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A Fastlane Test - What is Your Locus Of Control?

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ZF Lee

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Internal Locus||||||||||||||||69%
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I'm somehow wondering whether I might make different decisions under differing moods.
Yes, human behaviour may not be always consistent.
 
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A very important concept every entrepreneur should understand. Especially taking responsibility for failures gives one the power to make it better next time.
 

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Time for introspection.
 

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This isn't binary. We need both. Lots of things we can control (or at least influence), some things we can't.

Although it is definitely better to have more of an internal locus rather than an external locus, it doesn't follow that having 100% internal and 0% external focus is ideal. That would just be insane.
 
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Yeah... got some things to work on here. Or maybe I just haven’t achieved enough yet or worked hard enough yet.
 

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This is great and vey interesting, the problem is that I think it's difficult to answer all questions neutrally and not thinking on "how we'd like to be" or in the results we want to get in the test. (At least in my case)

My results:
Internal Locus||||||||||||||||||73%
External Locus||||||27%
 
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I think I scored that high on external locus of control simply because I do believe luck is a thing.

Good luck happens, bad luck happens...random events happen that are out of my control.

But I beleive I am 100% responsible for my reactions to those random events, those events are rare, and 99% of what happens in my life is due to my choices.
 

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I feel like this is about the perfect ratio, because you have to be realistic... we’re not 100% in control of our lives. People rear-end us, unexpected things happen... and if you don’t account for those things you’re just as screwed as being externally ‘locused.'

I was wondering that too!

I'm impressed, ya'll are Fastlaners!!

Ghosts go along with the ‘fate' type thinking.

Internal Locus |||||||||||||||||||||| 93%
External Locus || 7%


What the code they give you looks like. (Right click image, open in new window)
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Whoa.. why do you browse* the web in Dreamweaver? I've never seen that.

*Edit... whoops - i realized a typo like 2 year later when trying to find this thread again for reference
 
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The test results depend a lot on your experiences and upbringing. For me, I couldn't control how I was treated in the school system, nor I can't control the fact that people discriminate in the job and housing market. Some people and things really do try to hold you back. But I don't let it hold me down. These things pretty much have motivated my FTE and why I am seeking entrepreneurship.
 
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I believe you are in control of your own life only sometimes it can be real bitch though im stuck in certain area in my life despite my efforts to change it (or at least it feels like im making no progres)
 

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Take this question for example:

“11) Getting a good job depends mainly on being in the right place at the right time.“
Surely by definition you have to be in the right place at the right time?
Surely it’s up to us to *put* ourselves in the right place at the right time?
Or make it the fecking right time?
I don’t think that’s what they mean by the question though. I presume they’re asking whether I believe a job will come to me without me doing anything, just by “happening” to be in the right place at the right time?

I don’t understand...

Did it make your nose bleed? :rofl:

I had a problem with the ghosts question. I don't believe in ghosts in the traditional sense but have experienced several occurrences of what others would call ghostly happenings. Logic takes me one way. My experiences take me another.


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Did it make your nose bleed? :rofl:

I had a problem with the ghosts question. I don't believe in ghosts in the traditional sense but have experienced several occurrences of what others would call ghostly happenings. Logic takes me one way. My experiences take me another.


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Dude, I've seen ghosts too. People can be "logical" all they want, but there's some shit out there we don't understand.
 

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I'm trying to develop my internal locus of control some more and achieve my goals so if someone could please just give me a couple million dollars, that'd really help
 
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I think this quiz depends on how we define each word in the questions asked too...
 

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Interesting test!

Results;
Internal Locus |||||||||||||||||| 73%
External Locus |||||| 27%

"Your results suggest you generally believe that internal factors like drive and free will define you more than external factors like genetics, fate, luck, and environment."
 

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