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
You manage things; you lead people. - Grace M Hopper
A team is a reflection of its leadership. - Unknown
Behind leadership there is always a person. - Unknown
The supreme quality of leadership is integrity. - Dwight D Eisenhower
Stardom isn't a profession, it's an accident. - Lauren Bacall
Incomprehensible jargon is the hallmark of a profession. - Kingman Brewster
The only way I can get a leading-man role is if I write it. - John Cleese
Leadership cannot really be taught. It can only be learned. - Harold Geneen
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. - Warren G Bennis
The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority. - Kenneth H Blanchard
Leadership is taking responsibility while others are making excuses. - John C Maxwell
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. - Peter F Drucker
The best time management strategy: don't find the time, find the why. - Chris Guillebeau
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. - Ralph Nader
Professional men, they have no cares;
whatever happens, they get theirs. - Ogden Nash
Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it. - Omar N. Bradley
Leadership is at its best making promises to the people... and then keeping them. - Unknown
Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead. - Pete Hoekstra
The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their profession. - Unknown
Vanity can create a very cruel space for you if you don't know how to manage it. - Lady Gaga
An Englishman teaching an American about food is like the blind leading the one-eyed. - A.J. Liebling
Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money. - Jules Renard
As to lawyers, their profession is supported by the indiscriminate defense of right and wrong. - Junius
Supporting myself at an early age was the best training for life I could have possibly received. - Lea Thompson
The one quality that can be developed by studious reflection and practice is the leadership of men. - Dwight D Eisenhower
Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. - Dwight D Eisenhower
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
Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't. - Peter F Drucker
It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive, but those who can best manage change. - Charles Darwin
Leadership is getting someone to do what they don't want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve. - Tom Landry
I'm a night owl, and luckily my profession supports that. The best ideas come to me in the dead of night. - Josh Fox
It's because you're scared that there's danger.
But could she manage not to be scared anymore? - Johanna Verweerd
Leadership is about creating powerful human currents moving enthusiastically and creatively in the right direction. - Unknown
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
Leadership is all about caring, daring and sharing. Caring for people, Daring to Act fearlessly, and Sharing the success with all. - Sujit Lalwani
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
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall. - Stephen Covey
One of the most important leadership lessons is realizing you're not the most important or the most intelligent person in the room at all times. - Mario Batall
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