Consider the following statements and choose the option that is most like you.

I can recognise and articulate my emotions as I experience them

I am known as a hot head who can fly off the handle when frustrated.

I enjoy setting realistic goals and review them regularly

When someone else is feeling excited, I tend to get excited too

I get a kick out of connecting disparate individuals from my network

I welcome constructive feedback from others as a way to improve

I struggle to soothe myself down when I’m angry or upset.

I prefer immediate or short-term gains to longer-term goal planning.

It upsets me to see someone being treated disrespectful

I dislike organising groups

I’m not always entirely clear on my own personal strengths and weaknesses

My negative emotions can linger, making it difficult to move on

I get personal satisfaction from doing something well, even when others don’t notice

I get a strong urge to help when I see someone who is upset

I avoid confrontation and back away from conflict situations

I prefer not to dwell on negative emotions; it’s better to put them out of mind and move on

Others describe me as being a calming influence in volatile situations

Where processes are concerned, I take an ‘if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it’ approach

I become irritated when I see someone cry

It takes me a long time to build rapport with a new colleague

I would hesitate to ask my boss for help in case they thought I was not up to the job

I say or do things when upset that I know I’ll regret later

The more concrete the target, the more determined I am to hit it.

I do not feel sympathy for people who cause their own serious illnesses

I see the value in getting to know individuals outside my immediate working environment