Quiz: What's your Passion, Find your passion

Sometimes a job just isnít enough. Your career should reflect your passions and your deepest values. The following worksheet can help you get started identifying the passions that can lead to a fulfilling career.

To figure out what you like to do and get someone to pay you for doing it, complete the worksheet below. Donít dwell on each question or over-think each answer. Simply jot down any idea that comes to you, no matter how ridiculous it may sound. Brainstorm as many ideas as you can. A few days later, review the worksheet to see if you can come up with any additional ideas.

Once you have assessed your strengths, interests, passions, and assets, you can search for careers that seem appropriate. Start with your local Yellow Pages, looking up words from your answers or about which you feel strongly. Find businesses that might interest you, and start researching! Donít get discouraged if your search doesnít pan out right away; career exploration is a journey that can take a lifetime.

STRENGTHS

  • Things that people frequently compliment or praise me about:
  • Things that people ask me to help with or do for them:
  • Things people have told me that I ought to get paid for doing:
  • Things Iíve always thought were my ďhidden talentsĒ:


INTERESTS

  • Things I enjoy most:
  • Things I would still do even if I won the lottery:
  • Things I have always wanted to do:
  • Things I do in my spare time:


PASSIONS

  • Things that Iíve overcome that others struggle with:
  • Things that bother me deeply:
  • Things that I know I could do a better way:
  • Things I could do to make the world a better place:
  • Things I am inspired to do: