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AESTHETIC: Desire for form, harmony, balance, or beauty.
INDIVIDUALISTIC: Desire for independence, visibility, rank, or power.
SOCIAL: Desire to help others or solve society’s problems.
THEORETICAL: Desire to learn for the sake of knowledge.
TRADITIONAL: Desire to live by a personal set of principles, standards, or beliefs.
UTILITARIAN: Desire for a return on investment of time, energy, or money.
DOMINANCE: Dom / “D” How you respond to problems.
- High D: Direct, blunt, results-oriented, OK with conflict, like challenge/competition
- Low D: Deliberate, thoughtful, prefer peaceful, collaborative settings
INFLUENCING: Inf / “I” How you respond to people.
- High I: Expressive, friendly, talkative, enthusiastic, like to be around people
- Low I: Reflective, observant, quiet-thinker, focused, reserved
STEADINESS: Ste / “S” How you respond to pace.
- High S: Loyal, patient, understanding/supportive of others, like consistency/planning
- Low S: Adaptable, flexible, active, spontaneous, impromptu, like variety
COMPLIANCE: Com / “C” How you respond to process.
- High C: Logical, cautious, attentive to details, like step-by-step processes
- Low C: Independent, efficient, big-picture thinker, risk-taker, innovative
ANALYTICAL PROBLEM SOLVING: Analyzing, diagnosing, and resolving problems.
CONFLICT MANAGEMENT: Addressing and resolving conflicts for positive outcomes.
CONTINUOUS LEARNING: Taking initiative in learning new concepts and methods.
CREATIVITY/INNOVATION: Ability to formulate new approaches, ideas, concepts, and methods.
DECISION MAKING: Utilizing effective processes to make decisions.
DIPLOMACY & TACT: Effectively handling difficult or sensitive situations concerning others.
EMPATHY: Identifying with and caring about others.
FLEXIBILITY: Ability to adapt to changes.
FUTURISTIC THINKING: Imagining, envisioning or predicting what has not yet been realized.
GOAL ORIENTATION: Focusing efforts on meeting a goal, mission or objective.
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Effectively communicating, building rapport, and relating well to all kinds of people.
LEADERSHIP: Achieving extraordinary results through people.
MANAGEMENT: Achieving excellent results through effective use of resources, processes, and people.
MENTORING/COACHING: Guiding and supporting the growth of others.
NEGOTIATION: Ability to bargain effectively and facilitate agreements.
PEOPLE ADVOCACY: Understanding, defending, and supporting other people’s needs and expectations.
PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY: Taking initiative and responsibility for personal actions.
PERSUASION: Ability to convince others to change the way they think, believe, or act.
PLANNING/ORGANIZING: Using orderly procedures to meet objectives.
PRESENTING: Communicating effectively to groups.
TEAMWORK: Working effectively and productively with others.
TIME AND PRIORITY MANAGEMENT: Ability to manage time and priorities, maintaining self-control.
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION: Writing clearly and getting thoughts across effectively.