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ARE YOU A BORN LEADER?

1. Among your friends, which one are you:

a. The funny one.

b. The geeky one.

c. The leader.

2. If your teacher/boss gives you a really difficult task, you:

a. Stress out, but say nothing.

b. Groan, but decide to give it your best shot.

c. Go for it - you're always up for a challenge.

3. Change is . . .

a. An opportunity to make things happen.

b. Something other people do.

c. Scary - you hope it doesn't hurt.

4. How important is status to you?

a. Not very - you just go with the flow.

b. Quite important, you don't like to be left out of things.

c. Very - you've got to be at the top.

5. How to you respond to criticism?

a. Think about how you could change for the better.

b. Listen and then shrug your shoulders - you can't impress everyone.

c. Cry and then get angry.

6. If you've got a big problem, how do you tackle it?

a. Ask your friends what to do.

b. Think of a possible solution and talk it over with others.

c. Ignore it - it'll probably go away.

7. What is EQ?

a. Something girls do.

b. A way of understanding others.

c. A way of working out what your teacher/boss wants you to do.

8. Problems are best solved:

a. Quietly by yourself.

b. By brainstorming - a team effort.

c. By ignoring them.

Calculate your score

1. a=2, b=1, c=3

2. a=1, b=2, c=3

3. a=3, b=2, c=1

4. a=1, b=2, c=3

5. a=3, b=2, c=1

6. a=2, b=3, c=1

7. a=1, b=3, c=2

8. a=2, b=3, c=1

How did you do?

8-13: Oh dear, you've got to come out of your shell more if you want to get on in life. You might like to think of yourself as laid-back, but you're in danger of blending into the scenery.

14-19: You know how to take charge of your life to get what you want, but you're not domineering. Although you have a sensitive side, you won't let people walk over you.

20-24: You're a born leader, no doubt about it. You've got the drive, energy and determination, and you're not going to let anything get in your way.

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