The iStar™ is an online self-assessment that is easy, fun, and fast.  Users receive a personalized iStar Report™. This uses the classic elements as metaphors to describe: Character Traits, Aptitudes, Skills, Communication Style, and Motivators. Individuals also receive a personalized Digital iStar Badge™ which is a powerful, simple way to picture and communicate one’s combined strengths and assets holistically.



The iStar Self-Assessment™ may be used as a stand-alone resource. It’s also the first activity module within the Prelude Suite™. It works across all devices. The actual online assessment process requires about 20 minutes.

Cross Cultural

The iStar Self-Assessment™ is used effectively in very diverse cultural contexts and with different age groups from the Indian subcontinent to Canada’s far north.


The iStar Self-Assessment™ is ideal for onboarding individuals and teams. It’s easy, quick and engaging to use especially with a culturally diverse workforce.


iStar Journal

The StarSmart Journal™  makes it easy for individuals to translate their iStar™ insights into practical goals and outcomes.

iStar Gallery

The iStar Gallery is a powerful way for ˜virtual strangers” to start picturing themselves as a team.

iStar Analytics

iStar Analytics™  generate easy-to-use, practical visual data to better understand a team’s overall character and ‘soft skills’. This ascertain if the team or group has the best balance of aptitudes needed.


Training & Facilitation

For professionals – trainers, facilitators, coaches, counselors, consultants human resource managers, and educators – learning to administer iStar is easy, intuitive, and relatively quick. An online training program and guide is provided along with online support.

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Howard Esbin, PhDiStar