True or False? How committed are you to fulfilling your potential?

Answer the following questions true or false to evaluate your areas for improvement. Add up the number of “False” answers you have.

  1. I do not internalize failure.
  2. I do not have a negative voice that I often listen to.
  3. The people I spend time with encourage me to reach for my potential.
  4. I am prepared to put in WAY more effort & time that I thought necessary to achieve my vision.
  5. I minimize negative influences in my life (people, TV, on-line, movies, music, etc.)
  6. I read one book a week.
  7. I try to learn something new in each opportunity or situation.
  8. I take constructive criticism well.
  9. I’m always looking forward, not worrying about the past.
  10. I try to please myself first, not others.
  11. I speak up often.
  12. Change excites me.
  13. I enjoy networking wherever possible.
  14. I tell others about my vision or dream for myself.
  15. When I don’t do well on something I seek constructive feedback.
  16. I speak to my professors and/or bosses on a regular basis.
  17. I feel comfortable raising my hand in class or meetings and asking questions.
  18. I have a system in place for when I fail at something.
  19. Every day I have goals in place that I’m working towards.
  20. I have an ultimate vision or dream for myself.
  21. I love challenges.
  22. I try to take risks whenever possible.
  23. I force myself out of my comfort zone on a regular basis.
  24. When I do something I commit ALL THE WAY.
  25. I am goal oriented.
  26. I am highly motivated to achieve my fullest potential every single day.
  27. I don’t lower my expectations, I dream big!
  28. I am not a perfectionist.
  29. I try to hang out with people who are more successful than me.
  30. I evaluate myself regularly to see where improvements can be made.
  31. I try to support and encourage other women to go ALL IN.

0-5 False answers  = Go girl! You could lead a class on female empowerment!

6-10  = Definitely room for improvement.

11-19 = OK, you need to create some structure to your days, and develop a vision.

20+  = Damn, girl. Thank goodness you’re looking for help!


One thought on “True or False? How committed are you to fulfilling your potential?

  1. Demosthenes

    1. T
    2. F (my negative voice only pertains to personal relationships and academia, such as the fear of not being liked and the fear of submitting imperfect work–I am able to completely ignore the negative voice when it comes to my job)
    3. T
    4. T
    5. T
    6. F (working on it)
    7. T
    8. F (it still hurts my self-confidence, even though I know it’s beneficial)
    9. T
    10. T
    11. T
    12. T
    13. T
    14. T (just Jeff so far)
    15. T
    16. T
    17. T
    18. F (definitely not–need to work on that)
    19. F (I could be doing a lot better here)
    20. T
    21. T
    22. T
    23. T
    24. T
    25. T
    26. F (my motivation on a daily basis is extremely variable, but I’m working towards getting better at this)
    27. T
    28. F (definitely not true–need to work on that)
    29. T (Maja & the ALL IN club, colleagues)
    30. F (I do this silently in my head, just not with pen & paper–and I feel like crap everyday when I realize I could have accomplished more)
    31. T

    TOTAL = 8 false
    Yes, I completely agree with this. There is definitely room for improvement, but I also don’t think I’m that far off.


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