Turning Passion into Career with Chinese Metaphysics (Key Insights)

Turning Passion into Career with Chinese Metaphysics (Key Insights)
Jobstreet content teamupdated on 10 March, 2022
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Are You on the Right Career Path?

How many of us feel like we're stuck in a rote job that is unable to engage with our passion or excitement? Have you taken a step back to consider if the job you're in right now is what you really want?

During our Industry Nites in November, our speaker, Ms Linda, Feng Shui Consultant from Joey Yap Consulting Group recommended Chinese astrology (also known as BaZi) to analyse your career path, as your Profile reveals your ‘style' in life - it's about the different roles you perform when you go out into the world, or how you manifest your actions in what you do for a living. Below is a list of BaZi profiles that was shared during the session:

The Warrior Profile (Seven Killings)

Your style of work involves strategy and hands-on activity. However, it is hard for you trust others easily. As such, you will generally tend to do well in job roles that require you to provide solutions, or run the ship - such as a managerial role. You also thrive in civil service, law and the military. In terms of leadership, you'll also feel comfortable as life coaches and trainers, or for business and sports.

The Diplomat Profile (Direct Officer)

Your style of work tends to revolve around support and nurturance, which is what you provide in spades for others. You find the middle ground among disparate people and factions, as befits your ‘diplomat' name, and smooth things over. You will be good in the role of a middle manager, or that of a counsellor or therapist. Your nurturing side also finds fulfilment in medicine - whether as a doctor or nurse.

The Analyzer Profile (Direct Resource)

Your style of work involves analysis. You work hard at comprehending and understanding systems, facts, ideas, and numbers. You invest in the knowledge you learn, and create and engineer organisational systems. You're good with numbers, so you'll be comfortable as financial analysts, advisors, investors, or fund managers. Economics will also suit you well.

The Philosopher Profile (Indirect Resource)

Your style of work tends to focus on ideas and strategies. You have a unique vision and way of thinking, and you will feel stifled if you're not allowed to be creative. You're also very independent and curious, and routine jobs will suppress your inclination. As such, you'll be happy indulging your creativity in the arts, or working in research that is unique and ground-breaking.

The Performer Profile (Hurting Officer)

Your style of work flashy, exuberant, and creative. You like to be the star, which can be pretty exhausting for others, but at the same time you can inspire and energise the people around you. As such, you'll do well as educators or consultants, for example in advertising, marketing, or branding. You will also thrive as designers - interior, or clothing, and as motivational speakers.

The Artist Profile (Eating God)

Your style of work also favours the creative and the non-routine, but in a quieter, more introspective way. You're not interested in being the star. You are likely to work in arts fields as writers, critics, journalists, or in other ways like a gallery or museum curator. As such, you'll also enjoy immersing yourself in books and knowledge and may find a good life in academia and scholarship.

The Leader Profile (Rob Wealth)

It goes without saying that your style of work involves taking the lead. You have a lot of initiative and like to be at the forefront, and dislike being at the backend following instructions. You like building connections, and working with people, in teams, is when you thrive. So being brand consultants or leaders, as well as CEOs, suit your temperament.

The Friend Profile (Friend)

Your work style involves connection and engagement. You are good at persuading and negotiating, and like being in the middle of things as opposed to on the outside. As such, you're good in the job of consultants and advisors, or in sales positions that require you to win people over. You can also thrive as top-level management because you know how to harness the proper resources to the proper people and talent.

The Pioneer Profile (Indirect Wealth)

Your work style involves taking authority and creating action. You're a livewire of energy and are quick-thinking and fast in solving problems and finding solutions. As such, you're a visionary leader who makes decisions and whom others turn to, so you thrive in leadership, managerial positions. You're a risk-taker, and so you will do well in entrepreneurship where you think up ideas from scratch.

The Director Profile (Direct Wealth)

Your work style involves bringing organisation, structure, and order to chaos. You are principled and ethical, and committed to taking the high road. You also adhere to discipline, are committed to seeing things through till the end, and are good at managing finances. You will also be fulfilled in law and as public officials, or even as religious authorities if spirituality is strong part of your foundation.

With these guidelines above, you can assess where you are in your career track right now and see if it matches with your Profile. However, if you require a thorough assessment of your specific unique talents and capabilities as seen in your BaZi chart*, please visit www.joeyyap.com to analyse your chart on your own. It could help you make an initial assessment of your career path and help you to move in the right direction.

*To plot your BaZi chart, please visit http://bazi.masteryacademy.com

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