The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a computer based test held in India for MBA. The test scores a candidate on the bases of Quantitative Ability (QA), Verbal Ability (VA) and Reading Comprehension (RC), Data Interpretation (DI) and Logical Reasoning (LR).
Mere Positive thinking not supported by the actions is just like overestimating my capabilities.
Our thinking is basically is of two types
1. Superficial thinking:-
This is the thinking which is intentionally fabricated by your mind but not supported by the past actions and deliberate plan with any actions in future to supplement it.
This is what the thinking I was using till today and which contributed to my failure.
2. Other type of thinking, which have the potential to do the wonder is Action backed up thinking
This thinking itself is emerges from the past action and events or practice of the small task done repetitively over a period of time .
This was the thinking which I was lacking and equivalent effort to develop this kind of thinking.
Developing this kind of thinking is easy for this we need to understand the basic principal which says that:
Actions will induce the confidence and this confidence will manifest into the positive thinking. So essence is to take the actions and let your thinking manifest via your confidence.
Now next question:-
How will you identify that , you are at Superficial thinking?
Even though you have converted negative thought in to positive thought and realized that your inner little ME voice expresses you even single doubt then you are at your superficial thinking.
How to convert to action backed up thinking
1. Re-Collect deeply any supporting past events or action which will supplement your thinking.
2. In case you are unable to recollect then take the very next action towards your converted positive thinking and develop the action plan to strengthen the thinking.
For example :When I was thinking that if next guy can do it then why I can’t ,then probably I will go to my ground and take one mock CAT test or complete one of the module in the syllabus
Big Idea 1: Take actions and let your thinking emerges via the confidence given by your actions.
Reason: 2 Over thinking:-Whenever we are going for any major events which are challenging to us, we have innate tendency to over think about it.
To overcome this we need to understand the principle of
FOLLOW THE PROCESS
For CAT exam, process can be
Mastering basics + Practice the concepts + Attempt the MOCK exams +develop effective strategy +Attempt the exam
Anything apart from it coming to your mind you should not give heed to .because those are not the part of the process ,those things are the distractions , time spoiler and waste of your energy instead apply your energy on following the process .
Big Idea 2: Follow the process.