27 Questions to Ask Yourself to Figure out Your Passion

"I love my job," written on a chalk board.

We featured this list in a roundup a few week ago and it has been the most popular download so far! Here is a bit more about the guide to finding your passion and additional resources to help you find your dream job.

Scott Dismore at Live Your Legend has put together a list of 27 questions to help you figure out your passion. Here are a few questions that stood out to us:

  • What are you ridiculously good at? What are your precious gifts?
  • When was the last time you massively over delivered on something? What was it and why did you work so damn hard?
  • When was the last time you were in a state of flow, in the zone and totally lost track of time? What were you doing?
  • What topics do you find yourself continuously arguing or defending with others? What beliefs does your stance represent?
  • Out of all your current work roles, what would you gladly do for free?
  • What do your friends always tell you you’d be good at, that you should do for a living (i.e. “he’d make a great…)? If you don’t remember, then go ask five of them.
  • What careers do you find yourself dreaming of? What jobs do others have that you wish were yours?
  • What 3-5 dream jobs or businesses can you imagine that would firmly embody your core beliefs about the world. Sky’s the limit.

Of course, finding your passion isn’t just a one-time activity. To keep exploring this topic, here are a few other conversations and resources:

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by Allison Jones

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