Negotiation, Leadership & Soft Skills (NLSS) Assessment

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Since 2010, How to Shape Human Behavior has been the talent development solution used by more than 15,000 professionals to assess and improve their career advancement potential.

Since 2017 our career assessment tool has been the starting point for more than 800 professionals to identify +89 strengths & weaknesses based on +32 factors positively correlated to success.




Critical factors
to success


Strengths to exploit &
weaknesses to address

This assessment is for you if…
– You’re having difficulty reaching career objectives
– You want to upskill with a precise action plan
– You want an optimized talent development strategy

With this assessment you can…
Identify 89+ critical strengths & weaknesses
See how you compare with competitors
Create a development training program unique to you


This career assessment consists of 156 questions and takes approximately 25 minutes to complete.

It is recommended completing this assessment using a laptop computer, and ideally in one sitting.

Respond to each statement as sincerely as you can. If you are unsure, trust your gut instinct.
Gut instinct is, after all, what got you to where you are today.

Once completed, your personalized 5-page PDF report will be emailed to you within 5 minutes.


  • Professional Reputation
  • High-Potential, High-Performer potential
  • Machiavellianism
  • 4 Leadership Styles
  • 3 Financial Styles
  • 5 Communication Styles
  • Maturity of Defenses
  • Personality Profile (Big 5 Dimensions)
  • 4 Thinking Styles
  • Comparison with competitors in the job market.

  • 11 Critical Soft Skills:
  • Research & Investigation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Project Management
  • Time Management
  • Networking
  • Adaptability
  • Teamwork
  • Sales

Access the Career Assessment below:

STEP 1: Purchase the career assessment
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