Are you a knowledge junkie? Take this quizz and find out!!
1. How many ‘self-help’ books do you have in your bookshelf?
d) more than 10
2. How many ‘self-help’ books have you actually read?
c) Less than Five
d) More than Five
3. How many Seminars (non-work related) have you paid to attend in the last 5 years?
d) Too Many
4. How much was the largest amount of money you’ve paid for those seminars?
d) Too much to name
5. If you were to describe yourself, which of these statements would most closely describe you?
a) I love connecting with people and finding out about our world by interacting with others
b) I love becoming a better me, and use a combination of books,
conversations over a cup of coffee, and seminars to help me grow
c) I love learning new concepts, and spend a significant amount of my time reading
Blogs, magazines, listening to educational programs and watching documentaries
d) My name is ______, I am ___ years old, and I have a problem: I am a knowledge junkie
HOW TO SCORE
Give yourself points for each answer:
1 point for every time you answered (a)
3 points for every time you answere (b)
6 points for every time you answered (c)
10 points for every time you answered (d)
INTERPRETING YOUR SCORE
9 or less: You are not a knowledge junkie.
You have realised that knowledge is one-dimensional (the comprehension of ideas), whilst realisation is much more interesting and real (it is 3-dimensional, and encompasses the simultaneous comprehension of the head, the heart, and the physical world)
10 to 20 : You are a ‘balanced learner’
You are one of those rare individuals that has managed to achive the right balance between growing the ‘know-how’ and experiencing it in your life so that you can truly grow as a person. Remember that our lifes are not like scales, where Balance can be achieved and maintained easily; Our changing environment will continue to throw pebbles into your plate, and throw you off-balance. Keep up the good work you’ve done so far in achieving a balanced perspective
21 or more: You are a knowledge junkie
Join a society. Admit you have a problem. Start living.