Jungle Motives



QUIZ INSTRUCTIONS

As you take the assessment, be sure to answer the questions truthfully. There are no "right" or "wrong" answers so don't answer how you want to be but how you really are now.  If you're not sure on one question, skip it and come back to it, but be sure to answer every question. You can also get feedback from others who you feel really know you (such as a spouse, parents, family, or close friends).
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1) What do you feel really drives you:

 A- Enjoying life
 B- Having balance in my life
 C- Being in control
 D- Pleasing others

2) When I am faced with a difficult decision, I:

 A- Analyze logically and make a decision and don't look back
 B- Quickly make the decision that feels right (gut reaction)
 C- Take time to reflect logically and make a decision
 D- Labor over the implications and wonder if I made the right choice

3) When choosing a career, I:

 A- Chose a career that would be fun and provide me the flexibility to "be me"
 B- Chose a career that would provide me a good living and give me a chance for advancement
 C- Chose a career that would enable me to do things on my terms without pressure
 D- Chose a career that would help others and people would be proud of me

4) The thing that brings me the most satisfaction in life is:

 A- Having a good time with friends, hobbies, or sports
 B- Having time to think and work without people bothering me
 C- Getting things done and being productive
 D- Helping others and making people happy

5) I consider some of my strengths to be:

 A- Creativity, even-tempered, thoughtful, kind
 B- Optimism, flexibility, spontaneity, playful
 C- Leadership, vision, driven, logical
 D- Relationships, getting things right, caring, intuitive

6) When I have failure or set-backs in life, I:

 A- Feel upset, but keep it to myself
 B- Wonder "why me" and dwell on what I could have done better
 C- Shrug it off and say "it's no big deal", everything will work out in the end
 D- Use the failure to learn and vow to not let it happen again

7) In my relationships, I look for:

 A- Someone who will accept me and give me space to be myself
 B- Someone who enjoys the same things I do and wants to have fun
 C- Someone who looks to me for strength and protection
 D- Someone who understands me and will tell me anything

8) People most likely admire me because I:

 A- Am very creative and think of new ways to get things done
 B- Have a great personality, am fun to be around, and enjoy what I do
 C- Am a good team player and pay attention to detail
 D- Am productive, efficient, and am a self starter

9) In school, I was most likely to:

 A- Go unnoticed but have a few close friends
 B- Be at the top of my class and excelling at everything I did
 C- Be popular and liked but not get the best grades
 D- Have a lot of friends and get good grades

10) People like being around me because I:

 A- Am intelligent and know what I'm doing and where I'm going
 B- Care about others and show empathy for their problems
 C- Am optimistic and know how to have fun
 D- Am a good listener and am always kind to everyone

11) When I am under pressure and feel stress I:

 A- Talk through the situation with others to come up with solutions
 B- Don't worry about it, it will pass and the situation will improve soon
 C- Logically analyze the problem and work through the situation to fix whatever needs fixing
 D- Withdraw to where I feel comfortable and hope the situation will pass

12) People admire my ability to:

 A- Quietly go about my work without others having to direct my work
 B- Get things done and achieve my goals
 C- Do things the "right way" and live by my "moral compass"
 D- See things as the glass as "half-full" and that I can get through anything with support

13) If I had unlimited wealth, I would:

 A- Buy fun clothes, fast cars, and travel the world!
 B- Find quiet time to pursue what I like to do
 C- Find activities that would challenge me and keep me occupied and moving forward
 D- Serve others and be involved in anthropological efforts to give back to the community

14) In my free time, I am most likely to:

 A- Find something I enjoy doing like going to a movie or party or be involved in sports
 B- Be involved in some challenging activity or something that pushes my limits
 C- Rest and relax without someone in my face or without expectations
 D- Seek out friends and family or others to spend time with

15) When challenged, I find personal strength through:

 A- Sharing my challenges with others who can empathize and help me through
 B- Knowing I have the ability to conquer any challenge
 C- Quiet reflection and in my personal ingenuity
 D- Getting busy doing what I like and not focusing on the problems

16) As a team member, I am:

 A- Admired because I take charge and have a clear vision of where we need to go
 B- Fun to work with and always have an optimistic attitude about getting things done
 C- A good worker because I don't get caught up in the team dynamics, but quietly get my work done
 D- Liked because I am concerned with how the team works together

17) If in a leadership position, I:

 A- Take time to think things through and look for solutions others may not have considered
 B- Consider people's feelings so everyone is happy with the outcome
 C- Would be flexible and make whatever course adjustments are necessary along the way
 D- Know exactly what needs to get done and will do anything to accomplish my objective

18) As a competitor, I:

 A- Will do my best to win at all times (I hate losing!)
 B- Have fun and enjoy the competition whether I win or lose
 C- Compete against myself trying to improve my own performance
 D- Get upset or depressed and commit to do better next time

19) When someone crosses me and I am faced with confrontation, I:

 A- Ignore that person and get busy working with something/someone else
 B- Go away and silently work through my own pain
 C- Will confront the person back and tell them why they are wrong
 D- Am hurt and look for ways to get back at them

20) I am most noted for my ability to:

 A- Get things done quickly and keeping everyone happy
 B- Get things right while considering all my options
 C- Get things done efficiently and stick to the mission
 D- Get things done without fanfare or causing problems

21) I look at goal setting as:

 A- Not a fun activity since I would rather live my life spontaneously and go with the flow
 B- A sometimes meaningless task that gets in the way of getting real work done
 C- Something I should do, but only if I have specific things I want to achieve or get done
 D- A necessary part of life; without goals, life would be meaningless

22) Other people would consider me a:

 A- Very disorganized person where I loose things and can.t find them again easily
 B- Pretty organized person who has a hard time getting rid of things I might not need
 C- Somewhat organized person who gets rid of things I may not need
 D- Very organized person who has a place for everything and saves anything I might need

23) In regards to money matters, I:

 A- Love spending money, especially on things that make me look good
 B- Am more apt to spend money on others
 C- Save money and consider future implications of spending
 D- Work hard to make good money and spend it on things I want

24) As a child, I was:

 A- Loyal to my family and friends but prone to get moody
 B- Carefree, positive, and fun-loving with lots of friends but sometimes distracted
 C- Quiet, thoughtful, and enjoyed time by myself but sometimes daydreamed
 D- Driven, always involved in activities but sometimes impatient

25) Other people might consider me:

 A- Slow to make decisions and not pushing hard enough
 B- Not focused, flighty, and not logical enough
 C- Hard to please because I'm a perfectionist (there's a right way to do things)
 D- Difficult to work with because I'm logical and may not consider everyone's feelings

26) What motivates you to get out of bed in the morning:

 A- My responsibilities and connecting with the people around me
 B- The excitement of doing new things and just living life
 C- The personal satisfaction of doing things well
 D- Getting things done and moving ahead in life

27) I don't like it when people:

 A- Are rigid and feel like they have to do things the same way all the time
 B- Don't consider how their actions will affect other people
 C- Are unkind to me or others and pressure me to act before I'm ready
 D- Are slow to make decisions and whine about everything

28) Why do you excel at work, school, or play:

 A- Because I enjoy what I do and make activities fun for others
 B- Because I am intelligent, creative and I can contribute great things
 C- Because I want to please others and do everything perfect
 D- Because I have a clear vision of where I'm going

29) I feel most frustrated when:

 A- I have to do things a certain way (even when they don't make sense)
 B- People are upset at me or colleagues
 C- I am forced to make quick decisions without input from others
 D- Don't have time to do the things I enjoy

Please answer the following statements on a scale of 1 to 5 with:
Strongly Disagree, Somewhat Disagree, Neither Agree or Disagree, Somewhat Agree, Strongly Agree

30) I am rigid in following patterns in my life:

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

31) I live life to the fullest:

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

32) I love the outdoors, to hike, bike, and do physical things :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

33) I love to play team sports :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

34) I am likely to think outside the box and do things differently :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

35) I am efficient in getting tasks done :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

36) I manage interruptions effectively :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

37) My life goes better when everything is in order :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

38) There is a right way and a wrong way to do every task :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

39) Excelling in all aspects of life is what's most important:

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

40) I don't like to be tied down but like to be free to go where I want when I want :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

41) I love physical contact and to be close to those I love :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

42) I need to be around others in order to feel fulfilled :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

43) I collect a lot of stuff and have a hard time getting rid of anything :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

44) I am often spontaneous and unpredictable :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

45) I like to daydream :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

46) I enjoy being the center of attention :

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

47) I don't mind sharing intimate details of my life with others:

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

48) If I am wronged by someone, I don't hesitate to tell them their mistake:

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

49) I will apologize to someone even if I know I was right and they are wrong to preserve the relationship:

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

50) I have strong opinions on almost everything:

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree

51) I am very sensitive to not let things in my life get out of balance:

 1- Strongly Disagree
 2- Somewhat Disagree
 3- Neither Agree or Disagree
 4- Somewhat Agree
 5- Strongly Agree