Assessing Your Organizing Style Question 1 A - Time often passes without my noticing. B - I am very aware of time. Question 2 A - It's important for me to have everything where it belongs. B - As long as I can find what I need, I don't really care where things are kept. Question 3 A - I follow my hunches and go with the flow. B - I analyze whether ideas are good or not before taking action. Question 4 A - When speaking or writing, my natural instinct is to stick to the point. B - When speaking or writing, I tend to be free-flowing and creative, not feeling as though I must rigidly adhere to any specific guidelines. Question 5 A - I like to do things spontaneously. B - I like to be deliberate and plan out what I am going to do. Question 6 A - Before my weight gets out of control, I impose limits on my eating and drinking habits. B - I eat whenever I feel like it and don't worry about it unless things get completely out of control, such as my weight, blood sugar, or cholesterol. Question 7 A - I prefer to have my papers filed away. B - I like to keep my papers out in piles where I can see them. Question 8 A - I file things by subject. B - I prefer to locate things by color-coding. Question 9 A - People criticize me for always running late. B - People criticize me for being too impatient. Question 10 A - I like to throw things out when I don't need them. B - I like to save things in case I might need them. Question 11 A - If other people's stuff is in my way, I climb over it. B - I get irritated when others don't adhere to my standards of neatness. Question 12 A - It's hard for me to take time to play. B - If I want to do it, I want to do it now, and I don't want anyone to spoil my fun, even though I may regret it later.