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TESTFORPERSONALENTREPRENEURIALCOMPETENCIES

Instructions
Selectoneofthenumbersbelowtoindicatehowwellthestatementdescribesyou:
5=verywell
4=well
3=somewhat
2=Verylittle
1=Notatall
Writethenumberyouselectonthelinetotherightofeachstatement.
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Ilookforthingsthatneedtobedone.
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Ilikechallengesandnewopportunities.
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Whenfacedwithdifficultproblem,Ispendalotoftimetryingtofindasolution.
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Whenstartinganewtaskorproject,Igatheragreatdealofinformation.
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Itbothersmewhenthingsarenotdoneverywell.
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Igivemuchefforttomywork.
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Ifindwaystodothingsfaster.
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Iplanalargeprojectbybreakingitdownintosmallertasks.
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Ithinkofunusualsolutionstoproblems.
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IfeelconfidentthatwillsucceedatwhateverItrytodo.
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Itellotherswhentheyhavenotperformedasexpected.
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Igetotherstosupportmyrecommendations.
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Idevelopstrategiestoinfluenceothers.
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NomatterwhomImtalkingto,Imgoodlistener.
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Idothingsthatneedtobedonebeforebeingaskedtobyothers.
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IpreferactivitiesthatIknowwellandwithwhichIamcomfortable.
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ItryseveraltimestogetpeopletodowhatIwouldlikethemtodo.
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IseektheadviceofpeoplewhoknowalotabouttheproblemsortasksIamworkingon.
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Itisimportanttometodoahighqualityjob.
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Iworklonghoursandmakepersonalsacrificestocompletejobsontime.
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Iamnotgoodatusingmytimewell.
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Ithinkabouttheadvantagesanddisadvantagesofdifferentwaysofaccomplishingthings.
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Ithinkofmanynewideas.
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Ichangemymindifothersdisagreestronglywithme.
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IfIamangryorupsetwithsomeone,Itellthatperson.
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Iconvinceothersofmyideas.
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Idonotspendmuchtimethinkingabouthowtoinfluenceothers.
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IfeelresentfulwhenIdontgetmyway.
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Idothingsbeforeitisclearthattheymustbedone.
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Inoticeopportunitiestodonewthings.
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31.WhensomethinggetsinthewayofwhatIamtryingtodo,IkeepontryingtoaccomplishwhatI
want.
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Itakeactionwithoutseekinginformation.
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MyownworkisbetterthanthatofotherpeopleIworkwith.
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Idowhateverittakestocompleteajob.
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Itbothersmewhenmytimeiswasted.
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ItrytothinkofaloneproblemsImayencounterandplanwhattodoifeachproblemoccurs.
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OnceIhaveselectedanapproachtosolvingaproblem,Idonotchangethatapproach.
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Whentryingsomethingdifficultorchallenging,IfeelconfidentthatIwillsucceed.
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Itisdifficultformetoorderpeopletodothings.
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IgetotherstoseehowIwillbeabletoaccomplishwhatIsetouttodo.
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Igetimportantpeopletohelpmeaccomplishbygoals.
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Inthepast,Ihavehadfailures.
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43.
ItakeactionbeforeitisclearthatImust.
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ItrythingsthatareverynewanddifferentfromwhatIhavedonebefore.
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45.
Whenfacedwithamajordifficulty,Iquicklygoontootherthings.
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46.
Whenworkingonaprojectforsomeone,IaskmanyquestionstobesureIunderstandwhatthat
personwants.
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WhensomethingIhavebeenworkingonissatisfactoryIdonotspendextratimetryingtomake

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itbetter.
WhenIamdoingajobforsomeone,Imakeaspecialefforttomakesurethatpersonissatisfied
withmywork..
Ifindwaystodothingsforlesscost.
Idealwithproblemsastheyarise,ratherthanspendtimetryingtoanticipatethem.
Ithinkofmanywaystosolveproblems.
Idothingsthatarerisky.
WhenIdisagreewithothers,Iletthenknow.
Iamverypersuasivewithothers.
Inordertoreachmygoals,Ithinkofsolutionsthatbenefiteveryoneinvolvedinaproblem.
TherehavebeenoccasionswhenItookadvantageofsomeone.
Iwaitfordirectionfromothersbeforetakingaction.
Itakeadvantageofopportunitiesthatarise.
Itryseveralwaystoovercomethingsthatgetinthewayofreachingmygoals.
Igotoseveraldifferentsourcestogetinformationtohelpwithtasksorprojects.
IwantthecompanyIowntobethebestofitstype.
Idonotletmyworkinterferewithmyfamilyorpersonallife.
IgetthemostIcanoutofthemoneyIhavetoaccomplishaprojectortask.
Itakealogicalandsystematicapproachtoactivities.
Ifoneapproachtoaproblemdoesnotwork,Ithinkofanotherapproach.
Istickwithmydecisionsevenifotherdisagreestronglywithme.
Itellpeoplewhattheyhavetodo,Eveniftheydonotwanttodoit.
Icannotgetpeoplewhohavestrongopinionsorideastochangetheirminds.
Igettoknowpeoplewhomaybeabletohelpmereachmygoals.
WhenIdontknowsomething,Idontmindadmittingit.

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SCORINGSHEETFORSELFRATINGQUESTIONNAIRE
Instructions
1.Entertheratingsfromthecompletedquestionnaireonthelinesabovetheitemsnumbersinparentheses.Noticethatthe
itemnumbersineachcolumnareconsecutive:itemnumber2isbelowitemnumber1,andsoforth.
2.Dotheadditionandsubtractionindicatedineachrowtocomputeeachcompetencyscore.
3.Addallcompetencyscorestocomputethetotalscore.
RatingofStatements
___+____+____+_______+6=
(1)(15)(29)(43)(57)
_______+____+____+___+6=
(2)(16)(30)(44)(58)
___+____+________+___+6=
(3)(17)(31)(45)(59)
___+________+____+___+6=
(4)(18)(32)(46)(60)
___+____+________+___+6=
(5)(19)(33)(47)(61)
___+____+____+_______+6=
(6)(20)(34)(48)(62)
_______+____+____+___+6=
(7)(21)(35)(49)(63)
___+____+________+___+6=
(8)(22)(36)(50)(64)
___+________+____+___+6=
(9)(23)(37)(51)(65)
_______+____+____+___+6=
(10)(24)(38)(52)(66)
___+________+____+___+6=
(11)(25)(39)(53)(67)
___+____+____+_______+6=
(12)(26)(40)(54)(68)

ScoreCorrectionnumberTotal
__15_________________=__________

Competencies
Initiative

___________________=__________

SeesandActsonopportunities

___________________=__________

Persistence

___________________=__________

Informationseeking

___________________=__________

ConcernforhighQualityofwork

___________________=__________

CommitmenttoWorkContract

___________________=__________

EfficiencyOrientation

___________________=__________

SystematicPlanning

___________________=__________

ProblemSolving

___________________=__________

Selfconfidence

___________________=__________

Assertiveness

___________________=__________

Persuasion

_______+____+____+___+6=
(13)(27)(41)(55)(69)
_______________+___+18=
(14)(28)(42)(56)(70)

___________________=__________

UseofinfluenceStrategies

______________=CorrectionFactor

CORRECTEDSCORINGSHEET
Instructions
1.Thecorrectionfactor(thetotalofitems14,28,42,56and70)isusedtodeterminewhetherornotapersontriesto
presentaveryfavourableimageofhimself.Ifthetotalscoreonthisfactoris20orgreater,thenthetotalscoresonthe13
competenciesmustbecorrectedtoprovideamoreaccurateassessmentofthestrengthofthecompetenciesforthat
individual.
2.Usethefollowingnumberswhenfiguringthecorrectedscore:IfthecorrectionsubtractthefollowingFactorscoreis:
correctionnumberfromthetotalscoreforeachcompetency:
24or257
22or235
20or213
19orless0
3.UsethepagebelowtocorrecteachcompetencybeforeusingtheProfileSheet.

COMPETENCYPROFILESHEETFORSELFRATINGQUESTIONNAIRE
Instructions
1.TransferthecorrectedcompetencyscoretotheprofilesheetbymarkingXattheappropriatepointonthedotted
horizontallineforeachcompetency.
2.Drawaheavylineoverthedottedhorizontallineforeachcompetency,fromtheleftverticallinetothepointyouhave
markedwithanX.Theheavylinesyouhavedrawngraphicallyrepresentthestrengthofeachcompetency.
3.Thefollowingisanexampleofhowtocreatetheprofilesheet
Example
0510152025
Initiative
SeesandActsonopportunities

Profile Graft
0510152025
Initiative
SeesandActsonopportunities
Persistence
Informationseeking
ConcernforhighQualityofwork
CommitmenttoWorkContract
EfficiencyOrientation
SystematicPlanning
ProblemSolving
Selfconfidence
Assertiveness
Persuasion
UseofinfluenceStrategies