How To Enjoy Your Life & Your Job Quiz

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How To Enjoy Your Life & Your Job Quiz

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  • 1. 
    "There is a time in every man's education when her arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till.  The power which resides in him is new in nature, and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried."  This excerpt is taken from Emerson's essay on what?
    • A. 

      Self-Reliance

    • B. 

      Self-Awareness

    • C. 

      Self-Confidence

    • D. 

      Self-Righteousness

  • 2. 
    To cultivate a mental attitude that will bring us [Blank] and [Blank], remember let's not imitate others.  Let's find ourselves and be ourselves.
  • 3. 
    To help prevent fatigue and worry: 
    • A. 

      Clear your desk of all the papers except those relating to the immediate problem.

    • B. 

      Do things in the order of their importance.

    • C. 

      Don't keep putting off decisions.

    • D. 

      Learn to organize, deputize and supervise.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Relaxation is the [Blank] of all tension and effort.
  • 5. 
    Relax in odd moments, work as much as possible, check yourself four or five times a day and test yourself again at the end of the day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    "I had the blues because I had no shoes, until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet."  What meaning can be taken away from this quote?
    • A. 

      Be prepared to help others

    • B. 

      Always be considerate of others

    • C. 

      Count your blessings--not your troubles!

    • D. 

      Always carry shoes with you

  • 7. 
    In Chapter 6, Remember No One Ever Kicks a Dead Dog, unjust criticism is often a disguised ____________.
    • A. 

      Insult

    • B. 

      Lesson

    • C. 

      Value

    • D. 

      Compliment

  • 8. 
    Do the very best you can, and then put up your old umbrella and keep the rain of [Blank] from running down the back of your neck.
  • 9. 
    In "If You Want to Gather Honey, Don't Kick Over the Beehive," what three things are important to remember?
    • A. 

      Don't criticize

    • B. 

      Don't condemn

    • C. 

      Don't complain

    • D. 

      Don't yell

  • 10. 
    "When dealing with people, let us remember we are not dealing with creatures of logic.  We are dealing with creatures of emotion, creatures bristling with prejudices and motivated by pride and vanity."  This excerpt was taken from The Big Secret of Dealing With People, true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    In The Big Secret of Dealing with People, John  Dewey, one of America’s philosophers said the deepest urge in human nature 'is the desire to be' what?
    • A. 

      Appreciated

    • B. 

      Important

    • C. 

      Understood

    • D. 

      Accepted

  • 12. 
    Charles Schwab said, "I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people the greatest asset I possess, and the way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In The Big Secret of Dealing with People, it is important to give [Blank] and [Blank] appreciation.
  • 14. 
    Professor Overstreet's advised, "First, arouse in the other person an eager want.  He who can do this has the whole world with him.  He who cannot walks a(n) __________."
    • A. 

      Exciting path

    • B. 

      Lonely way

    • C. 

      Long way

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Alfred Adler, a psychologist, wrote a book entitled What Life Should Mean to You.  In that book he says: "It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others.  It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Showing genuine interest in others not only wins friends for you, but may develop in its customers a loyalty to your company. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    In How to Make People Instantly Like You, it is important to
    • A. 

      Treat others the way you would like to be treated

    • B. 

      Make the other person feel important--and do it sincerely

    • C. 

      Express appreciation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What are the ways to win people to your way of thinking?
    • A. 

      Don't win arguments all of the time

    • B. 

      Show respect for the other person's opinions

    • C. 

      Make people like you instantly

    • D. 

      Begin in a friendly way

    • E. 

      The big secret of dealing with people is lifting them up

    • F. 

      Get people to say "Yes"

    • G. 

      Let the other person feel the ideas are his or hers

    • H. 

      Employ tact and diplomacy

    • I. 

      Appeal to the nobler motives

  • 19. 
    A sure way to make enemies is to tell someone they're wrong.  Instead, use diplomacy and _____________________. 
    • A. 

      Argue your point

    • B. 

      Show respect for the other person's opinion

    • C. 

      Explain why the other person is wrong

    • D. 

      Ignore the person

  • 20. 
    Lincoln said, "It is an old and true maxim that 'a drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.' So with men, if you would win a man to  your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.  Therein is a drop of honey that catches his heart; which, say what you will, is ______________."
    • A. 

      Extremely negative

    • B. 

      The positive way to view things

    • C. 

      Most important thing in life

    • D. 

      The great high road to his reason

  • 21. 
    Socrates asked questions with which his opponents would have to agree.  The basis for this method, called the "Socratic Method," is to _______________. 
    • A. 

      Emphasize the things on which you agree

    • B. 

      Get the other person saying "yes"

    • C. 

      'He who treads softly goes far'

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    A good way to get people to cooperate in your ideas, is to let the other person feel that idea is 
    • A. 

      Important

    • B. 

      His or hers

    • C. 

      Impossible

    • D. 

      Good

  • 23. 
    What are the Ways to Change People Without Giving Offense or Arousing Resentment?
    • A. 

      Call attention to people's mistakes indirectly

    • B. 

      Talk about your own mistakes first

    • C. 

      Don't give orders - motivate!

    • D. 

      Let the other person save face

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    French aviation pioneer and author Antoine de Saint-Exupery wrote: "I have no right to say or do anything that diminishes a man in his own eyes.  What matters is not what I think of him, but what ________________________."
    • A. 

      Others think of him

    • B. 

      He decides to do

    • C. 

      He thinks of himself

    • D. 

      Others make of it

  • 25. 
    In a nutshell, what two books do the rules from this book originate from?
    • A. 

      The Quick & Easy Way to Effective Speaking

    • B. 

      The Leader In You

    • C. 

      How To Win Friends and Influence People

    • D. 

      Lincoln the Unknown

    • E. 

      Make Yourself Unforgettable

    • F. 

      How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

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