Finney Authenticity Survey
This self-assessment tool was designed to assist you in magnifying your most authentic self, and in discovering the powerful magical gaps where there is work to be done. Coming from a place of authenticity is known to be a benefit in your work (branding, prospecting, maintaining relationships) and non-work life. Please take a few quiet moments to select the sentence that best describes you.
I have consciously defined my purpose on the planet and what I have to contribute. My work is directly and meaningfully connected to my purpose. (4)
I go to work to make money. (1)
I love my job and I think I help people. (3)
I understand the concept of purpose and I think about it on occasion. (2
I was put on the planet to watch football and drink beer. (0)
What you see is what you get. My thoughts, feelings and behavior are generally in alignment. (4)
My favorite book is Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. (0)
It’s tough out there. I do and say what I need to do and say to get a sale. (1)
I try to be the same person across circumstances, but sometimes I need to be someone who I’m not in order to bring in business or keep a client. (2)
I try to do the right thing as defined by my compliance with rules (3)
I don’t know much about this topic, but am a bit intrigued. (2)
I don’t really want people to know me that well. (1)
I am committed to allow people with whom I am in relationship to know all of me, risky as it may be. This doesn’t mean I have no boundaries. I am an intelligent sharer of myself. (4)
I try not to hide behind my professional persona, but when I get uncomfortable that’s definitely what I do. (3)
I identify most with the Tin Man in Wizard of Oz. Guarded is good. Who needs a heart anyway? (0)
Everyone thinks I’m great. That’s enough for me. (0)
Not sure I really want to know myself that well. (1)
I am well acquainted with the parts of myself who can run numbers and make financial plans. (2)
I know myself really well, strengths and weaknesses. I have actively worked to achieve this self-knowledge. My self-awareness serves as a grounding strength. (4)
I have a pretty good sense of self, but when things get difficult I can get pretty shaken, and then I’m not really sure who I am. (3)
If you scored
13-16 You are extraordinarily authentic. You are probably rocking it at work and at home and are likely to be satisfied and fulfilled.
9-12 You have some good consciousness about you. You have probably done some self-work. You might benefit from some issue specific coaching.
5-8 You are going through the motions and trying to do the right thing. You could definitely benefit from coaching or therapy.
0-4 Hmmm. Pop a cold beer, turn on the TV and carry on.