What kind of a leader are you? Do your co-workers enjoy having you as their boss? Do they look at you as more of a friend or a control freak? Take this quiz to find out!
Which word describes your personality best?
On a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the most, how much do you trust your employees?
Do you go to company events like picnics, happy hours, or baseball games?
Yes, I plan them!
Yes, I love those events.
Nah, I don't have time for that kind of stuff.
Are you friends with your employees on Facebook?
No, I like to keep personal and work life separate.
Only some of them.
All of them!
What would you say to an employee that is consistently late to meetings?
'You're in danger of being let go.'
'I trust that there's a good reason for your lateness.'
'Do you need my support in any way to help out with your timeliness?'
'Company-wide drinks are on you the next time you're late!'
'How are things going in your personal life? Are you okay?'
In your opinion, what is the most important thing for an effective boss to be?
What is your team like?
An obedient army
A close family
A well-oiled machine
Are you a fan of casual Fridays?
Yes, big fan!
Yes, but not TOO casual.
No, work should always be strictly business.
Do you feel like your office culture is high-stress and high-anxiety?
Yes, it's just the nature of the job.
Yes, but not always.
No, it's a great, laid-back culture!
What do you believe is the main purpose of a boss or manager?
To oversee and discipline
To develop a comfortable work culture
To support team members
To empower employees to be the best they can be
To make the workplace a bit more personal for all employees
The King/Queen of the Company
You treat your work space like a kingdom and you are the King or Queen. Your co-workers often fear you because you demand their respect and attention. You have a soft side however, and you let that show once in awhile!
The Best Friend Boss
You've made a personal effort to get to know every single one of your coworkers on a deeper level than just work-related stuff. Because of this, you've earned your respect among your employees and they truly care about you and want to churn out the best products and results for you! You're the boss that's everyone's best friend!
The Fun Boss
You're always surprising your coworkers with fun stories and surprises! You love to keep people laughing and on their toes. No one is afraid to come to you to air their problems or admit their mistakes because you're so laid back. You're the fun boss!
The #1 Team Supporter
You are your employees' biggest cheerleader, and they always feel confident that you're 'in their corner.' You lead your team very efficiently, and you're always there to help them if they run into any difficulties with their responsibilities. You're the #1 Team Supporter boss!
The Trusting Boss
You trust your employees beyond a doubt, which can be both good and bad. However, if you've deemed your coworkers to be solidly trustworthy, you have good reason to be so trusting! You don't worry about things getting done because you respect your employees, and they sense your trust and pay respect right back. It's a positive energy cycle!