How Good Are Your Leadership Skills?

For each statement, click the button in the column that best describes you. Please answer questions as you actually are (rather than how you think you should be), and don't worry if some questions seem to score "in the wrong direction." When you are finished, please click the "View Total" button at the bottom of the test.

Score Scale:
Not at all =1      Rarely =2      Sometimes=3      Often=4      Very Often=5

1. When assigning tasks, I consider people's skills and interests.

2. I doubt myself and my ability to succeed.

3. I expect nothing less than top-notch results from people.

4. I expect my people to work harder than I do.

5. When someone is upset, I try to understand how he or she is feeling.

6. When circumstances change, I can struggle to know what to do.

7. I think that personal feelings shouldn't be allowed to get in the way of performance and productivity.

8. I am highly motivated because I know I have what it takes to be successful.

9. Time spent worrying about team morale is time that's wasted.

10. I get upset and worried quite often in the workplace.

11. My actions show people what I want from them.

12. When working with a team, I encourage everyone to work toward the same overall objectives.

13. I make exceptions to my rules and expectations. It's easier than being the enforcer all the time!

14. I enjoy planning for the future.

15. I feel threatened when someone criticizes me.

16. I make time to learn what people need from me, so that they can be successful.

17. I’m optimistic about life, and I can see beyond temporary setbacks and problems.

18. I think that teams perform best when individuals keep doing the same tasks and perfecting them, instead of learning new skills and challenging themselves.