Are you amiable and easy-going in OCMM committee and business meetings, or does your attitude habitually cause conflict and irritation? To find out whether you are a “difficult person,” click HERE for the difficult person test. Don’t be afraid. Most Quakers will score quite low as regards their personal difficultness (I think). After all, Friends are—by and large—committed to calmness and listening to others’ point of view. For example, even yours truly passed the test with a score of 18.57 on a scale of 100, making me “a VERY easy person to get along with.”
Of course, judging from the circular graph analyzing my responses, I did score about 40 on the subscales of grandiosity and aggression with perhaps a 10 on callousness. My other scores—in the categories of suspicion, manipulativeness, dominance, and risk-taking—were hardly visible. So, the test confirms that I need to work on managing anger and my ego.
Find out where you could improve. Don’t be afraid. Take the test.
~ Richard Russell
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