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TTI Success Insights Personality Tests Preparation – 2023

Solving Aptitude Tests

What Is TTI Success Insights?

TTI Success Insights has been offering its products and services since 1984. They provide testing to 115 countries globally and offer their assessment tests in 47 languages. They are considered one of the best in the industry, which makes it extremely likely that on your career journey you will be asked to take one of their tests.


What Are the TTI Success Insights Personality Tests?

TTI prides itself on being a people-oriented company. They offer various styles of personality tests and use the information to compile a comprehensive report on what they have learned about the test taker. TTI has based many of its assessments on their behavior DISC model. DISC stands for Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, and Compliance and these are the traits that are measured on a TTI Personality test


12 Driving Forces/Workplace Motivators

This test is used to identify what motivates an individual, and how motivated they are.

This test is used to help determine how well an individual fits into the culture of a company, or how well they will work on a specific team.

The 12 Driving Forces are identified as:

  • Intellectual
  • Instinctual
  • Resourceful
  • Selfless
  • Harmonious
  • Objective
  • Altruistic
  • Intentional
  • Commanding
  • Collaborative
  • Constructive
  • Receptive


These are further broken down into the 4 primary motivators, or why certain motivators are prioritized by different individuals.

These motivators are:

  • Primary
  • Situational
  • Indifferent
  • Areas of awareness


Talent Insights

There are three versions of this test available management, executive, and sales. This assessment is based upon the DISC behaviors and 12 Driving Forces. It will also identify how well the motivators integrate with the behaviors.

This assessment will evaluate:

  • Behaviors
    • Behavioral hierarchy- This section identifies the behaviors that describe an individual
    • Time wasters- The things that impact their motivation and effectiveness
    • Areas for improvement
  • Motivators
  • Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Energizers and stressors


Emotional Quotient (EQ) Assessment

An individual’s EQ is a strong indicator of how they will get along with other employees, and perform when asked to work with other people. This assessment measures and evaluates 5 interpersonal and intrapersonal skills that are important parts of workplace behavior.


  • Social skills
  • Empathy


  • Self-awareness
  • Self-motivation
  • Self-regulation


Relationship Insights

This assessment is generally used to help prevent interoffice conflict. It helps show an individual where they may be going wrong in the way they relate to other people.

This tests measures:

  • General statements – These give an overview of an individual’s behavior
  • Current wants
  • Relationship strengths – What an individual brings to relationships
  • Keys to communication – The way an individual prefers to communicate
  • Barriers – How not to approach this person


Personal Motivation and Engagement Assessment

This assessment test gives insight into why an individual may act a certain way. It helps explain their actions and attitudes.

There are 6 attitudes that TTI identifies as shaping an individual’s behaviors and world view.

  • Theoretical – enjoys analyzing and learning
  • Utilitarian – Results-oriented
  • Aesthetic – Wants to experience the world
  • Social – Has the drive to assist others
  • Individualistic – Wants to achieve power and lead others
  • Traditional – Interested in the higher meaning in life


Task Quotient

This helps evaluate how well an individual will fit into a role- they have applied for. It identifies the tasks and work style that an individual prefers.


TTI Success Insight Reports

Results from their assessment tests can be combined to generate reports for certain skills or traits without having to have job-seekers take yet another test.

  • Behavioral Intelligence – Combines DISC traits (identified in the talent insights) with the EQ assessment.
  • Trimetrix EQ – This combines the results of the DISC, 12 Driving Forces, and the EQ.
  • Trimetrix DNA – The combined results of the DISC, 12 driving forces, and EQ plus 25 competencies.



How to Prepare for the TTI Personality Tests?

TTI Success provides thorough and insightful results. Like all personality assessments, you don’t need to worry about studying or refreshing any skills. Study the DISC and TTI’s 12 Driving forces to understand what they are about prior to taking the tests. Knowledge of what the scales they use, and the traits the measure, will help you provide well thought out responses. Be truthful, but maintain your professional mindset when taking the tests, since this may influence your answers.



Personality tests can be stressful simply because there are no right answers. Trust in yourself that you have what it takes to be successful and that you know yourself well enough to have chosen the right career path. If you remember this and put your best foot forward, your personality will shine through, and there will be no question about you being the right candidate for the job.