Use our Self Development Survey to gain real insights and clear actions tailored to you.
Are you looking for a way to work on your strengths without the need for a coach or formal training session? The McQuaig Self Development Survey is a stand-alone development plan which measures your natural behaviours, focuses on strengths, and creates an action plan.
The McQuaig Self Development Survey uses a thoroughly validated psychometric instrument to measure a core part of your personality – temperament. Temperament is the manner in which a person naturally prefers to behave inside, and outside, work.
Complete these 2 steps:
- Take a pen and write your name.
- Now, swap hands and write your name again.
Writing with your dominant hand feels natural, right? It should. It is what you’ve done all your life and you are good at it. When you switched to your non-dominant hand what happened? You could write your name, but it didn’t feel natural. You had to concentrate and try very hard, and the result wasn’t as good.
The McQuaig Self Development Survey helps you identify what you are naturally good at – your strengths. If you focus on your strengths (just like your dominant hand), it will feel easier. If you focus on your limitations, it will feel like writing with your non-dominant hand. You can do it, but it takes more time and won’t give you the same satisfaction.
The McQuaig Self Development Survey creates a simple Action Plan you can work through. It provides a chart for you to select strengths which are critical to your success and that you want to optimise to improve your performance.
Here is an example:
Suppose your Strength is ”FOCUSING ON PEOPLE” and your Action Item is…
“Build bridges. Use your networking ability to raise the profile of your team. Reach out and build a network of partners with whom you can cultivate mutually beneficial relationships.”
Your own Action Item might translate into…
“Set-up monthly, informal meetings with our outside service team to get a better
understanding of their challenges.”
Your Desired Outcome might be…
“Twelve well-attended meetings in the next year. Greater team spirit among the outside team with policy changes to address challenges.”
Use the McQuaig Self Development Survey to find out what motivates you. You can also attend Effective You!, our training course that will walk you through your own personally tailored Self Development Survey.
Contact us on 0203 111 9292 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how the McQuaig Self Development Survey could work for you.
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