By Scott Belsky on finding your sweet spot at work or for that matter, whatever you do:
As you contemplate your next career move or a new project, you should take the intersection of your genuine interests, skills, and opportunities into consideration.
Contemplate the three circles of the Venn diagram above – one circle encompasses your genuine interests; one, your skills; and one, the stream of opportunities available to you. An intersection between just two of the circles doesn't cut it. A love for basketball and a connection to an NBA scout won't help you if you lack the skills to play ball. You need to find YOUR trifecta.