Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Who Is In Control?

Psychologists talk about a concept called locus of control. It can either be internal, meaning you believe that you control yourself and your life, or external, where you believe that your environment or other people control your decisions and your life. People could be divided into those who attribute outcomes to ability (internal locus of control) versus those who attribute outcomes to chance or luck (external). In what group would you belong?

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Urban Gavelin a native Swede with more than twenty five years of business experience. He has held positions as director of sales- marketing- and business development on Nordic, European and World Wide levels. Urban has lived and worked in Stockholm, London and New York, now works primarily with leadership development and sales training and is a credentialed coach. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and Stockholm School of Economics.

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