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Be the Woman You Want to Be by Elisabeth Wilson, Infinite Ideas

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Quiz: Work – heaven or purgatory?

Some of us have a harder time than others when it comes to getting on at work. Make sure you’re not missing a trick.

1. You walk into the lift and your CEO is there already. You:

  • a. Think, ‘terrific – a chance to shine’.
  • b. Smile broadly, say little.
  • c. Smile weakly and concentrate on not dropping your latte on his suit.

2. During conversations with someone superior to you in the pecking order, you:

  • a. Look them steadily in the eye.
  • b. Look them in the eye when they are talking but find it hard when you are talking.
  • c. Find it hard even when they are talking.

3. Before you meet someone for a business meeting, you assume:

  • a. That they’ll like you.
  • b. That it will go OK if you can get in the right frame ...

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