At Underscore we are proud to be able to integrate a range of psychometric profiling tools into our transformation consultancy, project resourcing and talent development programmes. Psychometrics support learning and development activities by enabling you to explore your personality, understand how this drives your behaviours, discover your strengths and areas for development and unlock your potential to work with others. Psychometrics can be used for coaching, mentoring, mentoring, team development and leadership development. There are a range of profiling tools available; explore this page and discover more about the the tools we use.

Our Current Psychometric Profiling Tools

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Lumina Spark reveals your whole personality, providing a unique portrait of who you really are.

The Spark Portrait is a personalised psychometric assessment which will aid you in exploring your personality and help you increase your self‐awareness.

This will enable you to understand how to adapt your behaviours to improve personal and professional relationships and teamwork.

Lumina Spark inspires people to develop skills most needed in the workplace – adaptability, agility, a growth mind-set, partnering, authenticity and the ability to lead self and others.

The Lumina Spark portrait will help you to:

  • Increase your self-awareness
  • Reveal your hidden potential
  • Cope better under pressure
  • Improve your communication
  • Improve your teamwork
  • Expand your leadership skills
  • Executive Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Self-awareness
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Leadership Development
  • Team Building
  • High Performing Teams
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Co-creating results
  • Communication & Influencing
  • Design Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving

Lumina Emotion reveals your emotional blueprint and uncovers the relationship between your inner feelings, emotions and behaviours.

The ability to choose our response to a situation is a powerful one – Lumina Emotion gives people that ability.  This psychometric will help you to identify your emotional strengths, understand how you can overplay your strengths and recognise potential blockers for interpersonal effectiveness

Improved emotional intelligence, adaptability and resilience are just some of the benefits which organisations report.

Lumina Emotion inspires people to develop Emotional Intelligence by helping individuals to recognise emotions, understand what causes the emotion and manage those emotions effectively.

The Lumina Emotion portrait will help you to discover your key preferences, attitudes and behaviours which affect:

  • Attitude to others
  • Structure and goals
  • Curiosity & change
  • Direction of energy and emotional expression
  • Outlook on life
  • Self-regard
  • Emotional intensity
  • Relationship to stress
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Executive Coaching
  • Leadership Development
  • Stress Management
  • Resilience and Mental Toughness

Lumina Leaders reveals your natural leadership style and helps you to understand how your personality drives your preferred leadership style.

Your Lumina Leader portrait will help you to understand how to lead with confidence and authenticity.  It will also help you to understand your strengths and areas for development and how to adapt your leadership style to have a greater positive impact on your team and organisation.

We can also use Lumina Leader 360 which offers you the opportunity to receive 360 feedback on your leadership styles to support your action planning for the future.

Lumina Leader inspires individuals to develop a broad portfolio of Leadership Styles and increase their personal leadership capability.   Your portrait will enable you to harness your brand of leadership which is unique to you and understand how to work in a diverse world full of challenges.

Your Lumina Leader portrait will help you to understand the competencies needed to:

  • Lead with vison
  • Lead through people
  • Lead with drive
  • Lead to deliver
  • Executive Coaching
  • Leadership Development
Lumina Sales

Lumina Sales reveals your Sales Style preferences and the strengths you bring to the sales process.

Your Lumina Sales portrait will help you to understand how your qualities support the sales process and your potential pitfalls when pursuing opportunities.

Lumina Sales inspires individuals to focus on return on relationship in order to maximise return on investment.  Your portrait will enable you to map your sales style to the 6 stages of the sales cycle and understand your strengths and weakness in the sales process.

Your Lumina Sales portrait will help you to understand your sales style, strengths and weaknesses in each of the 6 stages of the sales cycle:

  • Research and Acquire knowledge
  • Prospect and engage clients
  • Understand needs
  • Recommend solutions
  • Get commitment
  • Develop & Support Accounts
  • Essential sales skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Sales performance coaching
  • Bid team coaching
  • Account Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Marketing team coaching

Lumina Teams will reveal the inner working of your team.  It will provide a unique snapshot of your team’s underlying, everyday and overstretched persona.  This will allow you to explore the personalities driving your team culture and climate and move your team from storming to high performing.

Lumina Team will inspire your team to work collaboratively, explore team strengths and discover the behaviours which can block progress in the challenges you collectively face.

The Lumina Team profile will:

  • Reveal your team’s own perspective of it’s character
  • See how other people view you as a team
  • Understand how the team is likely to behave when under stress
  • Co-create greater awareness and understanding
  • Learn to value each member’s unique contribution
  • Leadership Development
  • High Performing Teams
  • Teaming for innovation
  • Turning conflict into collaboration
  • Dysfunctional Teams
  • Team Coaching

Lumina Select a psychometric which can be used for recruitment and development.  It will reveal an individual’s strengths and weaknesses against a set of behavioural competencies which have been developed through extensive research.

Lumina Select is a comprehensive digital product that produces a Lumina Job Profiler, portrait walkthrough and interview guide for recruiters.  The behavioural competencies can be carried forward into the development world to ensure an end to end HR service where recruiting is closely linked to Learning and development.

  • Recruitment
  • Onboarding
  • Competency modelling
  • Capability development

Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) will reveal your personality type using a process of online questionnaires and self-reflection.  The tool builds a robust foundation for life-long personal development. It provides a constructive, flexible and liberating framework for understanding individual differences and strengths.

In addition to personality tests, MBTI provides a constructive, flexible framework that can be applied to all areas of human interaction and personal development. The MBTI profile reveals how we see and interact with the world, giving insight into our motivation and the motivation of others. This provides a strong foundation for personal growth and development, underpinning enhanced personal effectiveness.

MBTI will inspire you to embark on a lifelog development journey and to embrace challenges in this volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world.

Your MBTI portrait will help you to improve your ability to deal with:

  • Conflict
  • Stress
  • Teams
  • Communication
  • Decision making
  • Influencing
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Career Development
  • Managing others
  • Change
  • Leading Others
  • Communication in teams
  • Building High Performing Teams
  • Coaching – individual and team
  • Leadership Development
  • Decision Making
  • Managing Change
  • Team Development
  • Feedback

Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO). FIRO’s accessible and universally applicable framework reveals how individuals can shape and adapt their individual behaviours, influence others effectively and build trust among colleagues. It is an excellent resource for coaching individuals and teams about the underlying drivers behind their interactions with others.

The FIRO Psychometric tool provides the groundwork for building effective and successful working relationships.

FIRO will enable you to look at your team through the FIRO lens:

  • Demystify behaviours
  • Understand dysfunctions in a team
  • Understand team members connect needs
  • Clarify misunderstandings
  • Diffuse underlying team tensions
  • Prevent team derailment
  • Build trust within relationships
  • Accelerate heightened performance
  • Team coaching
  • Team development
  • Dysfunctional Teams
  • Teaming

Mental Toughness Questionnaire 48 (MTQ48) will reveal how effectively you deal with stress, pressure and challenge.  MTQ48 reflects the mindset you adopt when facing day-to-day pressure situations.  It will reveal the traits that underpin your character, determination and resilience.

MTQ48 will inspire you to maximise your core qualities that drive your ability to mentally cope with difficult challenges.  Most psychometrics focus on behaviours (how we act) and attributes (how we feel) – the MTQ looks at how we think which a key driver for the development of behaviours and improving personal performance.

The MTQ48 will identify your strengths and weaknesses around the 4 key components of Mental Toughness:

  • Control
  • Commitment
  • Challenge
  • Confidence
  • Mental Health Awareness
  • Mental Toughness
  • Stress Management
  • Resilience
  • Improving Performance
  • Self-Awareness
  • Team Coaching
    • Positive thinking
    • Goal setting
    • Anxiety Management
    • Attention
    • Visualisation
  • Sports Coaching


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