Process Benefits

Create Collaborative Leadership Styles
Create a Bully-Free
Create a Psychologically Healthy and Profitable Workplace and Contribution
Reduce the Destructive
Effects of Conflict
"Happiness" and Emotional
Intelligence (EI)

LifePsych® Teen Checklist

"Self Above Service"

Based on entitlement beliefs and decisions that puts “self-interest” above other teens using Entitlement, Domination and Withdrawal in a self-serving "bossy" style.

"Service Beyond Self"

Based on beliefs of self respect and respect for other teens while courageously moving beyond self-interest toward a Connected, Cooperative, and Contributing harmony with other teens.

Entitled versus Contributing Teens

Entitlement over the teens versus efforts to contributetoward good relationships with other teens.



Acts as if “all knowing” or “all powerful” while ruling over other teens.
(Ruling Entitlement)

Has a postive influence with other teens as a positive, functional role model.
(Leading Contribution)

Arrogantly brags about own accomplisments as being superior to other teens.
(Egotistical Entitlement)

Seems to care about other teens and makes efforts that go beyond own self-interest.
(Benevolent Contribution)

Seems to control other teens with a "bossy" attitude.
(Intimidating Entitlement)

Influences other teens in a very nice manner.
(Persuasive Contribution)

Tries to get ahead of other teens and expects special treatment.
(Status-seeking Entitlement)

Tries to do well with ordinary teenage activitites.
(Achievement-seeking Contribution)


Places self-centered interests ahead of any concerns for other teens.
(Self-centered Entitlement)

Tends to be involved with positive tasks without being told.
(Task-centered Contribution)

Entitlement sum = _____                                       Contribution sum = _____






Dominating versus Cooperative Teens

Domination over other teens versus efforts to cooperate respectfully with other teens.



Seems to control other teens for the purpose of demonstrating power over them.
(Power-seeking Domination)

Treats other teens respectfully as equals.
(Equality-seeking Cooperation)


Tries to control other teens with the use of criticism and fault finding.
(Critical Domination)

Works toward helping other teens do better with a supportive attitude.
(Encouraging Cooperation)

Manipulates other teens for self-serving advantage.
(Manipulative Domination)

Guides other teens with positive modeling.
(Collaborative Cooperation)


Seems to intentionally work against other teens.
(Opposing Domination)


Seek out ways to affirm other teens in a supportive manner.
(Affirming Cooperation)

Is quick to retaliate in moody and crabby ways toward other teens.
(Revenge seeking Domination)

Understands the importance of encouraging other teens.
(Nurturing Cooperation)

Domination sum = _____                                       Cooperation sum = _____












Withdrawing versus Connected Teens

Withdrawal from other teens versus efforts to connect trustfully with other teens



Seems indifferent to ordinary teenager activities.
(Indifferent Withdrawal



Express positive excitement toward teen oriented activities.
(Enthusiastic Connection)

Act as if cannot relate to other teens or seems insensitive to other teens.
(Insensitive Withdrawal)

Makes an effort to respond to other teens and listens to other teen.
(Responsive Connection)

Tends to avoid ordinary teenager activities.
(Action suppressed Withdrawal)


Responds constructively and initiate action toward ordinary teenager activities.
(Action expressed Connection)

Avoids expression of thoughts and ideas with other teens.
(Thought suppressed Withdrawal)


Assertively expresses ideas and thoughts with other teens.
(Thought expressed Connection)

Avoids interacting with other teens and becomes disconnected with other teens.
(Detached Withdrawal)

Is friendly and initiates friendly interactions with other teens.
(Participating Connection)


Withdrawal sum = _____                                           Connection sum = _____





















Self Above Service (SAS)                                       Service Beyond Self (SBS)

         (Total of 3 Area Scores)                                                                                                  (Total of 3 Area Scores)  





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