A bogus test

Monday, December 15, 2008 at 18:30 | Posted in web tests | 2 Comments

Just took a test that I can not classify as anything better than bogus. EQ my ass!

via Tiia


Your Score: 48


45 – 54
Congratulations! You have very high emotional intelligence. This is good news! EQ counts for twice as much as IQ and technical skills combined in determining who will be a star performer. Your level of EQ likely has been and will be a driver of your high performance for years to come. Areas to work on: While you are doing well – don’t forget to take time out of your busy day-to-day activities to stop and reflect on what brings you the greatest meaning in your life. If we fail to do this on a regular basis, we risk becoming tranquilized by the trivial. Sedated by the small details. Yes, deadlines need meeting and goals must be achieved. But if we are working toward goals that are not in alignment with our key values and greater purpose, we face becoming hostile and cynical – losing the reason we are doing ‘all of this’ in this first place! This translates into less joy and enthusiasm for our work – resulting in a diminished ability to be effective, at ease, and on purpose. As William James said: I have no doubt whatever that most people live, whether physically, intellectually, or morally, in a very restricted circle of their potential being. They make use of a very small portion of their possible consciousness… much like a man who, out of his whole body organism, should get into the habit of using and moving only his little finger… We all have reservoirs of life to draw upon, of which we do not dream.

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  1. Well, we tell them what they want to hear. Isn’t that the true mark of all kinds of intelligence?

  2. Sure, Geir, I even had to lie about my country of residence because the truthful option was not available.😛


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