F4S measures 48 different traits that influence your energy levels and motivation for certain tasks.
A self starter and proactive personality is especially helpful for starting new projects and businesses, initiating tasks and conversations, and turning ideas into action.
Analytical thinking is especially beneficial for positions that involve a lot of research and strategic thinking.
Being goal-oriented is especially helpful for inspirational leaders, starting your own business or making changes in your current company.
Problem solving refers to your level of energy and interest in predicting, preventing or solving problems, business challenges and difficulties.
Extroversion is especially beneficial for any situation where you need to be in a group setting, from social events to brainstorming sessions.
Accountability and reducing role ambiguity are especially helpful for setting up satellite offices, creating new products, pioneering new regions and for being a sole founder of business.
Status quo bias means you prefer to keep things as they are and maintain consistency.
Incremental change means you prefer making adjustments over time rather than up-front or all at once.
A motivation for use is especially helpful in startups, where there’s limited time and resources available.
Conceptual thinking is particularly helpful for positions like consulting, business modeling, communications, policy, and research.
Learn from the past means the level of your desire to use your past experience and learnings and those of others in your work.
Pragmatism means you live in the present moment and make decisions based on what’s happening right now.
Need for power and control means you thrive in positions where you get to take charge, such as leading a business, project, or a team.
Belongingness is especially beneficial in situations and positions where there’s a lot of emphasis placed on relationships, such as selling, coaching, and social media.
Assertiveness means having a strong hold on rules and principles, as well as guiding others towards upholding them too.
Out of the box thinking means doing things differently, not caring what others think, and marching to the beat of your own drum.
Compliance and responsiveness are all about following accepted codes of conduct and adhering to existing values.
Visual learning style is especially helpful in situations where you can observe presentations, watch demonstrations, and work with visual stimuli.
Hearing learning style is particularly useful in positions with a lot of oral presentations, such as leadership, selling, customer service, and coaching.
Read/write learning style is especially helpful in situations involving a lot of facts and data, including research, analysis, strategy and writing.
Evidence based decision making is great for coaching, science, research, quality control, and any position that requires you to find patterns and trends.
Intuitive decision making is especially beneficial in entrepreneurship, ideation, creativity, and selling.
Skepticism is especially beneficial in operational roles, quality assurance, and in problem solving.
Being well-informed is particularly helpful for journalists, product developers, consultants, thought leaders, speakers, and educators.
People orientation is especially helpful in roles like sales, culture development, customer service, leadership, human resources, marketing, media, and stakeholder management.
Tooling is particularly useful in buying roles, design, IT, product development, telecommunications, consulting, and business improvement positions.
Systems thinking is especially helpful in roles like engineering, product development, and business improvement.
Commercial awareness makes you great for roles that require a keen eye for money, such as managing a budget or founding a business.
Place is especially helpful in design, architecture, consulting, public relations, social media, and some aspects of leadership.
The ability to stick to a schedule is especially helpful in operational and functional leadership roles, as well as project and event management.