Do I want to be a superhero or drive a firetruck?
Do I want to be a teacher, a doctor, a lawyer or a veterinarian?
Do I want to be a salesperson, an entrepreneur, an investment banker or a professor?
Goldman or Morgan? TFA or Robin Hood? Charter school or public school? Facebook or Google?
What kinds of problems do I want to solve?
How much direction do I need?
And how much do I want those around me to need?
What kind of approval do I seek?
Do I like creating new things or polishing others’ great ideas?
Do I work best with people who are highly structured or more free form?
Do I thrive or crack under pressure?
Do I want a workspace that is quiet or loud? Open or closed?
What happens when I’m in the spotlight? What should?
How do I manage my time to be most effective?
How hard can I work in a sustained way?
Am I a starter or a finisher?
Do I process information best alone or in groups? In conversation or in writing?
How important is culture to me? Values?
What does leadership mean to me?
How do I make others shine?