The GIVES framework test for improving others

The GIVES framework test for improving others

I provide you the leader or team member with a test to give others before and after talking to them about the Growth of oneself and Improvement of others. I recommend this test be given to others and ask them to rate “you” as the leader in these areas.

Here's a sample test that you can use to verify someone's knowledge in improving others with a basis in Growth, Improvement, Valuing diverse mindsets, Experiencing nations and their cultures, to create a Stretch mindset:

Part 1: Growth Mindset

Instructions: Choose the best answer that completes the sentence.

1. A growth mindset is the belief that...

  • a) intelligence is fixed and cannot be changed
  • b) learning stops after school
  • c) one can develop their abilities through hard work and dedication

2. Which of the following statements best describes someone with a growth mindset?

  • a) They shy away from challenges
  • b) They believe that their abilities are predetermined
  • c) They embrace challenges as opportunities to learn and grow

3. A fixed mindset is the belief that...

  • a) one's abilities can be improved through hard work and dedication
  • b) intelligence is fixed and cannot be changed
  • c) learning is a lifelong process

Part 2: Value Diverse Mindsets

Instructions: Choose the best answer that completes the sentence.

4. Valuing diverse mindsets means...

  • a) surrounding yourself with people who think like you
  • b) embracing different thoughts and perspectives
  • c) isolating yourself from people who are different from you

5. Why is it important to value diverse mindsets?

  • a) It helps us to become more creative and innovative
  • b) It reinforces our own opinions and biases
  • c) It limits our ability to learn new things

6. Which of the following actions best demonstrates valuing diverse mindsets?

  • a) Surrounding yourself with people who share the same background and beliefs
  • b) Seeking out opportunities to learn from people who have different experiences and perspectives
  • c) Ignoring people who have different opinions than yours

Part 3: Experience Nations and Their Cultures

Instructions: Choose the best answer that completes the sentence.

7. Experiencing different nations and cultures helps us to...

  • a) reinforce our own beliefs and opinions
  • b) broaden our knowledge and understanding of the world
  • c) limit our ability to learn new things

8. Which of the following best describes someone who has experienced different nations and cultures?

  • a) They have a narrow view of the world
  • b) They have a broader perspective and understanding of different cultures
  • c) They are resistant to learning new things

9. What is one way to experience different nations and cultures?

  • a)  Read about them in books and articles
  • b) Travel to different countries
  • c) Watch shows about travel to any nation


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