Overcoming the Fear of Failure

Have you ever been so afraid of failing, you decided to not try at all? Has fear of failure ever stopped you from giving your best effort? If you’re like most people, the answer is yes. Fear of failure can be paralyzing – preventing us from fully investing...

IAEVG 2016 Conference Recap

It has been about two weeks since Jennifer and I had the pleasure of presenting at the International Association of Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) Conference. This year’s conference was held in beautiful Madrid with over 40 countries represented in...

Volunteer. Why do it?

If the thought of adding another activity to your busy schedule seems daunting, it’s OK to ask “What’s in it for me.” Volunteering for a good cause doesn’t just benefit the people you’re helping.  Volunteering can further your career and help you feel healthier and...

Hello and Welcome!

Welcome to our blog! At Realizing Aptitudes we are all about helping people find careers that are a good fit – a true representation of who they are and something that will provide an outlet for their talents, passions, and lead to a rich, fulfilling work life. If you...