Numerology's first and foremost purpose is to gain a better understanding of who you are, what you are made of, and what the future might hold for you. "Know thyself" is as relevant a statement today as it was when Plato used it 2,500 years ago.
Traditionally, Numerologists, including yours truly, have always been mindful of the two different sides of your personal Numerology chart: your Personality Profile and your Future Forecast.
I have not been comfortable with that for a number of years, as I became more and more convinced that in order to have a clear understanding of your personal makeup and the path you are on, it would be considerably more insightful to look at your chart from three different angles, because that's essentially how you exist: you, your life's path, and your future.
Think of those three aspects as the pillars of your existence.