The SCARF Assessment

The SCARF® Model
assesses the differences in people’s social motivation. Some people are more sensitive to status threat and rewards, others to certainty and relatedness. Having SCARF needs satisfied drives engagement and retention.

Learn more about the SCARF Model® by reading the blog post, Five Ways to Spark (or Destroy) Your Employees’ Motivation.

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SCARF® Helps Organizations Have Better Conversations & Meet Their Inclusion Challenge

Conversations That Help People Learn, Grow, and Achieve

Dramatically increase the quality of everyday and planned performance conversations, rolled out across an audience of any size.

Be More Collaborative, Creative, and Connected as a Team

Empower managers and employees to dramatically improve their interactions, foster stronger working relationships and find novel ways to tackle difficult challenges, in real time.

Learn to License SCARF® as You See Fit at Your Organization

Increase Awareness, Influence Others, and Improve Interactions

The SCARF® Model is a brain-based framework designed to enhance self and social awareness and improve the quality of daily interactions.

Leverage SCARF® for Personal Development, Build Coaching Skills & Become a Change Agent

Deep-Dive Into Theory


Acquire a deep understanding of neuroscience theory as it relates to leading change at any scale. Dive into research presented by PhDs in this virtual program.

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Build Applicable Skills


Learn cutting-edge research-based tools and skills to help you effectively coach high-performance business professionals. Earn ICF credits.

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SCARF defines the five domains of experience that activate strong threats and rewards in the brain.

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