Assessments

The following assessments are offered for individual coaching sessions, but can also be used for two and four hour team-building seminars. 

The assessments are all done online and include comprehensive reports as well as a one-on-one interpretation session.

Highlands Ability Battery

The Highlands Ability Battery

Natural abilities are like the strings of a violin or keys of a piano. Untouched, they exist without any impact on our minds or senses. Harnessed and controlled, they offer limitless possibilities for growth and development. When you discover your greatest natural abilities and talents, you will discover your greatest opportunity for success.

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could identify your natural abilities and be able to leverage them as you develop your career?

Every individual is born with natural abilities which are combined to form a unique pattern in that individual. The trick is to recognize and understand the abilities which reside in you and the way in which those abilities relate to each other. Confronted by new sets of problems or changes in circumstance, how quickly do you generate new ideas for solving them? How easily and quickly do you discern relationships between seemingly unrelated objects? How easily can you rearrange data in logical order? These are some of the questions that will be answered when you understand and utilize your innate abilities.

The Highlands Ability Battery is the code that cracks open your awareness of your unique talents.

The report is a road map for personal development and success. After gaining an understanding and appreciation of your abilities, we will look for paths where we can leverage those talents. Your best bet for success comes from building on the talents that come most naturally to you, instead of trying to “fix” your lesser talents and become someone you’re not.

Highlands Ability Battery

Benefits of taking this assessment include:

  • Analyzing potential career options based on results and identifying potential ideal paths and goals.
  • Exploring combinations of abilities and how to leverage them to build a successful career.
  • Comprehensive lists of career options based on what you naturally do well.
  • Identify your problem solving abilities and communication style to be more productive in work.
  • Two detailed reports explaining your abilities and how they relate to potential careers.
Highlands Ability Battery

The assessment will be done online and we will have a 90 minute to two-hour meeting to interpret results. 
You have lifetime access to a portal that includes: a summary of your results, a career exploration report, and a leadership report.
Cost: $475.00

MBTI

Meyers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality type assessment that helps people easily understand personal and professional personality differences and how they can lead to misunderstanding and communication breakdown.  The MBTI is also one component in cultivating a comprehensive career development plan.

MBTI

Benefits of taking this assessment include:

  • Understanding where you derive energy, how you take in information, how you make decisions, and how you perceive the world around you.
  • Better self-awareness, for better self-management, leading to more productive relationships.
  • Improved awareness of how you thrive at work and methods you prefer to be at your best and most productive.
  • Appreciating differences in personality and learning how to leverage them in a team environment.
  • Realize your decision making process and identify blind spots leading to increased effectiveness at work.
  • Improve your ability to resolve conflicts productively leading to better team dynamic.
MBTI

The assessment will be done online and we will meet for 90 minutes to interpret results.  A report that includes 20 sub-facets of your personality is also included.
Cost: $375.00

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Emotional Intelligence – EQ-i

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) can be defined as “a set of emotional and social skills that influence the way we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain social relationships, cope with challenges, and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way.” (Multi Health Systems MHS Manual). 

Steven Stein and Howard Book in their seminal book, The EQ Edge, elaborate on this by further describing EQ as “our capacity to objectively assess our strengths, as well as be open to viewing and challenging our limitations, mistaken assumptions, unacknowledged biases, and shortsighted/self-limiting beliefs. An ability to tune into the world, to read situations, and connect with others while taking charge of our own life.”  

EQ is not fixed, these skills and strengths can be developed and have a direct correlation on long term success in the workplace and navigating workplace land mines more intuitively and confidently.

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The Emotional Intelligence interpretation will include a focus on developing and improving in the following 15 areas that encompasses the EQ-i 2.0 Model of Emotional Intelligence.

Self-Perception

•    Self-Regard is the ability to accept yourself, in light of your positive and negative qualities.
•    Self-Actualization is the willingness to persistently try to improve oneself and engage in work toward your betterment and fulfillment.  
•    Emotional Self-Awareness focuses on the degree to which you are in touch with your feelings and emotions.

Stress Management

•    Flexibility is adapting emotions, thoughts and behaviors to unfamiliar, unpredictable, and dynamic circumstances or ideas. How you deal with ambiguity and constant change in the workplace.
•    Stress Tolerance involves the ability to deal with challenging and stressful situations without getting overwhelmed.   
•    Optimism is an indicator of one’s positive attitude and outlook on life. It involves remaining hopeful and resilient, despite occasional setbacks.

Decision Making

•    Problem Solving is the ability to find solutions to problems in situations where emotions are involved. Problem solving includes the ability to understand how emotions impact decision making.
•    Reality Testing is the capacity to remain objective by seeing things as they really are. This capacity involves recognizing when emotions or personal bias can cause one to be less objective.
•    Impulse Control is the ability to resist or delay an impulse, drive or temptation to act and involves avoiding rash behaviors and decision making.

Self-Expression

•    Emotional Expression is openly expressing one’s feelings verbally and non-verbally.
•    Assertiveness involves communicating feelings, beliefs and thoughts openly, and defending personal rights and values in a socially acceptable, non-offensive, and non-destructive manner.
•    Independence is the ability to be self-directed and free from emotional dependency on others. Decision-making, planning, and daily tasks are completed autonomously.

Interpersonal

•    Interpersonal Relationships refers to the skill of developing and maintaining mutually satisfying relationships that are characterized by trust and compassion.
•    Empathy is recognizing, understanding, and appreciating how other people feel. Empathy involves being able to articulate your understanding of another’s perspective and behaving in a way that respects others’ feelings.
•    Social Responsibility is willingly contributing to society, to one’s social groups, and generally to the welfare of others.

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The assessment will be done online and we will meet for 90 minutes to interpret results.  A comprehensive report is also included.
Cost: $400.00

Corestrengths

Core Strengths

The simple task of exchanging ideas, information, or experiences so that each person genuinely understands what the other really means is quite complex.  There are certain qualities in communication that most reasonable, interpersonally adept people want to experience when they interact with others.  Most importantly, we generally want people to be trustworthy and to perceive us as being trustworthy.  Additionally, we want to have our communication treated as it was intended.

The Core Strengths inventory is an effective method to improve communication and conflict resolution.  It’s an assessment based on Relationship Awareness — a learning model for effectively and accurately understanding the motive behind behavior. When people recognize the unique motivation of themselves and others, they greatly enhance their ability to communicate more effectively AND handle conflict more productively.

Corestrengths

Benefits of taking this assessment include:

  • Develop a non-threatening method for dealing with the interpersonal conflict that is too often avoided.
  • Understand the reasons for your actions by going beyond behavior to reveal your driving motivations.
  • Identify and understand your conflict triggers and develop methods to work through conflict more productively
  • Learn your core strengths and how to utilize them more productively in developing trusting relationships
  • Know when your strengths are overdone, what that looks like, and how to improve them.
Corestrengths

The assessment will be done online and upon completion, you will have instant access to the portal which includes reports on communicating when you’re at your best and when in conflict, core strengths, and overdone strengths.  We will conduct a 90 minute meeting to interpret the results.
Cost: $425.00