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Locus of Control

by Alan Schoonmaker |  Published: Dec 09, 2015


There is a close relationship between your locus of control, your mindset, and your results. To put it bluntly, the wrong locus costs you money. Here’s a short test that psychologists have used for decades. Instructions Circle A or B by the statement that best describes your real feelings (not what you think is the “right” answer). Don’t skip any questions. If you dislike both answers, select the one you dislike less. 1A. Many of the unhappy things in people’s lives are partly due to bad luck. 1B. People’s misfortunes result from the mistakes they make. 2A. One of the major reasons why we have wars is because people don’t take enough interest in politics. 2B. There will always be wars, no matter how hard people try to prevent them. 3A. In the long run, people get the respect they deserve in this world. 3B. Unfortunately, an individual’s worth often ...

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