How to Find Your Hidden Talents and Hidden Strengths
All of us have our own unique talents and specialties that make us unique and good at doing something. It is very important to have a certain brand for yourself, so that you become the go to person in your personal and professional circles and become known for that talent.
But at the same time it is important to remember that we are and may be good at a great many number of things, so we should avoid getting stuck on that one thing and not become stagnant on it.
This is why it’s very important to know how to find your strengths and regularly introspect and ask yourself “what’s my talent?” and “what am I good at”? There a number of ways you find talent and discover what you’re good at.
How to Find Your Talent
There are many of us who often get stuck in a rut where we have no way of escaping from. At that stage we feel like we are worthless and the words “I have no talent” keep echoing in our mind over and over.
But it is important to stop these thoughts dead in their tracks as soon as they come up, replace these thoughts instead with “what’s my talent”, and get on a persistent path of learning to find your hidden talent.
Sometimes we get so caught up in our daily routine and so deeply involved in the task in front of us, that we cannot see our obvious talents that are right in front of our eyes.
One of the ways to find your hidden talent is to ask those around you and those you know.
People who interact often with you usually have a pretty good idea of your strengths and can easily point them out for you; so listen to them, take notes, introspect, and ask yourself whether you actually are good at those things.
It’s all a process of trial and error, you’ll have to test a lot of assumptions until you can find what’s perfect for you.
The next step is to recognize what is the topic that you can’t seem to stop talking about when with others. This topic may very well be a big interest and indulging in it may actually end up being your hidden talent, so pay attention to yourself.
Find out what you enjoy the most and try going up in the difficulty level of that activity slowly and gradually.
While you do this, also try to pay attention to what it is that seems to always come easily to you. What is that one thing that other dread doing, but for you it is always a walk in the park? This thing just might be the key to finding your hidden talent.
Once you know what comes naturally, what is easy to you and all the things that other people point out about you, you can easily find a common theme and discover your talent.
Best Wishes, HAPtips Team!