Welcome to your Bio-Mastery Resilience Characteristics Rating Assessment. 

In this assessment, you are asked to give a personal rating on each of the 28 characteristics assigned to a resilient professional.

The characteristics are based specifically on the resilience requirements of high performing individuals and teams, functioning in the 21st-century business environment.

Bio-Mastery for Business continually undertakes research to evaluates and adjusts the resilience characteristics to ensure they are current with the evolving requirements of high performing professionals.

Assessment Results

The results of all your assessments are kept within your personal online portfolio and enable you to compare and contrast your various assessment results over time.

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Please note your assessments are private and confidential and are used by you alone to monitor your progress.

Bio-Mastery for Business makes use of the accumulative data of all its trainees for in-house research, development and design purposes. The accumulative data is, from time to time, made available to reputable academic institutions for research purposes only.


1.Self-esteem: To have confidence in your own worth or abilities; to have self-respect.
2.Self-efficacy: To have confidence in your ability to have control over your own motivation, behaviour, and social environment.
3.Coping Skills: To have strategies to solve personal and interpersonal problems, in order to try to master, minimize or tolerate stress and conflict.
4.Sense of Coherence: To have a pervasive and enduring feeling of confidence that your environment is predictable and that things will work out as well as can reasonably be expected. Having a good balance of optimism and control.
5.Optimistic & positive: To be able to freely praise yourself and others and to look for the positive aspects of life and not dwell on the negative.
6.Achieved Identity: To have a strong personal identity based on your own chosen values, rather than values based on the demands or expectations of others.
7.Tolerance of change: To not be threatened by the frequency and intensity of change. To accept change as a way of life and set about managing the change in the best way possible. To not have expectations of continuity.
8.Tolerance of Uncertainty: To have a high tolerance of change and to not feel threatened by the frequency and intensity of change. To accept change as a way of life and set about managing the change in the best way possible. To not have expectations of continuity.
9.Adaptability: To be able to adjust your thinking, behaviours and expectations in order to deal with new situations.
10.Intelligent Risk-Taking: To be able to take risks by drawing on past knowledge and, while being thoughtful about consequences, accept uncertainty and risk of failure as a normal part of the process of action.
11.Acceptance of Failure: To not take failure personally and to prefer to fail fast as a means to accelerate the passage to success. To see ‘failure’ as a process of mapping the landscape of opportunity.
12.Perseverance: To be able to work diligently towards completing tasks and achieving goals and not to change your commitment based on temporary successes or failures.
13.Emotional Intelligence: To have the capacity to regulate your thoughts and emotions and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.
14.Calm and Rational: To be calm and rational – as opposed to impulsive, anxious, or prone to anger – in order to increase your insight-fullness, optimise your efficiency and to be able to inspire trust and high levels of comradery and fellowship in those around you.
15.Sense of Control: To have control over your life. To not blame outside sources for failures and problems. To accept that while some factors are outside your personal control, such as natural disasters, you still feel in control of your response to events around you.
16.Growth and development: To self-manage your skill acquisition process and embrace feedback that advances your professional and personal growth. To not be unduly effected by what others might regard as negative feedback and to see all feedback as constructive. To not take feedback personally, even if it is intended as such.
17.Authentic: To consistently be yourself in all situations – good or bad – and with all people irrespective of social or professional rank.
18.Genuinely accepting of others: To view and accept others without judgement or jealousy. To not be dependent on and motivated by social or cultural forces. To be genuinely interested in other people which gives you greater insight into what motivates and drives people.
19.To be honourable. To be trusted to keep your word, an obligation or an agreement.
20.To be honest. To not mislead others to the other’s disadvantage and to your own advantage. To have a moral character that adheres to positive and virtuous traits such as integrity, truthfulness and straightforwardness of conduct. To strive to be absent of traits such as lying, cheating and theft.
21.To be able to motivate and inspire yourself to action, irrespective of the reason for the action – good or bad. To have the mental and emotional ability to rise to any situation unreservedly and enthusiastically and embrace it as a challenge. To draw the motivation from an internal source, that allows you to sustain the motivation and inspiration for long, sometimes indefinite periods of time. To be able to motivate and inspire people around you by your example.
22.To not hold grudges and to tolerant and accept limitations in both yourself and others. To be able to move on with life and not mull over events or actions in the past. To be quick to forgive both yourself and others. To not become jaded or cynical as a result of your experiences. To have reduced ego boundaries and to be more focused on problems outside yourself as opposed to personal, ego-centered, problems.
23.To see yourself as a survivor not a victim. No matter what the crises, to avoid thinking like a victim of circumstance and instead look for ways to resolve the problem.
24.To not sweat the small things. To focus on the important and not to worry about the irrelevant. To have the ability to accept people and events as they are and not to dwell on unmet expectations. To focus only on that which is important and under your control.
25.To not procrastinate. To not delay or put tasks off and to be able to effectively priorities and execute tasks.
26.To have empathy. To have the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference. That is, to have the capacity to place yourself in another’s position.
27.To have compassion. To have feelings that prompt you to take action to relieve the suffering of another person.
28.To have feelings of gratitude. To have feelings of thankful appreciation for what you have or receive, whether tangible or intangible. To be aware of, and emotionally appreciate, the goodness in your life. To relish good experiences.