True North Assessment™ Experience
Frequently Asked Questions

 

So What is the True North Assessment

It is a robust, transformational experience where you will discover and get crystal clear and confident on your True North Career™– the specific work or business that is 100% aligned with your unique design and values. Your "True North" will become your internal compass that navigates you through your work landscape in a way that truly honors who you are and it supports your personal mission. Your internal compass will become the basis for how you make work, business, and life related decisions and the "voice" of your personal and business brand. The "driving force" behind all that you do – in work and life.

Work is such a large part of your life experience and it impacts you and those around you greatly. 

Whether you are a business owner or employed by a company, work that is 100% aligned with your "True North" feels much more fulfilling and satisfying than work that is not. When you are living this out, your life and work feel more joy-filled, purposeful, and meaningful.

 

What's Included in the True North Assessment Experience?

The True North Assessment™ is a robust, transformational experience that is conducted online and over the phone/video. 

Your laser-focused, highly tailored experience includes:

  • Identifying Your "True North" (Your Unique Design + Values)
    • Completing Online True North Assessment™
    • Conducting Assessment Result Session with Your True North Coach
    • Discussing Clarity Map™ - snapshot of your unique design, values, and key differentiators
    • Deliverables:
      • True North Assessment™ (online tool)
      • 45-minute Assessment Result Session (via video)
      • Career Clarity Map™ 
  • Clarity Map™ Infusion Planning
    • Planning High-Level Next Steps to infuse your "True North" into your work and life
    • Deliverables:
      • 30-minute Planning Session (phone)
      • High-Level Next Step Plan (laser-focused, practical, and results-driven)
  • Unlimited Email & Voxer Access to Your True North Coach

 

What is in the Online Assessment Tool?

The assessment experience is made up of five key sections that all have the goal of helping you uncover different aspects of how you are uniquely designed and what you specifically value – in work and life. As you progress through the assessment experience, you will likely have some new "Ah-Ha Moments" as well as some "Reaffirms What I Already Know Moments". Both of these moments mean you are on the right track!

Five Key Sections

  1. Zone of Genius: The most alive version of yourself. The set of activities you are uniquely suited to do. Your hidden zone that you could be operating from, but you may be currently stuck living in lower zones of competence or excellence.
  2. Family Values: The specific shared values of how your family chooses to operate. How you treat each other. They guide decision-making and become the fabric of what makes your family unique. They are the "glue" to keeps the family close.
  3. Work Values: Your top values – related to work – that guide your actions. It's oftentimes work environment related characteristics. These are tied to the actual work you do. Not having your most important values present in a job, career, or business can be a "deal breaker" for you in selecting or staying in your particular line of work.
  4. Career Needs: Your top needs typically related to what you expect from your employer (if employed). If you have your own business, these are critical elements of how you have structured your business in order to meet these top needs. These also can be a "deal breaker" for in selecting or staying in your particular line of work or type of business.
  5. Background Questions: Step back, reflect on your life thus far, and think about how your unique design and values have manifested themselves throughout your life at different times. You will reflect on your formative years, present environment, and desired future and goals.

 

How Long Does the Entire Assessment Experience Take?

    The assessment experience is made up of an online assessment tool that will take roughly 2-3 hours to complete.

    Once completed, you will be prompted to schedule your 45-minute Assessment Result Session with Your True North Coach. During this session, your True North Coach will discuss your Clarity Map™ draft in detail with the objective of finalizing the current version – which relates to your exact situation and needs today. NOTE: The Clarity Map™ is a "living snapshot" that will likely evolve as YOU evolve.

     

    What is the Clarity Map™?

    Your Clarity Map™ will encompass your "True North" – unique design and values – in a snapshot.

    It will become your internal compass that navigates you through your work landscape in a way that truly honors who you are and it supports your personal mission. The Clarity Map™ will be the guide you can refer back to when making work, business, and life related decisions. It will also be what you infuse into the "voice" of your personal and business brand. The "driving force" behind all that you do – in work and life.

    • FOR JOB SEEKERS: Your Clarity Map™ will include your top core competencies and strengths, core family and work values, current 3-yr and 10-yr. goals, desired work schedule, preferred company size, and target work and industry types that best align with your "True North".
    • FOR ENTREPRENEURS: Your Clarity Map™ will include your top core competencies and strengths, core family and work values, current 3-yr and 10-yr. goals, target core services and title, desired work schedule, optimal business delivery model, customer’s pain points, and target niche that best align with your "True North".

    All with the goal of identifying and living out – more joy-filled, purposeful, and meaningful – work that optimally aligns with your unique design, career values, and supports your personal and family needs. Allowing you and your family to live life to the fullest! 

     

    WHO IS THE Assessment FOR?

      The assessment experience can be taken individually or with someone else and overlapped. 

      • True North Assessment™ for Individuals (Job Seekers, Freelancers & Entrepreneurs) 
      • True North Assessment™ for Couples
      • True North Assessment™ for Business Partners

       

      TakING the Assessment with YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER

      The assessment experience is an amazing tool to help facilitate closer alignment in your partnership and what "work" looks like, as a couple, when supporting your family. If taking the assessment with your partner, you will individually complete the online assessment and results session (including your individual Clarity Map™). Then you and your partner will come together and discuss your combined Couple's Clarity Map™. This will be an overlay of your individual Clarity Maps™ so you can gain clarity on where your unique design and values overlap, and where there are differences. Some of those differences will be complimentary and others will be eye opening on why conflict may be arise in your relationship.

      The purpose of going through this assessment experience together will be to gain clarity and confidence in your combined "True North" for your family – in work and life.

       

      TakING the Assessment with YOUR Business Partner

      The assessment experience is an amazing tool to help facilitate closer alignment in your business partnership and what "work" looks like, as business partners, when building and/or growing your business. If taking the assessment with your business partner, you will individually complete the online assessment and results session (including your individual Clarity Map™). Then you and your business partner will come together and discuss your combined Business Partner Clarity Map™. This will be an overlay of your individual Clarity Maps™ so you can gain clarity on where your unique design and values overlap, and where there are differences. Some of those differences will be complimentary and others will be eye opening on why conflict may be arise in your business. It will also help identify where there are gaps you will need to fill through delegation to the rest of your team and/or hire out.

      The purpose of going through this assessment experience together will be to gain clarity and confidence in your combined "True North" for your business. Your Business Partner Clarity Map™ will become the basis for how you make business decisions and the "voice" of your business brand. The "driving force" behind your business brand, messaging, and all that you accomplish in and through your business.