If you are going to change direction – in this case to prosperity from wherever it is you are now – then you need to know:
(a) your strengths and weaknesses and
(b) what you are good at – and bad at obviously (and this isn’t the same as strengths and weaknesses).
For example, I’m good at broad strokes, big picture stuff but I’m not the greatest when it comes to detail.
Get what I’m on about? You just have to know yourself pretty well and then you will be confident in the areas you are good at, can brush up in areas you are weak, can trade on your strengths and get someone else to do all the stuff you are bad at (or haven’t yet learned or researched or studied).
And then you’ve got to know if you ...