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    Reflecting (Northwest Heading)

    Enthusiasm for the NW Heading suggests the pursuit of careers that are creative, visionary, and meaningful. People with these qualities often seek a connection with the deeper rhythms of life. They seek meaningful work that makes a contribution to what they consider to be the big and sacred aspects of life. Clergy, therapists, teachers, psychologists, counselors, writers, composers are among the many types of careers consistent with this heading.
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    Formulating (Northeast Heading)

    Enthusiasm for the NE Heading suggests the pursuit of careers that are creative, visionary, and full of complex problem solving. People with these qualities often enjoy dealing with conceptual possibilities more than sustaining the status quo. They are forever pushing the envelope of understanding to develop the next theory, solve the next complex problem, or discover the unifying theme. Architects, space engineers, computer programmers, physicists, philosophers, and psychologists are among the many types of careers consistent with this heading.
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    Associating (Southwest Heading)

    Energy for the SW Heading suggests the pursuit of careers that are interactive and attentive to the well being of others. People with these qualities often enjoy enlivening, expressive interaction and affirming group values. They are forever seeking social harmony, empathizing with others, and adapting to new and challenging social situations. Activity directors, sales people, nurses, administrators, political leaders, tour guides are among the many types of careers consistent with this heading.
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    Producing (Southeast Heading)

    Enthusiasm for the SE Heading suggests the pursuit of careers that are practical, active, and dynamic. People with these qualities often enjoy organizing, directing, and solving tangible problems. They are forever adapting to new situations to reorganize, trouble-shoot, defend a position, or manage a process more effectively. They like to think and take action. Construction personnel, managers, engineers, administrators, athletic coaches, pilots, and lawyers are among many types of careers consistent with this heading.



Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life . . . have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.—Steve Jobs

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Career Development

Would you like to do what you love?

Uncommon common sense seems clear: You will likely be most successful at the work that you find most enjoyable. To do what you enjoy, use your best gifts. Still, surveys have shown that more than 50% of people are unhappy with their work. Somewhere in the choices they made, they failed to follow their own best gifts.

The GiftsCompass™ Inventory (GCI) can help you discover your best gifts, move in the direction of your greatest potential, and develop a career that uses your personal strengths and interests.

Whether you are finding the right career, considering a career change, or sculpting a job that fits your best gifts, the GCI can help you chart your course. After you take the GCI, point on your preferred compass heading above to learn more about your gifts and doing what you love.

Take the GiftsCompass™ Inventory to do what you love.
 
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