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1) I think of ways to help others who are suffering.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

2) I enjoy researching topics before drawing conclusions.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

3) I think people should say what they mean and mean what they say, though feelings may be hurt.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

4) I give at least 10% of my income to church, synagogue, assembly or helping agency. And I feel good about it.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

5) I enjoy encouraging others to grow emotionally and spiritually.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

6) I enjoy doing small tasks as needed without being asked.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

7) I like to take a project, break it down into components, then systematically organize a plan to complete it.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

8) I find it very difficult to correct others unless I am really convinced it will help them.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

9) I feel it is important to complete serious fact-finding before making a decision so as to be objective.
         Usually True
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         Rarely True

10) When situations are not right, I feel an urge to speak up in order to correct them.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

11) When I hear of someone in financial need, I think of what I can give to help them.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

12) I am an optimist, believing all things will turn out for good.
         Usually True
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         Rarely True

13) I would rather do a task myself than face a delay while others form a committee.
         Usually True
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         Rarely True

14) If no one is in charge of a project, I will volunteer to lead or organize it.
         Usually True
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         Rarely True

15) I can sense almost immediately whether a person is hurting or happy.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

16) It is important to organize my thoughts in a systematic way after I study or research.
         Usually True
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         Rarely True

17) I can discern deception, dishonesty and compromise in the motives and actions of others.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

18) I prefer to give financially amounts inspired by prayer rather than amounts suggested by others.
         Usually True
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         Rarely True

19) I have the ability to help others understand how trials and difficulties may become opportunities for spiritual growth.
         Usually True
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20) I would rather do a number of short-range tasks than do one long-range task taking a year or more.
         Usually True
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         Rarely True

21) I can see the finished picture of a project while others may see only the various pieces.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
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22) I will go to almost any length to avoid hurting others.
         Usually True
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23) I like a subject to be taught in a systematic, objective manner rather than by personal, subjective experiences.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

24) Injustice, dishonesty and unrighteousness force me to speak up, even though I may offend some.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

25) When I give a gift of any kind, I do not give much consideration to the sacrifice involved.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

26) I enjoy hearing the problems of others and I am able to share practical solutions.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

27) I find it difficult to say "no" when I see something practical I may do to help.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

28) I would rather train others to do routine tasks so I can be free to provide overall leadership.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

29) I like to speak kind, comforting words to others; I hurt when others speak harshly.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

30) I enjoy communicating truth and watching others' growth in knowledge in the long run.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

31) I desire to share insights that I believe can correct, encourage and comfort others.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

32) I enjoy entertaining in my home.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

33) I enjoy meeting regularly with a group to help the others grow emotionally and spiritually.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

34) I enjoy meeting needs in practical ways, like making and doing things with my hands.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

35) I make daily notes to remind me of goals, tasks and responsibilities I must fulfill.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

36) When others are hurting, I can feel for them to the point of becoming emotionally involved.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

37) I can explain difficult issues, especially after much thought and study.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

38) I can communicate my thoughts directly and frankly to my close associates, even though they may disagree.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

39) I think a person's mismanagement of finances is very wrong.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

40) I enjoy sharing things I have learned about dealing with personal and emotional problems.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

41) I enjoy helping others with routine tasks, even though the work may be menial.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

42) I feel comfortable delegating responsibilities to others and directing a plan through completion.
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

43) I am especially grateful to those who express tenderness and kindness.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

44) I enjoy researching the answers to difficulty questions.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

45) When I fail to live up to the standards that I know are important, I become very discouraged with myself.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

46) I enjoy giving quality material resources to worthy causes.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

47) I like to make truths more practical by illustrating them with personal examples.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

48) I need reassurance that what I do to assist others is helpful.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True
 

49) I am able to work under pressure and get the job done so long as I know my objectives and goals.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

50) I tend to be trusting and I look for the good qualities in others.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

51) The meaning of words and how people use them is important to me.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

52) I speak up about what I believe is right and wrong, regardless if others agree.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

53) I enjoy encouraging others to be more generous.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

54) I enjoy counseling others as long as they're willing to follow through on suggestions.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

55) I would rather give something I made than something I bought.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

56) I enjoy situations where I'm called on to lead.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

57) I like to be involved in alleviating suffering.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

58) If I'm unsure of the validity of a speech, I research the facts.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

59) I sense the needs of the world and am motivated to spend much time in prayer.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

60) I give anonymously when possible.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

61) I like to simplify complex issues into practical action steps.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

62) I am a NOW person. When I see a need, I want to meet it right away rather than wait for a more convenient time.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

63) I enjoy being responsible for the success of a group.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

64) I avoid leadership positions in which I will have to make decisions that may hurt others.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

65) I enjoy devoting much time to study and research topics of interest.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

66) When I share the truth with others, I need to see that it brings about the change that the Father desires.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

67) I would gladly lead a simpler lifestyle if it meant I could give more to others.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

68) I like to share the confidence that, in spite of outward circumstances, trials and setbacks, the Almighty always keeps his promises.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

69) When I hear of a need, I'm willing to volunteer to help.
         Usually True
         Sometimes True
         Seldom True
         Rarely True

70) I am willing to endure the misunderstanding and reaction of others when working on a project because I know the end result will validate the plan's wisdom.
         Usually True
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         Seldom True
         Rarely True

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Originally posted December 1, 2001.
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