Aptitudes are your natural abilities. Aptitudes are not your personality traits, interests, or desires. Some assessments are subjective, meaning that they require you to have a strong level of self-awareness for the results to be accurate. Aptitudes can only be measured with objective assessment tools. Aptitudes are different than skills. Skills are abilities that are learned through experience and teaching, whereas aptitudes are your natural inclinations. You were born with a unique ability combination. Your abilities (aptitudes) are constant at the age of 14 and remain stable throughout your lifetime.
Working with a professional career counselor can help to provide a comprehensive evaluation of your ideal career fit based on other unique qualities, such as your personality traits, interests, training, and skills.
It is easy to become confused about the future when you are bombarded with unlimited options of college majors and career options. The tool I use is an objective measurement tool available for assessing a person's natural abilities. So, even if you do not feel like you know yourself very well, I can help you uncover the incredible, unique abilities within you!
Many students are not given accurate feedback regarding their natural abilities before selecting a major in college. This lack of self-awareness can lead to disengagement, discouragement, and general confusion at a critical time in a young adult's life. One study revealed that 70% of students change majors at least once during college. You are not destined to be a part of this statistic. By developing greater self-awareness through aptitude testing and professional career counseling, you can enter college or a new career with incredible confidence that you will be successful in your new direction.
Discovering your natural talent is the first step toward success and purposeful living. Operating in work and educational areas that are not aligned with your natural abilities will only leave you feeling like something is "off." Operating in work and educational realms that highlight your natural abilities will create a sense of deep satisfaction and synergy.
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR ME?
You are created with a unique set of abilities that can facilitate joy through work, happiness in relationships, and confidence through self-awareness. By positioning yourself so that your abilities will be highlighted, you will find a greater satisfaction in life. You were created in a very deliberate, thoughtful manner. I can help you through a discovery process to reveal how you are hard-wired for success! Watch this brief video to learn more about the process of talent discovery through the Highlands Ability Battery.
How can I learn more about my Abilities?
The first step is to ask questions. The easiest way to do this is in a FREE 15 minute phone consultation. If you are a student in high school, I recommend that you have your parent join you in this consultation call. Just schedule an appointment using the online scheduler below.