How to decide on the scope of activities
Learn extrovert or introvert. Depends on what work and in what conditions will bring more satisfaction. Extroverts love a party and a large crowd of people, able to think quickly. Introverts prefer solitude, individual work, tired quickly in a busy team, slow on the uptake, but explore the question deeply. Some people find it difficult to determine your type because it is prone to both. In this case, you can use any field of activity. People with obvious signs of something one must take into account this feature.
Make a list of possible professions. Extroverts can find any areas where the required activity, movement and communication with people. Their profession: TV host, sales Manager, event organiser, etc. Introverts feel comfortable doing work in isolation: programmers, accountants, analysts, etc. that doesn't mean an introvert can't succeed by working as a commercial agent. On the contrary, will develop weaknesses. But if to make a choice in favor of "native" conditions, to realize themselves will be faster and the work will not cause heavy fatigue.
Find out the financial prospects for each direction. In addition to professional growth, it is important to have financial success. For some people it is not essential, but excess money creates more opportunities for learning and recreation. In different economic periods of the same specialty can be as low-paying, and Vice versa. Deselect areas that are not profitable in the short term.
Flip through the book for the specialists in each area. This is a test for remaining specialties. If the books seem interesting, exciting, and I want to take in the study material, the specialty may be appropriate. See books by different authors, because some expound boring, whatever the subject matter.
Talk to people chosen specialty. The last level of check will show whether suitable options and conditions for your type defined in the first step. Note that the conversation can be with someone who just is not in place. Such a person can criticize the choice of the profession and to recommend, what is more. That is why the investigation is being carried out in several steps.
Analyze the received information, impressions and make the final choice. If you have the opportunity to work in the right direction, do it before you devote years of study and work.