If I had to give you my best advice to help you build a fulfilling business it would be this: “Get to know yourself …and choose the business path that fits who you really are.”
But, when I say “the business path that fits who you really are”, I’m not suggesting you a focus on using your current
It’s not your skills what counts when you want to create a fulfilling path. Instead, you need to search for something else…
element of choosing the perfect career or building the business that is right for you. Understanding ourselves is a key
One of the most common tools used to gain a deeper understanding of ourselves it’s called the Myers Briggs Type Indicator.
Based on Carl Jung’s theories, this framework shows us that there are 16 different types of people, depending on how they prefer to make decisions and gather information.
Of course, each individual is unique, but these 16 groups are helpful in guiding us discover how we prefer to use our minds.
And relative to your career or business path, it can point towards where your biggest contribution may lay.
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someone other than who you truly are? How much do you like it when you’re forced to be
I guess not too much…
Because going against your natural grain demands an extra, constant amount of energy on your part, it is really draining. And thus it’s not sustainable.
On the contrary, doing work that is in alignment with who you are, has many, Continue reading
I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase: “Play to your Strengths”
But has anyone ever encouraged you to do exactly that?
Lucky you if you had that kind of support around you, but I doubt it. It’s not very common.
So what are exactly your strengths?
Marcus Buckingham, author of
“Now. Discover your strengths” and “Go put your strengths to work” defines strengths as those activities that when you do them leaves you feeling energized.
The thing is, how do you find your strengths? Continue reading
or doesn’t allow you to play to your strengths. Period. You’ll never be happy in a career that is misaligned with your values
And so, many of us ended up at the wrong career because we lacked enough clarity about who we are and what’s important to us. Because, to put it simply, knowing who you are is an essential requirement for career happiness. Continue reading
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When you were a child you knew exactly what you loved to do.
Back then, if you had a typical, regular childhood, you could easily get lost in any activity that drew your attention. You could explore any path that fascinated you. For some time, you could be, well… just YOU.
No guilt. No shame. No shoulds.
But trying to do what you love as an adult, it’s
out your ideal career is to I believe the most important piece to figuring know yourself.
It truly made all the difference for me.
But what exactly do you need to know about yourself?
Most people -and this is a common mistake- base their career choices solely on their skills.
It seems the logical thing to do, right?
But it’s not your skills that matter when meaning and fulfillment are your goals. Instead, you need to know how Continue reading
with your life, there are two major lines of thought. When it comes to finding clarity about what it is you want to be doing
And interestingly enough, noticing which one resonates the most with you will tell you things about your personality.
Are you curious to know more? Let me share