Ok, so I wasn’t so clear about how I actually went through the exercise early Friday Morning. After reading back over the post, I realize that it looks like I skipped the first two steps, but they were just done on paper. Now I’ll share them in hopes that a review of them will give me stronger results.
- Musical Performance
- Facts and Trivia
- Technological Proficiency
- Strong Faith
- Communication and Conversation
- Creating, Writing and Performing
- Being a Positive Influence on Others
More Specific Passions:
- Music Electronics/Synthesis/Gear
- Live Music
- Liturgical Music
- New-Media/Design and Technology Aggregation and Integration
- Keeping up with Technology Trends
It is from these gifts and passions that I drew Friday’s ‘Passion Intersections:’
- Music Technology Instruction – Teaching people (kids?) the correlation, history, and future possibilities of music with computers, computer based instruments, etc..
- Musical Resource Development – I write a lot of liturgical music, most of which could be used even worldwide and receive modest payment for it.
- Musical Performance – I could always gig but this is an obvious one I’ve intentionally stayed away from as a career choice since I left for college – why?
- Technology Instruction – I’ve actually done this before with much success, but never in my current market so it might be worth testing the waters of SC.
- Leadership Instruction – I’m an effective leader of young people but this market might be slim.
- Productivity Instruction – I think I’d get a big kick out of doing GTD-style training to executives and watching the results as they become more productive, but this is an odd market to break into, and the local market is probably intensely slim.
- Buzz Consulting – How is this even on the list, huh? I don’t even know where this could go but with my ability to get a good overview-like knowledge of emerging technology very quickly, I’m a good box drawer. I’m good at coming up with systems (at a high level) that will work once the boxes are connected by the right programmers and designers.
This is, of course, still a work in progress. But there was some confusion so I think this should clear some things up. I appreciate the comments and assistance.