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PerformanceDNA®
PerformanceDNA®
Assess Your Mindset - Reluctance to Simplify
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1. People around here take nothing for granted.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

2. Questioning is encouraged.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

3. We strive to challenge the status quo.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

4. People feel free to bring up problems and tough issues.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

5. People generally deepen their analyses to better grasp the nature of the problems that arise.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

6. People are encouraged to express different views of the world.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

7. People listen carefully, and it is rare that someone's view goes unheard.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

8. People are not attacked when they report information that could interrupt operations.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

9. When something unexpected happens, people spend more time analyzing than advocating for their view.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

10. Skeptics are highly valued.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

11. People trust each other.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

12. People show considerable respect for one another.
Not at all
To some extent
A great deal

Scoring Add the numbers. If you score higher than 24, the potential to avoid simplification is strong. If you score between 15 and 24, the potential to avoid simplification is moderate. Scores lower than 15 suggest that you should be actively considering how you can immediately improve your capabilities to prevent simplification in order to improve your firm's capacity for mindfulness.