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!
Example is leadership. - Albert Schweitzer
Behind leadership there is always a person. - Unknown
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. - Kin Hubbard
Stardom isn't a profession, it's an accident. - Lauren Bacall
Incomprehensible jargon is the hallmark of a profession. - Kingman Brewster
Leadership does not always wear the harness of compromise. - Woodrow Wilson
Leaders inspire. They aren't assigned leadership. They command it. - Dr. Phil McGraw
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. - Peter F Drucker
Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions. - Bo Bennett
To err is human. To blame it on somebody else shows management potential. - Unknown
The best time management strategy: don't find the time, find the why. - Chris Guillebeau
Professional men, they have no cares;
whatever happens, they get theirs. - Ogden Nash
The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can't help it. - Leo Rosten
Skateboarding is training, but I don't think of it as training. It's fun. - Shaun White
You do not lead by hitting people over the head; that is assault, not leadership. - Dwight D Eisenhower
A professional is one who does his best work when he feels the least like working. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Leadership is all about influence - the first person you need to influence is you. - John C Maxwell
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
I'm a producer for fun. I'm not a professional schooled musician or anything. - Afrojack
The day people stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. - Gen. Colin Powell
Leadership is all about influence and everything rises and falls on leadership... everything. - John C Maxwell
Medicine, the only profession that labours incessantly to destroy the reason for its own existence. - James Bryce
One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency. - Arnold H. Glasow
A professional is a man who can do his best at a time when he doesn't particularly feel like it. - Alistair Cooke
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
All dentists talk while they work. They have inherited this from their professional ancestors, the barbers. - Mark Twain
It's because you're scared that there's danger.
But could she manage not to be scared anymore? - Johanna Verweerd
Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel. - William Hazlitt
We have to prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that it is talent and training, not color, that makes a ballet dancer. - Arthur Mitchell
We do not need to attend classroom training programs for everything. Observation opens the windows of knowledge around us. - Sukant Ratnakar
A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this, get out of the profession. - Martin H. Fischer
I hated every minute of training, but I said, "Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion." - Muhammad Ali
The workers' and peasants' government proposes to all warring peoples... negotiations leading to a just, democratic peace. - Lenin
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
Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen. - Pablo Picasso
In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power - including strong and principled diplomacy. - Barack Obama
Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control. - Tom Landry
Regarded simply as a politician, and compared with the other leading political figures of our time, how clean a smell he has managed to leave behind. - Mahatma Gandhi
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