INSIGHT Executive Skills and Mindset

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INSIGHT Executive Skills and Mindset


INSIGHT Executive Skills and Mindset has been calibrated to measure leadership attributes and decision skills at the highest corporate levels including C-Suite executives, upper management, division heads, directors, and vice presidents.

Decision-making in complex situations is never easy. But businesses can’t afford to get it wrong. Effective leaders must have strong analytical skills as well as the ability to energize an entire organization.   It’s not enough to have strong decision-making skills, leaders must also have the personal mindset attributes that drive them to achieve goals. They must have the ability to approach problems and decisions with a positive mindset so that they can motivate and empower their team to succeed.

INSIGHT Executive provides a comprehensive integrated measurement of this winning combination of skills and mental disciplines.

Assessing Decision-making Skills

Executive leadership deal with issues that require the application of reasoning skills outside the context of everyday knowledge sets to evaluate far-reaching strategic decisions in situations of risk.  Strong quantitative reasoning skills are necessary to correctly identify optimal outcomes. INSIGHT Executive measures these core critical thinking skills:

  • Overall rating
  • Analyzing Situations
  • Determining Impacts
  • Projecting Outcomes
  • Evaluating Options Explaining Reasons.

Assessing Mindset Attributes

What leadership attributes do business executives bring to their work? How do they choose to apply their strategic thinking abilities? INSIGHT Executive identifies 10 core leadership attributes that characterize successful leaders:

  • Discerning
  • Honorable
  • Foresightful
  • Professional
  • Driven
  • Judicious
  • Tolerant
  • Incisive
  • Innovative
  • Motivational

Data Reported

INSIGHT Executive offers key insights on the qualifications of candidates and informs decisions on advancement to senior management roles.

The metrics reported on INSIGHT Executive have been rigorously calibrated to identify how decisions were made and measure the application of reasoning skills. Comprehensive individual reports document strengths and weaknesses in essential executive mindset attributes and cognitive skills required for high stakes decision-making.  Numerical scores and recommended performance assessments reflect the extent to which the person being assessed manifested a given skill or attribute.    Printable individual reports document specific strengths and areas for growth.

Validity and Reliability

Our assessments are built on the growing science of the measurement of human decision-making.  Each instrument has been psychometrically evaluated in collaboration with researchers, educators, trainers and working professionals, to assure cultural and language competence in the intended test taker group.

Test Administration

Secure, encrypted online testing is available 24x7x365 with our multilingual delivery options.   Our online system provides the option of taking our assessments on virtually any device.

Insight Assessment manages logins/passwords, assignments; all you need to do is tell us when and how many individuals you will be testing or training. Tech support is available 24/7.

The online test-taker interface is easy to use, data encrypted and flexible. Tests can be assigned to be taken within any window of time which meets the client’s needs. Each test is scored as soon as the test taker submits responses to the items on the test.

Contact Us

Call us today at 650-697-5628 to discuss the value delivered by INSIGHT Executive validated measurements of the decision skills and mindset attributes leaders need to achieve company goals.

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