The right click button on your mouse:Imagine my surprise when the first question was more like:
- orders coffee
- opens a window of selectable operations
- blows up your computer
- turns on your TV
Spider : web as...While I was still struggling to shift my brain from "whaaaaa?" to "I don't think that's a question about the world wide web" the clock was ticking: 45-minutes for 35 questions. Each one was more annoying than the one before:
- car : tire
- bird : nest
- house : yard
- love : hate
Fill in the blanks in the following series: m_ntt_fzo_l_mpq_mAnd:
If A is B's mother and D is the father of C and E is D's cousin, what is the relationship between A and C?So why didn't I just close the Elance window, pour another cup of coffee, and call my mother for a good dose of: "You are a fabulously accomplished human being?" Because you cannot stop these tests once you begin. You can only move through them or fail. And for some reason, I could not bear an outright failure. Of course, when the result of not giving up to failure came back too close to average for my liking, I hit "do not post." Sigh. I have spent the evening pondering what I learned about myself and our North American, success driven, over-stressed, out of work world today. That, and those magnificent portfolios. Are you familiar with this motivational phrase?
What would you do if you knew you could not fail?How many of us face a more insidious lion at the gate than failure?
What would you do if you were willing to be average?25-million Americans are flying in circles like buzzards around jobs they do not want, they are not qualified to do, and they will not like if they get. The competition is fierce. The stakes are high. And being average will not do.