Top 10 Tips to Decide a Career When You Have Multiple Talents

11:34 am 24 Apr, 2013


It is not very often that we find a person gifted with multiple talents. Such people have a number of choices at their disposal, but this where the confusion lies. With the kind of diverse skills, experiences, interests and expectations, choosing for the right career option is no hassle free experience whatsoever. Their own talents, at times, may act as the party spoiler, and they may not be able to make optimal use of any of these. Here is a list of top 10 tips to decide a career when you have multiple talents.

10. Value the valuable:

It is really a tough game to choose the most appropriate among the best options you have on the table. However, the right choice is what life requires in order to keep moving your cart ahead. Therefore, while deciding a career option when you possess multiple talents, is to give value to the talent that you admire the most in yourself.

Value the valuable - Tips to Decide a Career When You Have Multiple Talents

9. Work-life balance:

Generally, it has been witnessed with the people booming with tonnes of talented aspects that they value appropriate balance in their professional and domestic life. In short, they could be termed as tad moody and should also make it certain that the career they are opting for ensures adequate work-life balance to them because they can’t bear any interruption in their domestic schedule.

Work-life balance - Tips to Decide a Career When You Have Multiple Talents

8. Social bonding:

Nothing more important than knowing the fact that it is the social interaction that would decide your career pathway. No matter how much talented we are; it’s our interaction with the society as a whole that determines what career paths we choose. While deciding for a career do make it a point that you don’t feel bogged down or uncomfortable among the colleagues and clients that you would be destined to meet in your work place.

Social bonding - Tips to Decide a Career When You Have Multiple Talents

7. Ambience:

I know a guy with umpteen times of talent. However, he finds him unemployed for the last five years despite being the best in business (at least he opines such). On analyzing, I could conclude aptly that mere talent would not land you in a job or guarantee any satisfaction unless you admire your ambience and love the sight of your office, and surely your boss.

Ambience - Tips to Decide a Career When You Have Multiple Talents

6. Working style:

What matters the most is your working style. The reason is that as each of us bears unique DNA sequence similar is the case with working style. Mr. A’s working habit or style wouldn’t ever be comparable to Mr. B or Mr. C (for discussion’s sake). Therefore, be hundred per cent sure in advance if you would be able to adjust well in the regular working hours or require flexible shifts.

Working style - Tips to Decide a Career When You Have Multiple Talents


5. Temparament:

How much multi-talented you are unless blessed with a soothing temperament, struggle is the word for you. The world is a huge store-house of talented guys and doesn’t mind at all in case you lose out due to temperamental reasons. Therefore, either learn to chose your career as per your temperament or be ready to play the waiting game for the rest of your life because working on the improvement of this aspect may require another lifetime.

Temparament - Tips to Decide a Career When You Have Multiple Talents

4. All in one:

Believe me, the best career option for multi-talented guy is to go try on with a job that brings into use a part of every aspect of their talents. For e.g. a person who could sing, dance and act should definitely try to enter the film industry as soon so that he could realize the potency of his own qualities.

All in one - Tips to Decide a Career When You Have Multiple Talents

3. Recognize the best among the lot:

Everyone makes mistake, and follies are part of life, but choosing to be writer as you possess wonderful handwriting doesn’t cut the ice. A person aspiring to be a writer would only be ensured safe path ahead if he could pen down some serious sentences.

Recognize the best among the lot - Tips to Decide a Career When You Have Multiple Talents

2. Time constraints:

A guy blessed with loads of talent in multiple fields finds it difficult to decide a career for himself. Choice definitely breeds confusion and leaves him in disarray. In case, he finds the right option, there’s always confusion if the path would fit with his future expectations or not. Therefore, he should opt for the option that enables his career to flourish or mature in least possible time.

Time constraints - Tips to Decide a Career When You Have Multiple Talents

1. Money maker:

A talent that guarantees serious bucks for me would be my first choice. Why would I run for a career that stands at a considerable distance from money making option? The foremost advice for multi-talented chaps is to opt for the “best” among the lot, but the “best” should be an option that brings you sacks of money. Nothing could be more satisfactory.

Money maker - Tips to Decide a Career When You Have Multiple Talents

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