The following small quiz consists of 4 questions. It tells whether you are qualified for Professional positions. According to statistics of Andersen Worldwide, around 90% of the professionals failed the exam. Scroll down for the answers. The questions are not that difficult. You just need to think.
1. How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator?
The correct answer is : open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe and close the door.
The above question tested whether you are doing simple things in a complicated way.
2. How do you put an elephant into a refrigerator?
Wrong Answer: Open the refrigerator, put in the elephant and close the refrigerator.
Correct Answer: Open the refrigerator, take out the giraffe, put in the elephant and close the door.
The above question tested your logic skills.
3. The Lion King is hosting an animal conference. All the animals attend except one. Which animal does not attend?
Correct Answer: The Elephant! ... it’s still in the refrigerator!
The above question tested your memory skills.
OK, if you did not answer the last three questions correctly, this one may be your last chance to testify your qualification to be a Professional.
4. There is the river where the crocodiles live. How do you get across it?
Correct Answer: Simply swim across it. All the Crocodiles are attending the Animal Meeting!
The above question tested your comprehensive skills. If you did not get any of the questions right, relax - you are perfectly qualified for a management position!
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Leadership is action, not position. - Samuel Gompers
What Washington needs is adult supervision. - Barack Obama
Behind leadership there is always a person. - Unknown
To be a poet is a condition, not a profession. - Robert Frost
Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse. - Elizabeth Kenny
Greatness is a road leading towards the unknown. - Charles de Gaulle
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. - Kin Hubbard
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. - John F Kennedy
Incomprehensible jargon is the hallmark of a profession. - Kingman Brewster
Leaders inspire. They aren't assigned leadership. They command it. - Dr. Phil McGraw
Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions. - Bo Bennett
The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own personal example. - Unknown
To err is human. To blame it on somebody else shows management potential. - Unknown
Our profession is the only one which works unceasingly to annihilate itself. - Martin H. Fischer
You can only go as high on the leadership ladder as your character will allow you. - John C Maxwell
Physics is the only profession in which prophecy is not only accurate but routine. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money. - Jules Renard
Somewhere in the world someone is training when you are not. When you race him, he will win. - Tom Fleming
Leadership is all about influence and everything rises and falls on leadership... everything. - John C Maxwell
The heart of good leadership is sacrifice. If you want to grow an organization - grow leaders. - John C Maxwell
Supporting myself at an early age was the best training for life I could have possibly received. - Lea Thompson
Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. - Dwight D Eisenhower
One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency. - Arnold H. Glasow
The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side. - James Baldwin
You moon the wrong person at an office party and suddenly you're not professional anymore. - Jeff Foxworthy
Diabetes is a great example whereby, giving the patient the tools, you can manage yourself very well. - Clayton Christensen
Nothing is more despicable than a professional talker who uses his words as a quack uses his remedies. - Francois Fenelon
Leadership is getting someone to do what they don't want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve. - Tom Landry
I believe that if ever I had to practice cannibalism, I might manage if there were enough tarragon around. - James Beard
It's because you're scared that there's danger.
But could she manage not to be scared anymore? - Johanna Verweerd
Basketball develops individuality, initiative, and leadership. Now get out there and do exactly what I tell you to. - Dick Vitale
We do not need to attend classroom training programs for everything. Observation opens the windows of knowledge around us. - Sukant Ratnakar
Many training programs and often schools focus on just a skill or a kind of work competency. That's only half the equation. - Gerald Chertavian
The workers' and peasants' government proposes to all warring peoples... negotiations leading to a just, democratic peace. - Lenin
I recently went to a new doctor and noticed he was located in something called the Professional Building. I felt better right away. - George Carlin
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy. - Oscar Wilde
There's only one thing worse than training your staff and having them leave, and that's not training them and having them stay. - Zig Ziglar
Being with a woman all night never hurt no professional baseball player. It's staying up all night looking for a woman that does him in. - Casey Stengel
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