What Type Of Power Do You Use?

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Power Quizzes & Trivia

This short 6 QUESTION QUIZ from Leadership IQ helps you discover which type of POWER you're most likely to use. We focus here on 4 key types of power: Formal, Expert, Reward and Referent.


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  • 1. 
    Which statement best describes you?
    • A. 

      When people follow me, it’s because I'm seen as powerful or influential.

    • B. 

      When people follow me, it’s because they like me as a person.

  • 2. 
    Which statement best describes you?
    • A. 

      When people follow me, it’s because of WHO I know.

    • B. 

      When people follow me, it’s because of WHAT I know.

  • 3. 
    Which statement best describes you?
    • A. 

      I’m more known as someone who wields influence (or is connected to the power players in the organization).

    • B. 

      I’m more known as someone who is a subject matter expert in certain areas.

  • 4. 
    Which statement best describes you?
    • A. 

      People would follow me because they feel compelled to (whether through guilt or obligation).

    • B. 

      People would follow me because they personally benefit.

  • 5. 
    Which statement best describes you?
    • A. 

      People understand how they could personally benefit by following me.

    • B. 

      People understand what could happen to them if they don’t follow me.

  • 6. 
    Which statement best describes you?
    • A. 

      The primary person who benefits from following me is ME.

    • B. 

      The primary person who benefits from following me is the FOLLOWER.