You've got the smarts and skills. You know your interests. You try to live and work by your personal values. The office furniture is picked out in the location where you want to live. You've achieved a pretty fair balance between the demands of your workplace and obligations at home. Hold on. There's one more piece of the self-assessment puzzle yet to put in place. That piece is emotional intelligence, and it can play just as big a role in your career satisfaction as any quality you've tested so far.