- In three words, describe your personality.
- List five of your most dominant interests.
- Describe your character, including your virtues, vices, strengths, and weaknesses.
- List the past four opportunities that opened doors for you. Who facilitated those opportunities?
- In the coming year, what opportunities would you like to have open to you?
- Who are the people with who you most often deal? List the greatest joy(s) and the greatest challenge(s) in dealing with them.
- If you have a mentor, describe what you admire about your mentor. If you do not yet have a mentor, describe what qualities you’d like your mentor to have — qualities that you would like to emulate.
- List the places where you have lived. What possibilities did each place offer you?
- List the places where you have traveled to. You can list just the ones that had a clear effect on you or all of them. In each place, what changed in you as a result of your visit? What did visiting each place teach you?
Who You Are Not
There’s a lot in this speech by McConaughey. From 11:11 to 13:33 is a great thought about knowing who you are by first figuring out who you are not.