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Running head: PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT16-2 Short Paper: Personality AssessmentBenjamen SimonMarch 1, 2020
PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT2In taking The Big Five Personality test, a lot of the understanding of my own personalitywas substantiated. I am above the 95thpercentile in Open-Mindedness (98%), Agreeableness(99%) Conscientiousness (99%), Extraversion (98%), and below the 10thfor NegativeEmotionality (6%).According to the Big Five Project (2019), individuals who score high andlow in OCEAN exhibit the following traits:1.Open-Mindednessa.High Scorer: Original, Creative, Curious, Complexb.Low Scorer: Conventional, Down-to-Earth, Narrow-interests, Uncreative2.Conscientiousnessa.High Scorer: Reliable, Well-organized, Self-disciplined, Carefulb.Low Scorer: Disorganized, Undependable, Negligent3.Extraversiona.High Scorer: Sociable, Friendly, Fun-loving, Talkativeb.Low Scorer: Introverted, Reserved, Inhibited, Quiet4.Agreeablenessa.High Scorer: Good-natured, Sympathetic, Forgiving, Courteousb.Low Scorer: Critical, Rude, Harsh, Callous5.Negative Emotionality
PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT3a.High Scorer: Nervous, High-strung, Insecure, Worryingb.Low Scorer: Calm, Relaxed, Secure, Hardy (Potter, John & Soto, 2017).When looking at these traits, they are quite accurate regarding my personality.Beingabove the 98thpercentile in all traits except Negative Emotionality, I am a very positive personwho is driven for success in all walks of life.All of my scores lead to why I’ve become a results-oriented, creative, and tenacious leader with tireless optimism and outstanding work ethic.Because of this, I have had significant experience developing and leading managers as well astheir teams to deliver superior sales and business results. This also makes me a skilledprofessional adept at applying sound and strategic practices to optimize business operations andexceed sales objectives as well as having the proven ability to transform employees into high-performing teams by motivating, energizing, and educating on successful sales techniques andensuring superior product knowledge and customer satisfaction. Aside from all this, I am an avidmeditator as well as jiu-jitsu practitioner, which both help bring the calm!One of the theories that can assess the intricacies of my personality is Erikson’s Theory ofPsychosocial Development.It is within this theory that there are eight predetermined stagesfrom infancy through adulthood where personality develops (Erikson, 1963).All throughouteach stage, the person has various crisis’s which positively or negatively effects their personalitydevelopment.

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