It’s always good to find out more about yourself, be it through conversations with trusted people, through intense reflection, or through assessments by professionals. Yesterday I decided to go with the latter route and take the “Motivator’s Assessment” by New York Times bestselling authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton. The two authors are founders of a company called “The Culture Works“, which focuses on “creating workplace cultures where people are ALL IN”. “All in” happens to also be the titles of one of their best-selling books.
Supposedly, the test reveals what drives you as an individual, and also shares ideas on how to do more of what you love and less of what may limit your growth and happiness at work and in life. You also have access to a series of online exercises that will assist you in this pursuit.
The test was created, tested and validated by a team of behavioral scientists over the course of one year. They tested it with all types of people in major corporations, midsize firms, small mom-and-pops stores, nonprofits, and schools. Workers, leaders, and CEOs have now taken it in a diverse set of industries ranging from tech, to manufacturing, to banking, to healthcare, to charities. Read more →