” Like a knife, one can use it to do harm, protect love ones or cook yummy dinner for family. ” Similarly, your talent of observation might be a great value in many different sectors; e.g social science (understanding the national cultures and potential and how to drive it forward), life/career coaching (helping people to make satisfying life/career decisions), behavioural analytics (profiling for companies and create strategies for them to bring their teamwork and performance to the next level), or anywhere that needed an analytical minds like yours.
However, I would also like to mention that there is no best career around. Life is dynamic and even the best career has its own ‘chores’ to do. A man can be a great sportsman but he can’t anymore – since he’s in his late 50s. But he can choose to be a mentor in sports-related career.
Some questions to kickstart…
1. What are two things I often ‘preach’ or defend about?
2. What are two things I’m often excited to do all day long?
3. Why are they important to me?
4. What are two things I wish to explore or achieve in this life?
5. What is the opportunity cost? e.g if one wishes to be an investor, should one work for a high paying job, save and invest the rest? – or – Should one works in a low paying job in an investment company to accelerate his learning