Your Intuitive Ability

Instructions:

Complete this survey as quickly as you can. Be honest with yourself. For each question, select the response that most appeals to you.

1.   When working on a project, do you prefer to:

  A) be told what the problem is but be left free to decide how to solve it?
B) get very clear instructions about how to go about solving the problem before you start?

 

2.   When working on a project, do you prefer to work with colleagues who are:

  A) realistic?
B) imaginative?

 

3.   Do you most admire people who are:

  A) creative?
B) careful?

 

4.   Do the friends you choose tend to be:

  A) serious and hard working?
B) exciting and often emotional?

 

5.   When you ask a colleague for advice on a problem you have, do you:

  A) seldom or never get upset if her or she questions your basic assumptions?
B) often get upset if he or she questions your basic assumptions?

 

6.   When you start your day, do you:

  A) seldom make or follow a specific plan?
B) usually first make a plan to follow?

 

7.   When working with numbers do you find that you:

  A) seldom or never make factual errors?
B) often make factual errors?

 

8.   Do you find that you:

  A) seldom daydream during the day and really don't enjoy doing so when you do it?
B) frequently daydream during the day and enjoy doing so?

 

9.   When working on a problem, do you:

  A) prefer to follow the instructions or rules when they are given to you?
B) often enjoy circumventing the instructions or rules when they are given to you?

 

10.   When you are trying to put something together, do you prefer to have:

  A) step-by-step written instructions on how to assemble the item?
B) a picture of how the item is supposed to look once assembled?

 

11.   Do you find that the person who irritates you the most is one who appears to be:

  A) disorganized?
B) organized?

 

12.   When an unexpected crisis comes up that you have to deal with, do you:

  A) feel anxious about the situation?
B) feel excited by the challenge of the situation?

 

        


Source: AIM Survey (El Paso, TX: ENFP Enterprises, 1989). Copyright © 1989 by Weston H. Agor. Used by permission.