Compressed Time
Communication Overload
Dis-Connectedness
Cost
Competition
Customer Contact
Computers
Change
Coming of Age
Complexity



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Cranky Quiz # 10: Complexity (chapter 11) 

Scoring the Cranky Quiz 

Score 1 point for every yes and 0 for every no. Count a sometimes as a yes. Add your total: 3 points or less (Cool) means you're in good shape, 4 to 7 (Warm) indicates a need to slow down, and 8 to 10 (Hot!) indicates a raging cranky infection. You'll find anti-cranky solutions for each Quiz item in this chapter. 

  1. ___ Between the demands of your career and personal life do you feel over burdened and under rewarded? 

  2. ___ Do you ever make decisions that actually complicate instead of simplify your life? 

  3. ___ Would you describe yourself as disgruntled or disillusioned with our political system or its leaders? 

  4. ___ Are you concerned or confused over issues such as global warming, endangered species, habitat loss, and what impact human beings are having on the earth? 

  5. ___ Do you generally find people's language (and your own) more negative, judgmental, or profane than it once was? 

  6. ___ Are you bothered by the frequency of frivolous, deep pocket law suits in our society?

  7. ___ Do you often venture outside of your immediate community for shopping, entertainment, and health care needs? 

  8. ___ When trying to make a simple, everyday purchase are you ever overwhelmed at all the choices available? 

  9. ___ Do you ever wonder why we human beings are so much better at putting out fires than planning ahead and preventing them? 

  10. ___ Do you have the nagging sensation that something is missing in your life, like the old song, "Is That All There Is?"

Cranky Quotient
__________ My Complexity condition is:
Cool (0-3) Warm (4-7) Hot! (8-10)

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