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Survivors' Guide to the 21st Century Questionnaire

This questionnaire is designed to evaluate your ability to survive in the workplace of the new millennium. Tick the box that best represents your personal behaviour or attitude

 

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1. I actively involve others wherever possible in my work

2. I am very clear about my personal goals and ambitions

3. I have a wide network of associates who help me in my work

4. Secrecy and sarcasm are not in my nature

5. I am always prepared to admit my personal failings

6. I am adept at breaking down barriers and forging alliances

7. I value different opinions

8. I rarely go for quick fixes, preferring to explore alternatives fully

9. I like to keep abreast of new ideas

10. I always practice what I preach

11. Experimentation and risk taking are second nature to me

12. I prefer to make things happen rather than wait for it to happen

13. I commit myself fully to projects and rarely sit on the fence

14. I rarely make the same mistake twice

15. I frequently explore the ‘why’ as well as the ‘what’ and ‘how’

16. I actively support others to take responsibility

17. I do not dwell on problems

18. Flexibility is one of my great strengths

19. I never blame or shame others

20. I enjoy talking about learning

21. I am always receptive to new ideas

22. I always deliver what I promise

23. I actively manage my own learning

24. Insularity is not one of my weaknesses

Scoring

Place your score for each of the questionnaire statements in the appropriate box below, then add up the columns T, L and C. These columns each represent one of the three core survival attributes for the 21st. century. A maximum score for each column would be 48 points.

 

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Interpreting Scores:

T - this column measures the degree to which you are trusting and trustworthy
L - this column measures your appetite for learning and encouraging others to learn
C - this column measures your receptiveness to change

Scores:

144 - 120 - The world is your oyster in the 21st. Century
119 - 95 - You'll enjoy the fruits of your success in the 21st. Century
94 - 70 - You may pick up the occasional crumb in the 21st. Century
69 - 45 - You'll probably be in someone else's oyster in the 21st. Century!
less than 45 - Crumbs!!


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