & competence level.
I believe turning revenue from sales into smart investment opportunities is better than differentiating our product/service from competitors.
I have a clear 2- and 5-year career plan, and my superiors know this.
I prefer new and exciting situations and experiences rather than old routines.
Superiors, colleagues, & clients respect me as a specialist in my field of work.
I assume everyone I meet is mostly trusting and transparent.
I create an attractive vision for my team to unite behind and work towards.
I believe customer service is less important than product quality. High-quality products will reduce customer complaints.
I'm not where I want to be in my career, and it worries me that I will become a failure.
When I'm angry, stressed, or disappointed, I show it.
I am concerned for others' needs and wants.
I make decisions and define goals and performance standards, and then push others to meet them.
When faced with risk, danger and obstacles, I believe I can overcome anything.
When handling manipulative or dangerous people, I remain calm, "play their game," and protect myself.
Others tend to mistreat and take advantage of me.
When mistakes are made, I find why the mistake occurred.
Recruiters & headhunters frequently contact me with job offers.
When I'm having a bad day, I seek the company of others rather than stay alone.
My LinkedIn Profile & CV are up to date.
I know my rights, company policy, and the law, and I am willing to give them up for the greater good.
I am good at helping my team work together and be more productive.
I'm good at objectively analyzing and evaluating problems and solutions.
When I'm under stress and anxiety, I smoke, overeat, or do something that I know is unhealthy for me.
Colleagues frequently ask me for help/advice.
I believe offering the lowest prices is the best way to dominate your competitors.
I'm realistic and practical, efficient at following routines and processes, and good at conventional problem-solving.
I keep distance and professionalism between myself and others.
I don't hold grudges, and can be nice to people who make me angry.
If someone at work annoys me, I'm comfortable doing something to make their job/life more difficult.
I'm impatient and dislike waiting for things.
I believe improving customer service is more important than improving product/service quality.
No matter how hard I try, 'the system' is against me and prevents me from succeeding.
I know how to quickly and thoroughy gather relevant and helpful information to make decisions.
I keep others informed of their progress and improvement.
I sympathize with others when something goes wrong for them.
I want more responsibility and my superiors are aware of this.
I'm happy with what I have accomplished so far in my life and career.
I believe I am underpaid considering my experience and qualifications.
I believe that what's most important in an employee is their ability to follow orders.