It’s important to understand how your behavior can either propel you toward your goals or hold you back from being your best. Read the following statements and determine how often each statement applies to you.
Never = 0, Rarely = 1, Sometimes = 2, Frequently = 3, Always = 4
1. I have difficulty setting boundaries but then feel resentful toward people who take up my time and energy.
2. I change my behavior based on what I think other people want to see.
3. I prefer to avoid conflict, rather than address a problem directly.
4. When I set goals for myself I struggle to turn my intentions into action.
5. I find it hard to give up some of my bad habits because I keep falling back on my old ways.
6. Sometimes I say, “I’ll never do that again,” only to find myself doing the same things over and over.
7. I’d rather show off the skills I already have rather than learn new ones.
8. I avoid facing the fears that could help me achieve my goals.
9. If I fail at something, I don’t try again.
10. I spend more energy on making excuses for my mistakes, rather than learning from them.
0-10 – Your behavior is productive overall. However, there may be certain situations that prevent you from performing at your peak.
11-20 – You may have a few unproductive behaviors that are holding you back.
21-30 – You have plenty of room for growth. Learning how to perform at your peak could help you take big strides toward reaching your greatest potential.
31-40 – You could benefit from learning strategies to change your behavior.