DT #175: Indisputable Rule #1 – Know Your Purpose

Do you want a successful career in economic development?  If so, then this series is for you: The Indisputable Rules for a Successful Career in Economic Development.

Yes- it is a bold claim, but listen before you judge.

Rule #1: Know your purpose.  Know your role.  Know your unique ability to contribute.

This goes beyond just being good at your job and fulfilling the job description as designed.  To maximize your impact, add value in ways that only you can.  Once you have clarity of purpose, it will allow you to inject your unique style in all of the work that you do.

Tune in for some great examples.