Thomas - Your Business. Your People. But Better PPA Plus - Personal Profile Analysis Plus
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The PPA is a validated, positive, non-critical, behavioural analysis of a person, emphasising his / her strengths and capabilities in the work environment. The PPA is not a test. You cannot 'pass' or 'fail' it.


How to complete the PPA

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Think of yourself in your work situation.

Examine one line of four words at a time.

In each line select the word that Most describes you in the work situation and place an M in the box to the right of that word.

Choose a word from each line which Least describes you in the work situation and place an L in the box to the right of that word.

Each completed line must contain one M and one L.

The first thought is probably the right one.

The exercise should take about 8 minutes to complete, without interruption and preferably in isolation.
first name
surname
company
address
tel
mobile
email
example
gentle
L
persuasive
 
humble
 
original
M
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gentle
mild
persuasive
can get others to agree
humble
modest
original
creative
2.
attractive
appealing
dutiful
do what is expected of me
stubborn
firm in my views
pleasant
easy going
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easily led
tend to follow others
bold
not afraid to have a go
loyal
trustworthy
charming
liked by people
4.
open-minded
value all ideas
obliging
try to please others
will power
resolve
cheerful
smiling
5.
jolly
joyful
precise
do this accurately
courageous
have courage
even-tempered
not up and down
6.
competitive
likes to compete
considerate
think of the needs of others
happy
cheerful
harmonious
will try to avoid bad feelings
7.
fussy
perfectionist
obedient
follow rules
wont be beaten
want to win
playful
full of fun
8.
brave
gutsy
inspiring
encourage others by actions and words
willing to submit
give in to others
timid
not happy taking chances
9.
sociable
friendly
patient
will wait until the time is right
independent
rely on myself
soft-spoken
speak in a mild manner
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adventurous
willing to take risks
receptive
accept suggestions
polite
ask for enough and no more
moderate
calm
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talkative
talk a lot
controlled
self-controlled
go with the flow
toe the line
decisive
ready to make decisions
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polished
poised
daring
take risks to win
diplomatic
tactful
satisfied
fulfilled
13.
aggressive
forceful in getting things done
life-of-the-party
high spirited
soft-touch
can be taken advantage of
fearful
usually fear the worst
14.
cautious
avoid trouble
determined
set on doing something
convincing
can convince others
good-natured
easy to get along with
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willing
ready to help others
eager
keen
agreeable
amenable
high-spirited
full of life
16.
confident
believe in myself
sympathetic
feel sorry for others
tolerant
accept others for what they are
assertive
stand up for my rights
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well-disciplined
accept limits
generous
happy to share what i have
dramatic
larger than life
persistent
finish what i start
18.
admirable
worthy of praise
kind
kind-hearted
resigned
let it be, think it's all over
force-of-character
determined to get results
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respectful
show respect
want to be in the lead
take the first step ahead of the crowd
optimistic
always look on the bright side
accommodating
unselfish
20.
argumentative
will argue a lot
adaptable
will consider alternatives
easy going
laid-back
light-hearted
like to have fun
21.
trusting
trust people
contented
relaxed
positive
stress good points
peaceful
peaceable
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good-mixer
mix easily with others
cultured
know how to say and do things right
vigorous
have a lot of energy
caring
understanding
23.
companionable
want to be a friend
accurate
need things to be correct
outspoken
say what is on my mind
restrained
keep control of my feelings
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restless
need to keep busy
neighbourly
do favours to help
popular
want to be liked and admired
faithful
true to family, friends
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