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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When setting a goal where should you begin?

    • A.

      With the end in mind

    • B.

      The beginning

    • C.

      The middle

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. With the end in mind
    Explanation
    When setting a goal, beginning with the end in mind means envisioning the desired outcome or result that you want to achieve. This approach involves clarifying the ultimate objective and understanding what success looks like. By starting with the end in mind, you can create a clear roadmap and develop a plan that aligns with your desired outcome. This approach helps to provide direction, motivation, and focus throughout the goal-setting process.

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  • 2. 

    If you work within your life purpose you will experience

    • A.

      A sense of fulfillment

    • B.

      Find peace, joy and happiness

    • C.

      Service the world around you better

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Working within your life purpose can bring a sense of fulfillment because you are aligned with your true calling and are living a meaningful and purposeful life. It can also lead to finding peace, joy, and happiness as you are doing what you love and are passionate about. Additionally, when you work within your life purpose, you are likely to make a positive impact on the world around you, serving others and making a difference. Therefore, all of the given options are true when it comes to experiencing the benefits of working within your life purpose.

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  • 3. 

    A Personal Purpose Statement is used to

    • A.

      To help you to better understand your company's mission statement

    • B.

      Help you clearly define who you are and where you want to be in life

    • C.

      Is a part of your personal financial statements

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Help you clearly define who you are and where you want to be in life
    Explanation
    A Personal Purpose Statement is used to help individuals clearly define their identity and aspirations in life. It serves as a guiding principle that helps individuals understand who they are and where they want to be in the future. It helps in setting goals, making decisions, and aligning actions with personal values and beliefs. This statement is not related to a company's mission statement or personal financial statements.

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  • 4. 

    Within this course, what did S.M.A.R.T. goals stand for?

    • A.

      Special, Measurable, Action, Relevant, Timely

    • B.

      Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Timely

    • C.

      Specific, Memorable, Achievable, Reliable, Timely

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Timely
    Explanation
    S.M.A.R.T. goals stand for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Timely. This means that goals should be clearly defined and specific, with measurable criteria for success. They should also be achievable and realistic, relevant to the overall objective, and have a specific timeframe for completion.

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  • 5. 

    When writing out your goals, what are the top 4 things you should keep in mind?

    • A.

      Benefits, challenges, strategies and rewards

    • B.

      Money, time, vacation and resources

    • C.

      Mind, body, spirit and other people

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Benefits, challenges, strategies and rewards
    Explanation
    When writing out your goals, it is important to keep in mind the benefits that you will gain from achieving them. This will help to motivate and inspire you to work towards your goals. Additionally, considering the challenges that you may face along the way will allow you to prepare and develop strategies to overcome them. Finally, keeping the rewards in mind will give you something to look forward to and celebrate once you have achieved your goals. By considering these four factors - benefits, challenges, strategies, and rewards - you can create a well-rounded and effective plan for achieving your goals.

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  • 6. 

    Creating a detailed strategy plan for your goals will help you

    • A.

      Understand and implement each task

    • B.

      Identify your team of people and resources

    • C.

      Gives you a start and end date

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Creating a detailed strategy plan for your goals is beneficial because it helps you understand and implement each task, identify your team of people and resources, and gives you a start and end date. By having a clear plan in place, you can break down your goals into manageable tasks, allocate resources effectively, and set realistic timelines for completion. This comprehensive approach ensures that you have a solid understanding of the tasks at hand, the support needed, and the timeframe in which you aim to achieve your goals.

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  • 7. 

    The 3 for Success Strategy technique is

    • A.

      Your 3 Life-changing goals that you will reach over your lifetime

    • B.

      3 tasks that you do in small increments of time

    • C.

      Education, family and work balance

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. 3 tasks that you do in small increments of time
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "3 tasks that you do in small increments of time." The 3 for Success Strategy technique involves breaking down your tasks into smaller, manageable chunks that can be completed in short periods of time. This approach helps to increase productivity and prevent overwhelm by focusing on three specific tasks at a time. By tackling these tasks in small increments, you can make consistent progress towards your goals and achieve success in a more efficient and effective manner.

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  • 8. 

    Psychological researchers estimate that _____% of self-talk is negative

    • A.

      10%

    • B.

      35%

    • C.

      50%

    • D.

      80%

    Correct Answer
    D. 80%
    Explanation
    Psychological researchers estimate that a significant portion of self-talk is negative, with an estimated 80% being negative. This suggests that individuals often engage in self-critical or self-defeating thoughts and internal dialogue. This high percentage highlights the prevalence of negative self-talk and its potential impact on individuals' mental well-being and self-perception. It emphasizes the need for individuals to develop strategies to promote positive self-talk and cultivate a more supportive and compassionate inner dialogue.

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  • 9. 

    To obtain success and balance in your life, you should set goals in what areas of your life?

    • A.

      Personal and professional

    • B.

      Financial and relationships

    • C.

      Fun/Recreation and community

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    To obtain success and balance in life, it is important to set goals in all areas mentioned - personal, professional, financial, relationships, fun/recreation, and community. Setting goals in these different aspects of life ensures a well-rounded approach to achieving success and maintaining balance. By setting goals in personal and professional life, one can focus on personal growth and career development. Financial and relationship goals help in achieving financial stability and nurturing meaningful connections. Fun/recreation and community goals contribute to overall well-being and a sense of belonging. Therefore, setting goals in all these areas is crucial for a successful and balanced life.

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  • 10. 

    What are the 3 R's for on-going goal achieving success?

    • A.

      Retain, review and rewind

    • B.

      Review, Re-evaluate and rewrite

    • C.

      Re-evaluate, rewind and remind

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Review, Re-evaluate and rewrite
    Explanation
    The 3 R's for on-going goal achieving success are review, re-evaluate, and rewrite. Reviewing involves reflecting on progress and identifying areas for improvement. Re-evaluating involves assessing the effectiveness of current strategies and making necessary adjustments. Rewriting refers to updating and refining goals and action plans based on new insights. These three steps ensure continuous improvement and adaptability in pursuit of goals.

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  • 11. 

    A goals book is used to

    • A.

      Write down various "Aha Ideas" that come to mind

    • B.

      Use as a personal diary

    • C.

      Keep personal tax receipts in

    • D.

      Write term papers in

    Correct Answer
    A. Write down various "Aha Ideas" that come to mind
    Explanation
    A goals book is used to write down various "Aha Ideas" that come to mind. This implies that the purpose of a goals book is to capture and record any sudden realizations or breakthrough ideas that one may have. It serves as a tool for brainstorming and creative thinking, allowing individuals to document their innovative thoughts and insights for future reference and inspiration.

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  • 12. 

    Upon completing this course you will have

    • A.

      An understanding of cultural issues facing America

    • B.

      Leadership skills used by upper level managers

    • C.

      A strategic Life Mastery Success Plan designed specifically for you

    • D.

      Gain an understanding of political theory

    Correct Answer
    C. A strategic Life Mastery Success Plan designed specifically for you
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A strategic Life Mastery Success Plan designed specifically for you". This answer is supported by the information provided in the question, which states that upon completing the course, the individual will have gained this specific plan. The other options mentioned in the question, such as understanding cultural issues, leadership skills, and political theory, are not explicitly mentioned as outcomes of the course. Therefore, the most appropriate answer is the one that is directly stated in the question.

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  • 13. 

    An average goal without action is merely a

    • A.

      Thought

    • B.

      Wish

    • C.

      Verbal statement

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because an average goal without action is just a thought, wish, or verbal statement. Without taking any action towards achieving the goal, it remains as a mere idea or desire without any tangible progress.

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  • 14. 

    In the Harvard study, what percent of individuals actually reached their goals because they had clear written plans and implemented their plan?

    • A.

      3%

    • B.

      13%

    • C.

      3%

    • D.

      84%

    Correct Answer
    A. 3%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3%. This means that only 3% of individuals in the Harvard study were able to achieve their goals by having clear written plans and successfully implementing those plans. This suggests that the majority of individuals did not find success in reaching their goals through this method.

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  • 15. 

    Positive self talk, visualization and understanding the law of attraction will help you

    • A.

      Learn quantum physics

    • B.

      Hit the lottery

    • C.

      Reach your goals faster, easier and more clearly

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Reach your goals faster, easier and more clearly
    Explanation
    Positive self-talk, visualization, and understanding the law of attraction can be powerful tools in achieving success. By practicing positive self-talk, individuals can boost their confidence and motivation, which can lead to increased productivity and effectiveness in reaching their goals. Visualization allows individuals to create a clear mental image of their desired outcome, helping them stay focused and motivated. Understanding the law of attraction involves believing that positive thoughts and energy attract positive outcomes. By combining these strategies, individuals can enhance their ability to reach their goals faster, easier, and with greater clarity.

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  • 16. 

    The definition of a goal is

    • A.

      The ongoing pursuit of a worthy objective until it is reached

    • B.

      The destination of a journey

    • C.

      The objective of a person's ambition or effort; an aim purpose or desires result

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because all three options accurately describe the definition of a goal. A goal is the ongoing pursuit of a worthy objective until it is reached, it is the destination of a journey, and it is the objective of a person's ambition or effort. Therefore, all three options are correct and encompass the complete definition of a goal.

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  • 17. 

    According to this course what does the term R.F.B stand for?

    • A.

      Roberts Fabric Barn

    • B.

      Regulated Federal Bureau

    • C.

      Response From Bias

    • D.

      Reason For Being

    Correct Answer
    D. Reason For Being
    Explanation
    The term R.F.B stands for "Reason For Being." This is based on the understanding provided in the course.

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  • 18. 

    What "I" statement should be used when talking about specific and measurable goals?

    • A.

      I can't

    • B.

      I will

    • C.

      I want

    • D.

      I should

    Correct Answer
    B. I will
    Explanation
    The "I will" statement should be used when talking about specific and measurable goals because it indicates a commitment to take action and achieve the desired outcome. It implies a sense of determination and responsibility towards accomplishing the goal. By using "I will," the individual is expressing their intention to actively work towards the goal, making it more likely to be achieved.

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  • 19. 

    Which one is the correct statement for a specific and measurable goal?

    • A.

      I want to lose weight

    • B.

      I will weigh 135 pounds by 12/12/09

    • C.

      I think I can loose weight someday

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. I will weigh 135 pounds by 12/12/09
    Explanation
    The correct statement for a specific and measurable goal is "I will weigh 135 pounds by 12/12/09." This statement is specific because it clearly states the desired outcome of weighing 135 pounds. It is measurable because it provides a specific target weight to be achieved. Additionally, the inclusion of a deadline, 12/12/09, makes it time-bound.

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  • 20. 

    Top secrets of the most successful people in the world are

    • A.

      They set goals in every area of their life

    • B.

      They have a "To Do List" to put them closer to achieving their goals

    • C.

      They have carefully designed a "Plan" for their life

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above." This means that all three statements mentioned in the question are true and contribute to the success of the most successful people in the world. Setting goals in every area of their life helps them stay focused and motivated. Having a "To Do List" helps them prioritize tasks and take steps towards achieving their goals. Designing a "Plan" for their life helps them create a roadmap and make strategic decisions. By doing all of these things, successful people are able to effectively manage their time, stay organized, and work towards their desired outcomes.

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