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Motivational Gifts Inventory
33 statements to evaluate
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Instructions:  Choose the most appropriate radio button for each statement.  Be completely honest and discriminating There are no right or wrong choices, only honest choices.  Think about what you actually DO rather than what you think is right.

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When you have completed the inventory, click the button at the bottom to email your answers to the survey analyst.    

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1) I have a keen ability to discern the characteristics and motivations of others.
         Almost always
         Most of the time
         Occasionally
         Seldom
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2) I detect the immediate needs of others and am quick to do whatever I can to meet them.
         Almost always
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         Seldom
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3) I am able to explain complicated processes or concepts and enjoy doing so.
         Almost always
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         Seldom
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4) I encourage others. I get a positive response that makes me feel good.
         Almost always
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         Occasionally
         Seldom
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5) I like to give my time and money to good causes; doing so makes me feel special.
         Almost always
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         Occasionally
         Seldom
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6) It's easy for me to identify resources and delegate people, because I can see the big picture.
         Almost always
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         Occasionally
         Seldom
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7) I am easily wounded; maybe that's why it's hard to be firm.
         Almost always
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         Seldom
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8) I am very direct, frank and persuasive when speaking.
         Almost always
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         Seldom
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9) I can readily recall the needs, likes and dislikes of others, even casual acquaintances.
         Almost always
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         Seldom
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10) I spend considerable time in research and meditation, and have attained wisdom from my effort.
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         Seldom
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11) People often come to me for encouragement or advice.
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12) When I give to a worthy cause, I want to feel like a part of it and follow up.
         Almost always
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         Seldom
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13) I don't mind criticism because I get the job done.
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         Seldom
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14) I feel deep empathy for the  hurting; I just somehow seem to know.
         Almost always
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         Seldom
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15) Important choices are black and white, right or wrong, without much gray area.
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         Seldom
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16) If there's nothing for me to do for the flock, I'll find something productive.
         Almost always
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         Seldom
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17) I enjoy analyzing texts, considering their historical and social context.
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         Seldom
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18) I see most people in the light of their potential and offer words of encouragement.
         Almost always
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         Seldom
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19) I give money and I don't want others to know.
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         Seldom
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20) I gravitate to the leadership position. People naturally look to me.
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         Seldom
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21) I go out of my way to visit the sick or lonely, and feel terribly sorry them.
         Almost always
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         Seldom
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22) I speak frankly; others incorrectly think me to be  judgmental.
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         Seldom
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23) I get the things done that most other don't even notice.
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         Seldom
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24) I enjoy explaining the details of a text, device or concept.
         Almost always
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         Seldom
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25) I enjoy conferences, study groups, share and care opportunities.  I am an encourager!
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         Seldom
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26) I see the needs that go unnoticed by others and personally meet them.
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         Seldom
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27) As project leader, I feel that our goals must be achieved even though feelings may be bruised.
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         Seldom
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28) I overlook faults, even sins, if it means keeping harmony in the group.
         Almost always
         Most of the time
         Occasionally
         Seldom
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29) Others consider me to be an optimist.
         Agree
         Disagree

30) I consider myself to be optimistic.
         Agree
         Disagree

31) Optional: I am
         Male
         Female

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