Personality Traits Assessment



sonality Traits Assessment

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Emotional Intelligence Assessment
I am able to stand apart from my thoughts and feelings and examine them
My feelings are clear to me at any given moment
Emotions play an important part in my life
My moods impact the people around me
I find it easy to put words to my feelings
My moods are easily affected by external events
I can easily sense when I'm going to be angry
I readily tell others my true feelings
I find it easy to describe my feelings
Even when I'm upset, I'm aware of what's happening to me
I accept responsibility for my reactions
I find it easy to make goals and stick with them
I am an emotionally balanced person
I am a very patient person
I can accept critical comments from others without becoming angry
I maintain my composure, even during stressful times
If an issue does not effect me directly, I don't let it bother me
I can restrain myself when I feel anger towards someone
I control urges to overindulge in things that could damage my well being
I direct my energy into creative work or hobbies
Social Awareness
I consider the impact of my decisions on other people
I can tell easily if the people around me are becoming annoyed
When people's moods changes, I sense it
I am able to be supportive when giving bad news to others
I am generally able to understand the way other people feel
My friends can tell me intimate things about themselves
It is hard for me to see other people suffer
I usually know when to speak and when to be silent
I care what happens to other people
When people' s plans change, I understand
Relationship Management
I am able to show affection
My relationships are safe places for me

I find it easy to share my deep feelings with others
I am good at motivating others
I am a fairly cheerful person
It is easy for me to make friends
People tell me I am sociable and fun
I like helping people
Others can depend on me
I am able to talk someone down if they are very upset
Social Awareness
Relationship Management

This assessment is adapted from the Quick Emotional Intelligence Self-Assessment by Paul M .

1 = Almost Never. 3 = Almost Always. 4 = Alwa . 2 = Sometimes.Enter Your Score (0 = Never.


.elf-Assessment by Paul Mohapel. PhD.

2 = Sometimes. 3 = Almost Always. 4 = Always) .Your Score (0 = Never. 1 = Almost Never.

) Relationship Management is the proficiency in managing relationships and building networks. . and organizational commitment. a flow that comes with being immersed in an activity. or Empathy. Self-Management is the ability to control or redirect disruptive impulses and moods. While not measured here. and an ability to find common ground and build rapport. Self-Awareness depend on one's ability to monitor one's own emotion state and to correctly identify and name one's emotions. realistic self-assessment. sympathy. Hallmarks of self-awareness include self-confidence. Internal Motivation is a passion to work for internal reasons that go beyond money and status -which are external rewards. A skill in treating people according to their emotional reactions. or care or a wish to soften negative emotions or experiences in others. Hallmarks include expertise in building and retaining talent.such as an inner vision of what is important in life. empathy is often thought to include. Hallmarks include a strong drive to achieve. persuasiveness. Social Awareness. is the ability to understand the emotional makeup of other people. and a self-deprecating sense of humor. cross-cultural sensitivity. or lead to. and the propensity to suspend judgment and to think before acting. A propensity to pursue goals with energy and persistence. as well as their effect on others.Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Self-Awareness is the ability to recognize and understand personal moods and emotions and drives. and service to clients and customers. and expertise building and leading teams. Hallmarks include trustworthiness and integrity. (In an educational context. a joy in doing something. which implies concern. . optimism even in the face of failure. Hallmarks of Relationship Management include effectiveness in leading change. comfort with ambiguity. curiosity in learning. and openness to change.

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12. 14. Talk to a lot of different people at parties. 26. Am not interested in abstract ideas. 36. Seldom feel blue. Feel comfortable around people. 2. 21. Have a rich vocabulary. Am not interested in other people's problems. 3. 5. Have excellent ideas. 24. Sympathize with others' feelings. 37. 31. Get chores done right away. Am not really interested in others. 34. Pay attention to details. Don't like to draw attention to myself. 11. Leave my belongings around. Get stressed out easily. Have difficulty understanding abstract ideas. Have a vivid imagination. Worry about things. Keep in the background. Feel little concern for others. Take time out for others. Am the life of the party. Do not have a good imagination. 32. Insult people. Have a soft heart. Often forget to put things back in their proper place. Get upset easily. 8. Enter Your Score (1 = Strongly Di . 38. Am relaxed most of the time. Start conversations. 7. 19. 27. Am easily disturbed. 6. 23. 13.The Big Five Personality Test I… 1. Make a mess of things. Am always prepared. Shirk my duties. 35. 17. 15. Don't talk a lot. 4. 30. 16. Am interested in people. Change my mood a lot. 20. 9. 29. 22. 33. 28. Like order. Have little to say. Am quick to understand things. 10. 18. 25.

Feel others' emotions. Spend time reflecting on things.39. Follow a schedule. 41. Am full of ideas. Don't mind being the center of attention. Have frequent mood swings. Am quiet around strangers.ori. Make people feel at ease. 47. . 43. Use difficult words. Get irritated easily. 40. Often feel blue. Am exacting in my work. 49. Summary Extraversion Agreeableness Conscientiousness Neuroticism Openness to Experience This assessment is adapted from the Big Five Personality from ipip. 46. 48. 50. 44. 42.

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Openness to Experience (O) is the personality trait of seeking new ex The scale is from 0 to 40.Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Extraversion (E) is the personality trait of seeking fulfillment from so Agreeableness (A) reflects much individuals adjust their behavior to Conscientiousness (C) is the personality trait of being honest and har Neuroticism (N) is the personality trait of being emotional. where 0 is very low on the trait. and 40 is v .

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Low scorers tend t of being honest and hardworking. Low score ing emotional.eking fulfillment from sources outside the self or in community. Low scor w on the trait. ty trait of seeking new experience and intellectual pursuits. . High scorers are typically polite and like people. High scorers tend to be very social whi adjust their behavior to suit others. and 40 is very high on the trait. High scorers tend to follow rules and prefer clean homes. High scores may day dream a lot.


y dream a lot. Low scorers may be very down to earth. ple. . Low scorers may be messy and cheat others.d to be very social while low scorers prefer to work on their projects alone. lean homes. Low scorers tend to 'tell it like it is'.

. 15) I earn the respect and honors I receive. 10) Marriage is largely a gamble for most people. 14) I never try anything that I am not sure of. 9) The success I have is largely a matter of chance. 2) I need to be kept informed about news events.Locus of Control Test Enter Your Score (1 = True. 3) I never know where I stand with other people. 5) I think that I could easily win a lottery. 13) My life seems like a series of random events. 20) Other people usually control my life. 2 = Fals 1) I usually get what I want in life. 11) People must be the master of their own fate. PhD. Summary Incomplete This assessment is adapted from the Locus of Control test by Terry F Pettijohn. 18) Persistence and hard work usually lead to success. 8) People make a difference in controlling crime. 17) Leaders are successful when they work hard. 6) If I do not succeed on a task. 12) It is not important for me to vote. I tend to give up. 4) I do not really believe in luck or chance. 16) A person can get rich by taking risks. 19) It is difficult to know who my real friends are. 7) I usually convince others to do things my way.

er Your Score (1 = True. . 2 = False) Internal Locus of Control: A person believes they can control their life. External Locus of Control: A person believes that their decisions and life are controlled by environmental factors. or by chance or fate. PhD. which they cannot influence. Terry F Pettijohn.

Sorensen Low Self-Esteem (LSE) Test I generally feel anxious in new social situations where I may not know what is expected of me I find it difficult to hear criticism about myself I fear being made to look like a fool I tend to magnify my mistakes and minimize my successes I am very critical of myself and others I have periods in which I feel devastated and/or depressed I am anxious and fearful much of the time When someone mistreats me I think that I must have done something to deserve it I have difficulty knowing who to trust and when to trust I often feel like I don't know the right thing to do or say I am very concerned about my appearance I am easily embarrassed I think others are very focused on--and critical of--what I say and do I fear making a mistake which others might see I often feel depressed about things I've said and done. or things I failed to say or do I have avoided making changes in my life because I was fearful of making a mistake or failing I often get defensive and strike back when I perceive I am being criticized I have not accomplished what I am capable of due to fear and avoidance I tend to let fear and anxiety control many of my decisions I tend to think negatively much of the time I have found it difficult to perform adequately or without embarrassment in a physical relationship I'm one of the following: The person who reveals too much personal information about myself or the person who seldom reveals personal information I often get so anxious that I don't know what to say I often procrastinate I try to avoid conflict and confrontation I've been told I'm too sensitive. I felt inferior or inadequate as a child I tend to think that I have higher standards than others I often feel like I don't know what is expected of me .

poor concentration. sweating. disapproval.I often compare myself to others I frequently think negative thoughts about myself and others I often feel that others mistreat me and or take advantage of me At night I frequently review my day and analyze what I did and what others did I often make decisions based on what would please others rather than me I often think that others don't respect me I often refrain from sharing my opinions. blushing. needing to look perfect and to do things perfectly I feel too embarrassed to eat out alone or to attend movies and other activities by myself I often find myself angry or hurt by the behavior and words of others At times I get so anxious or upset that I experience most of the following: heart racing or pounding. my ideas. tearfulness. nausea or diarrhea. butterflies. difficulty swallowing or lump in my throat. I am very fearful of criticism. and my feelings in groups I sometimes lie when I feel that the truth would result in criticism or rejection I'm fearful that I will say or do something that will make me look stupid or incompetent I do not set goals for the future I am easily discouraged I am not very aware of my feelings I grew up in a dysfunctional home I think life is harder for me than for most other people I often avoid situations where I think I will be uncomfortable I tend to be a perfectionist. dizziness. shaking. or rejection I rely on the opinion of others to make decisions Summary Score .

.D. Sorensen. Ph.This assessment is adapted from the Sorensen Self-Esteem Test by Marilyn J.

Enter Your Score (1 = True. 2 = False) .

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D. an unhealthy view. It does measure how you view yourself.It is important to realize that your score on this questionnaire is not a measure of your quality as a person. . If you have a healthy view of yourself. Ph. Taking action to lower your score is always possible. Sorensen. Test by Marilyn J. it will be high. your score will be low.

I like being in charge of things and people 6. how the work is progressing 8. It is important to me to get people to agree with my ideas 12. I tend to achieve my goals 11. It is important to me to be liked by other people 7. I am not afraid of disagreement 9. When I am working. One of my important objectives is to get more control over events around me 15. I work very hard to continually improve my work performance 2. I typically set realistic goals. I let them know it. I enjoy spending my leisure time with them 10. I would rather work with other people than work alone Summary Your highest need(s This assessment is adapted from McClelland's Needs Assessment from the Journal of Vocatio . I enjoy difficult challenges. I enjoy belonging to clubs. I like to take on the hard jobs 5. I like to know how I am doing. Many of my co-workers are also my friends. I enjoy competition. I enjoy being a sports and other things I do 3. I often chat with fellow employees about non-work matters 4. At work. groups and other organizations 13.The Three Needs Assessment 1. When working. If I disagree with someone. I enjoy the satisfaction of successfully completing a difficult job 14. I like to win .

2 = Disagree. 5 = Strongly Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Vocational Behavior.Enter Your Score (1 = Strongly Disagree. 4 = Agree. Achievement Power Affiliation . 3 = Neutral.

5 = Strongly Agree) . 4 = Agree.utral.

“Wha according to what matters most to you. After you've finished prioritizing your Instrumenta Errors Rank Errors Rank . 18 ma of a “guiding principle” is each value in your life? Don't worry about how you believe you themselves. or how they might prioritize it for you. When you're finished arranging your Terminal Va Instrumental Values blocks. Your task is to put each value in a priority order . “What is most important to you about the way you go about a according to what matters most to you. Start with the Terminal Value blocks. you should have a fairly accurate picture of how you really feel about what To help you with this exercise. you may want to print the Terminal and Instrumental Value below) that you can cut into individual blocks.1 matters most. Instru terminal values.Rokeach Terminal and Instrumental Values Terminal values are “end result” values describing what you want to get out of life. Prioritize the lists according to the wa sets of values.

This assessment is adapted from the Rokeach Value Survey by social psychologist Milton Rok .

aspiring) Broad-minded (open-minded) Capable (competent. copy the results below. “What is it you want most out of life?” Arra ers most to you. you may want to print the Terminal and Instrumental Values on separate pieces of paper (from t into individual blocks. Prioritize the lists according to the way things are for you. Start with the Terminal Value blocks. or how othe y might prioritize it for you.and Instrumental Values d result” values describing what you want to get out of life.1 matters most. active life) A sense of accomplishment (lasting contribution) A world at peace (free of war and conflict) A world of beauty (beauty of nature and the arts) Equality (brotherhood. equal opportunity for all) Family security (taking care of loved ones) Freedom (independence. effective) Loyal (faithful to friends or the group) Clean (neat. Instrumental values are the ways you seek ask is to put each value in a priority order . After you've finished prioritizing your Instrumental Values. 18 matters least – for how each value matt is each value in your life? Don't worry about how you believe you should prioritize the list. When you're finished arranging your Terminal Values. free choice) Health/Happiness (physical and mental well-being) Inner harmony (freedom from inner conflict) Mature love (sexual and spiritual intimacy) National security (protection from attack) Pleasure (an enjoyable. admiration) True friendship (close companionship) Wisdom (a mature understanding of life) Instrumental Values Ambitious (hardworking. Do the cks. eternal life) Self-respect (self-esteem) Social recognition (respect. leisurely life) Salvation (saved. “What is most important to you about the way you go about achieving your Terminal values?” Aga ers most to you. transcribe them below. Terminal Values A comfortable life (a prosperous life) An exciting life (a stimulating. tidy) Courageous (standing up for your beliefs) Forgiving (willing to pardon others) Helpful (working for the welfare of others) . When you've fin ld have a fairly accurate picture of how you really feel about what’s important in your life. ercise.

well-mannered) Responsible (dependable. reliable) Self-controlled (restrained. truthful) Imaginative (daring. self-sufficient) Intellectual (intelligent. creative) Independent (self-reliant. tender) Obedient (dutiful.Honest (sincere. reflective) Logical (consistent. self-disciplined) d from the Rokeach Value Survey by social psychologist Milton Rokeach. rational) Loving (affectionate. respectful) Polite (courteous. .

Do the same thing with the ur Terminal values?” Again. When you've finished ranking both in your life. . e pieces of paper (from the Values_Print tab ant most out of life?” Arrange the blocks e results below. or how others might prioritize it for for are the ways you seek to accomplish your for how each value matters to you: how much itize the list. arrange the blocks nscribe them below.


leisurely life (T) Inner Harmony Salvation eedom from inner conflict (T) saved.A Comfortable Life Social Recognition Equality True Friendship a prosperous life (T) respect and admiration (T) brotherhood and equal opportunity for all (T) close companionship (T) An Exciting Life Wisdom a stimulating. eternal life (T) Mature Love Self-Respect National Security A Sense of Accomplishment sexual and spiritual intimacy (T) self-esteem (T) protection from attack (T) a lasting contribution (T) Page 2 . active life (T) a mature understanding of life (T) Family Security A World at Peace taking care of loved ones (T) a world free of war and conflict (T) Freedom A World of Beauty independence and free choice (T) beauty of nature and the arts (T) Health Pleasure physical and mental wellbeing (T) an enjoyable.

effective (I) consistent. respectful (I) Helpful Polite working for the welfare of others (I) courteous and wellmannered (I) Honest Responsible sincere and truthful (I) dependable and reliable (I) Imaginative Self-controlled daring and creative (I) restrained. self-disciplined (I) Page 3 .Ambitious Independent hardworking and aspiring (I) self-reliant. self-sufficient (I) open-minded (I) intelligent and reflective (I) Capable Logical Broad-minded Intellectual competent. rational (I) Clean Loving neat and tidy (I) affectionate and tender (I) Courageous Loyal anding up for your beliefs (I) Forgiving faithful to friends or the group (I) Obedient willing to pardon others (I) dutiful.

Type your name here . as a University of Colorado at Boulder student. I have neither given nor received unauthorized assistance on this work.Personality Results Report for Type your name here Printed: 22 September 2016 Emotional Intelligence Score Self-Awareness Self-Management Social Awareness Relationship Management Big Five Inventory Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Score Extraversion Agreeableness Conscientiousness Neuroticism Openness to Experience Locus of Control Score Incomplete Low Self Esteem Score Incomplete Three Needs Very Low to Very High Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Score Your highest need(s) Achievement Power Affiliation Values Incomplete Incomplete Incomplete Terminal Values Incomplete Your Incomplete Your Incomplete Your Instrumental Values Incomplete Your Incomplete Your Incomplete Your #1 priority #2 priority #3 priority #1 priority #2 priority #3 priority Honor Code On my honor.