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CASE STUDY: JILL, 18 , HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR—LOOKING TO COLLEGE AND BEYOND

Posted by The Discover Your Talent Program on Apr 1, 2020 10:45:00 AM

This Case Study is a summary of a two-hour feedback session conducted by Dr. Tom Tavantzis, member of The Talent Team with Jill, an 18-year-old high school senior, who took the Highlands Ability Battery in preparation for making plans for college and beyond.

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Topics: Pre-Professional Programs, Discover Your Talents

A Day in the Life of a Veterinarian, Meet Dr. John Robb

Posted by The Discover Your Talent Program on Mar 25, 2020 10:43:03 AM

“What makes people successful?”

When you Google this question you get 1,270,000,000 searches in less than one second!

Members of The Talent Team have been working with thousands of individuals of all ages and backgrounds for nearly 30 years to help them answer this question.

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Topics: Internships for High School Students, Pre-Professional Programs, For Parents, Generation Z, Discover Your Talents

A Day in the Life Podcast | Steve Robertson: What's It Really Like to Be an Alternative Education Innovator?

Posted by The Discover Your Talent Program on Feb 25, 2020 10:11:43 AM

Do What You Love | Build a Career of Success, Satisfaction & Freedom  
Episode 831. Steve Robertson: A Day in the Life of an Alternative Education Innovator
 

“I think that where we are right now we are seeing that the generation that’s coming of age truly doesn’t know what it is they want to do. And there are many reasons for that. I can totally understand that, but if they position themselves in a way that they can test drive a number of different things, just to see how it fits, just to see how that makes them feel, then I think it is really a powerful way to begin the journey for them. So obviously we specialize a lot in that process. And I really believe that so much of that happens outside of school.”

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Topics: Life at JKCP, High School Summer Programs, For Parents, Generation Z, Discover Your Talents

How Do You Discover Your Inborn Talents and Abilities?

Posted by The Discover Your Talent Program on Nov 21, 2019 9:06:26 AM

Unlike other personal development tests you may have experienced, the Highlands Ability BatteryTM is a unique online assessment capable of uncovering a person’s inherent, natural abilities.

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Why It Is Important to Understand Your Natural Talents and Abilities

Posted by The Discover Your Talent Program on Nov 20, 2019 11:11:12 AM

Natural talents and abilities are what an individual does innately well. If you work against them, work becomes laborious. If you work with them, you are far more engaged and fulfilled.

Another way to describe them is that natural abilities are what a person is "uncommonly good at.” They are not acquired through training or experience and are very stable over a lifetime from the age of 14 on. 

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