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Sapling blooms in rocks_Freestocks

Have you ever done one of those tests that are designed to help you figure out what you’re good at? They’re used a lot in career planning, and in my (coaching) world, and most of them give you this really nice, organized snapshot at the end with your “strengths” and “weaknesses,” as well as sometimes options you might want to consider for what to do with yourself moving forward. Then there are those versions you find in magazines, the ones that tell you what kind of friend you are, or who you should date, or what kind of vacation you should take, and so on. It’s so compelling, this idea that some simple input can create such insightful output, and help us understand ourselves better. We like to know what makes us special, and also, where that “special-ness” stops, so we can stop there, too.  Read More