9KEY
Nine Key Personality Profiler v 1.1 1/15/05
Eighty-one statements to evaluate.
1992 Jackson H. Snyder
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Answer each statement relative to how it applies to you the majority of the time in the past, not based on how you would like to be in the future.

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1) I have a much stronger ability to take charge and get things done than most.
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2) I have often felt that there is something unique or special about me that sets me apart.
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3) I have been a strong advocate for the things I believed to be right.
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4) I've been a very easy person to get along with and undemanding of others.
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5) I have tended to maintain a broad variety of options in my life to make sure that I could have as many different, interesting and exciting experiences as possible.
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6) I feel more comfortable and secure with the 'tried and tested.' I prefer not to experiment with new situations that might require me to make a lot of changes.
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7) I have usually felt best about myself when I have been involved in helping others.
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8) People with whom I've worked in the past would probably describe me as being quite competitive and achievement-oriented.
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9) It has been important for me to have private time to myself to analyze and think about the significant issues and people in my life.
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10) I can be pretty aggressive about going after what I want or think I have coming to me.
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11) I have often felt that my life was like a play or movie in which I was playing both the main character and the audience.
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12) Doing things correctly is important to me and I believe that those whom I have worked for would say that they could trust me to do things the right way.
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13) I have not usually been the one to initiate things; I usually go along with what others want me to do.
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14) I have had a tendency to be much more optimistic about things than most others.
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15) Stability and security have been important to me and I have been willing to make sacrifices that were necessary to create more security in my life.
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16) I have enjoyed assisting others, and I have usually been willing to do whatever was necessary to assist someone needing my help.
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17) I can make the right impression on others when I need to; and this ability has played an important part in my achievements.
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18) When others have asked me how I "felt" about something personal, my tendency has been to share what I "thought" rather than my feelings with them.
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19) I am able to make quick decisions and tend to take action with the confidence that I can handle any situations that come up.
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20) I believe that I have a much deeper level of sensitivity, and tend to feel things much more emotionally and deeply, than most people.
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21) I have had a tendency to have high expectations and to be pretty judgmental of both myself and others in the past.
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22) I tend to avoid confrontations; I've been willing to give in to the viewpoints and opinions of others when it was necessary to maintain peace and harmony.
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23) There have been many times when I have gotten myself involved doing more interesting activities as a way to avoid having to think about or handle my problems.
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24) Even in situations where it seems that I have performed well, and people have acknowledged me, I have often doubted my own capabilities.
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25) There have been many times when I have sacrificed my own personal needs in order to help or do things for others.
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26) My ability to project an enthusiastic image and "I can do it" energy has been a major asset in furthering my career in the past.
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27) Having to be in direct contact with many people tends to drain my energy and it has been important for me to have some time alone afterwards to re-energize myself.
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28) When confronted with tough situations I've usually reacted with a show of strong self-confidence.
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29) I would say that I tend to be much more sensitive and in touch with my emotions than most other people.
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30) Getting things right is important; I tend to stick with a task until it's done right, no matter how long it takes.
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31) I have to admit that I'm not what most people would call a "high energy" type of person; I'm pretty easy going about most things.
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32) It's real easy for me to get enthusiastic about "new" things; I'm pretty good at being able to juggle several things or projects at the same time.
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33) I've had a tendency to worry about things and I have been somewhat cautious and careful in handling my responsibilities.
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34) People are important to me and I make a special effort to show my consideration of other people's feelings.
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35) I have felt the most successful when I have worked hard toward accomplishing my goals.
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36) When I've been involved in an argument, or been under pressure, my tendency has been to go into my "thinking-analyzing" mode and to be detached from my emotions.
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37) I have a fairly strong personality and I have tended to try to be in control of the situations and relationships that I have been involved in.
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38) I have often thought of myself as being quite talented and somewhat special; then at other times I have felt that there was something deficient and inferior about me.
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39) I set high standards for myself; I have often re-done my work when I haven't felt it was up to my standards.
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40) I try hard to minimize conflict and tension in my life; as a result I have probably been overly accommodating in many situations.
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41) I seem to do a lot more fun things, and get a lot more enjoyment out of life, than most people.
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42) I seem to have a stronger sense of danger and possible threatening circumstances than most others, and I tend to be somewhat suspicious of the motives of people until I get to know them.
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43) I think of myself as a "people" oriented person; I enjoy sharing myself and showing my caring for others.
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44) It has been very important that I be recognized and acknowledged for my successful accomplishments.
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45) It's important for me to be able to see the "big picture" and to analyze and understand the structure and patterns of the situations that I'm involved in.
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46) I tend to be decisive and most people would say that I know how to get things done.
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47) I'm a fairly sensitive person and my experience is that I tend to feel much more deeply and emotionally about things compared to most other people.
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48) To be truthful, I think that things need to be done correctly; and I consider myself to be a pretty exacting and self-disciplined person.
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49) I have had a tendency to avoid handling little problems until they become big problems and I was forced to take some action on them.
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50) I need to experience activity in my life; it's been important for me to be able to do the things and go to the places I've wanted.
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51) When it has been necessary for me to make important decisions in the past, I've tended to follow the direction given by others.
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52) I accept others easily at face value and have usually been sympathetic to what they have told me about themselves.
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53) Although I've been fairly good at working with and motivating people, I have to admit that I've been much more "success" and "goal" oriented than "people" oriented.
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54) Sharing my feelings with others tends to be uncomfortable for me; it has been much easier for me to share my thoughts or knowledge rather than my feelings.
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55) I think of myself as a pretty strong person and I tend not to show any weakness to others, not even with my family or those who are close to me.
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56) It has been very important that I be allowed to be who I truly am and to be able to express myself authentically, especially in my personal relationships.
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57) I have usually been the first to correct my own mistakes, and I think that others should be conscientious about correcting their mistakes as well.
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58) Establishing and sticking to priorities has been difficult for me. I can get easily distracted as I tend to do what I like and am comfortable with, rather than what is important.
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59) I like to keep my life in motion. I've done my best to make sure that there were plenty of things to do to keep me active.
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60) There have been many times in the past when I have worried about what other people thought and expected of me.
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61) I've had a strong drive to be able to help people and my ability to assist others has come naturally to me.
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62) The possibility of failure has been difficult for me to accept and, as a result, there have been a number of times when I've done a pretty good job of turning what looked like a setback into a success.
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63) I prefer to analyze and work things out in my mind first, before communicating my ideas or conclusions to others.
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64) I have tended to be assertive and self-confident when confronting challenges and difficult situations.
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65) I'm especially attracted to people who understand my uniqueness, and who make me feel special.
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66) Most people would say that I have been a very efficient if not exacting person in carrying out my responsibilities.
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67) I like to think that I live by the motto "live and let live," and I think that most people would say that I'm a pretty calm and easy going kind of person to be around.
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68) I have always had lots of plans and dreams to do many enjoyable and exciting things in my life.
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69) I've not been a big risk taker in the important areas of my life. I have to admit that I've felt more secure working in a job or occupation where guidelines and expectations have been well defined.
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70) I enjoy showing others that I am very interested in them and their welfare, even people I have just met for the first time.
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71) Being able to make a good impression on others has been important to me; on many occasions it has been necessary for me to "sell" myself to achieve my goals.
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72) Having time alone with myself and being able to spend time thinking about the various people and situations in my life has been important to me.
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73) I tend to be pretty direct with people; it is more important that people respect me than like me.
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74) I don't like being criticized and I have to admit that critical or negative remarks from others have often pierced me deeply and bothered me for hours and sometimes days afterward.
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75) I have strong viewpoints and opinions and it has been important to me to know that I was right or accurate about things. 
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76) Having harmonious relations with others, both at work as well as in my home, has been important to me.
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77) I consider myself to be an optimist; more than most others, I can usually see the better sides of people and situations.
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78) There have been a number of times when I've had a thought or feeling that something bad or negative was going to happen to me or someone close to me.
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79) I have frequently complimented people as a way of giving them my support and showing them that I care for them.
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80) I have to admit that my achievements and successes have played an important part in the way that I see myself.
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81) When I have been in situations where emotions were involved, I've had a tendency to separate myself from my feelings until after I've had time to think about the situation.
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82)  Please enter your PRIMARY motivational grace if you know it.
         Prophecy
         Ministry/Serving
         Teaching
         Encouraging/Exhortation
         Giving/Sharing
         Administrating
         Mercy/Caring

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