Know Your Shape to Shape Your World

Take the ‘LIFE-SHAPES' online personality appraisal. Find out who you are and what you can bring to the movement. Every one of us has strengths and weaknesses; that is why we are called to be inter-dependent not independent. Learning about your shape will help you understand the personal benefit you will gain from being part of Pais. Plus it will help you see the specific impact you can have on a Pais team.

How to take the appraisal

Note that this appraisal works best when it is done quickly without over-analyzing it. You will get the most accurate appraisal if you can do this quickly and without speaking to another person or asking other people for their thoughts.

Step 1: Go through the questions giving each answer a score of 1 to 4.
Step 2: Please give 4 points to the answer you think most represents you, 3 to the next, 2 to the next and finally give a score of 1 to the answer that least represents you.
Step 3: When you answered ALL the questions, press the 'Discover your shape' - button.


What motivates you?

A friend to help.
A problem to fix.
A theory to explore.
A list to complete.

Begin Appraisal

What kind of event would you most likely create?

Provocative, Progressive, Planned.
Competitive, Crazy, Casual.
Intimate, Inclusive, Inoffensive.
Sensible, Structured, Safe.

If someone got hurt, it would bother me most if:

They forced me to slow down.
They made me feel responsible.
They shut me out and shunned me.
They became over emotional.

I like a leader who gives me:

Patience, Honesty, Thoughtfulness.
Challenges, Chances, Cash.
Structure, Clarity, Time.
Space, Freedom, Opportunity.

What would others never describe you as?

Harsh and Heartless.
Lazy and Late.
Uptight and Unsure.
Foolish and Flaky.

How would you describe your decision making?

Solid, Sensible, Systematic.
Practical, Positive, Powerful.
Intuitive, Influential, Inclusive.
Strategic, Shrewd, Insightful.

I can move forward because...

I have been shown the correct thing to do.
I can change and adapt as I go.
I have the chance to collaborate with others.
I understand the principle I need to apply.

What motivates you?

A problem to fix.
A list to complete.
A friend to help.
A theory to explore.

Personal Information

‘Life-Shapes’ was created by Pais Founder and Global Director, Paul Clayton Gibbs.
It is based on the following research: Validity & Reliability I, Reliability & Validity II, PATS, Interpersonal Communication for Md.Sch. Students.


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