The individual sessions are an opening for the parties to get to know their unique styles of behavior, learning, and conflict, as well as how these styles support or hinder their workplace dynamic. There are numerous online and printed self-assessment instruments, also referred to as profiles or inventories, which allow the individual to see their tendencies, trigger points, and reactive style under stress. Most can be given as individual profiles or as a 360-degree assessment, which has the advantage of showing not only how the taker perceives their style but also how others experience the taker's style when it interacts with their own.

Having each party complete one or more of these assessments offers insight that ...

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