What Type Of Collaborator Are You? (by Central Desktop)

9 Questions
What Type Of Collaborator Are You? (by Central Desktop)

Are you the Executive? Socialite? Or could you be the Dinosaur? Take this short quiz to find out!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      I'm more of a listener than a talker.

    • B. 

      I need to do some research first and make up my pros and cons list.

    • C. 

      Immediately.

    • D. 

      I don't like to get caught up in all that jibber-jabber. I'll stall as long as I can.

    • E. 

      Depends. What's my deadline?

    • F. 

      Is that a fancy word for email?

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      If it's not assigned to me, I have other things to be working on.

    • B. 

      I'd take a look and offer some constructive feedback or ask questions.

    • C. 

      Look at who's subscribed, check the audit log, then maybe take a peek.

    • D. 

      Avoid it. Looks like a virus to me.

    • E. 

      What file? Where?

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Words with Friends

    • B. 

      Wall Street Journal

    • C. 

      The Onion

    • D. 

      TechCrunch

    • E. 

      Remember the Milk

    • F. 

      Solitaire

    • G. 

      I don't have a smartphone.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      MythBusters

    • B. 

      The Apprentice

    • C. 

      Gossip Girl

    • D. 

      Shark Week on Discovery Channel

    • E. 

      Columbo

    • F. 

      Hell's Kitchen

    • G. 

      Poker After Dark

    • H. 

      Extreme Home Makeover

    • I. 

      Big Brother

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Plan my list of priorities for the week

    • B. 

      Check out my RSS feeds on Google Reader

    • C. 

      Let people know what I did over the weekend

    • D. 

      Pull project stats and head to my meeting

    • E. 

      Browse through the intranet to see what happened over the weekend

    • F. 

      Head straight for my cubicle and put in my earphones

    • G. 

      Read the newspaper - in print

    • H. 

      Share the interesting news from the weekend

    • I. 

      Question people about their weekend

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Critical - nothing gets passed you

    • B. 

      Analytical - it's all about problem-solving

    • C. 

      Decisive - someone needs to take charge

    • D. 

      Motivational - bringing out the best in others

    • E. 

      Meticulous - great eye for detail

    • F. 

      Friendly - the more, the merrier

    • G. 

      Curious - you like to know what's going on

    • H. 

      Private - you like to keep to yourself

    • I. 

      Consistent - you enjoy routine

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      I ask a lot of questions and present arguments if something doesn't make sense.

    • B. 

      I keep the meeting on track, take notes, and assign action items.

    • C. 

      I bring my phone so I can check Facebook or text message when it gets boring.

    • D. 

      I usually run the meeting.

    • E. 

      I come up with a lot of new ideas.

    • F. 

      I just wait for it to be over.

    • G. 

      I usually offer advice based on previous experience.

    • H. 

      I like to listen and take it all in before I give my two cents.

    • I. 

      I bring my iPad and multitask.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Eat, sleep, tweet. That's my motto.

    • B. 

      I like to share relevant articles and other cool things I find.

    • C. 

      I use it to stay on top of what's trending and the latest breaking news.

    • D. 

      I use it as a listening tool.

    • E. 

      Not very active. How do I know any of this is accurate or factual?

    • F. 

      Not at all. I don't like people knowing my business.

    • G. 

      What's a Twitter?

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      In your head

    • B. 

      Lots of sticky notes

    • C. 

      Day planner

    • D. 

      Online task list, spreadsheet or project plan

    • E. 

      Shared calendars