"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself."
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
Am I A Team Player?

The following simple questions can give you a good idea of your ability and tendency toward being a collaborative team player, necessary for success in today's competitive marketplace. Your answers will show you what areas may need some work. Be honest!

To what degree are the following statements characteristic of your behaviors and attitudes? Circle each number that you believe applies to you. Either print this form out, or put a number value on a separate piece of paper.

5 = Very characteristic
4 = Moderately characteristic
3 = Somewhat characteristic
3 = Moderately uncharacteristic
1 = Very uncharacteristic

1. I show respect to my team members, and believe that each of them desires to be fully competent in their jobs.12345
2. I give my team members a chance to demonstrate their range of skills, knowledge, and abilities.12345
3. I encourage and support their individuality.12345
4. I transfer responsibility and ownership to my fellow team members, rather than needing to be in control and hanging on to ownership.12345
5. I frequently express appreciation when something is done well.12345
6. I focus on the learning opportunity, rather than the failure, when mistakes are made.12345
7. I make sure that work is challenging and stimulating for myself, and for my team members.12345
8. I am available as a resource to others, in order to discuss any aspect of team projects.12345
9. I make it as easy as possible for others to ask for help.12345
10. I create an environment of trust and integrity, where people can talk with me in confidence.12345
Rank Your Score
40 - 50You must have a great team!
30 - 39There may be some areas for improvement.
20 - 29 It's time to take a deeper look!
19 and
It's time!
Column Scores

TOTAL _____________

How did you do? Are you an overall team player, or do you need to work on some areas? Make a list of those areas, and look for opportunities to strengthen them.

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Phone (602) 421-9927
Fax (602) 276-0148
E-mail Linda@InterLinkTC.com