In this session of The Engineering Career Coach (TECC) Podcast, I am going to give you six action items you can use to differentiate yourself in the industry. Please note, most of these actions are the opposite of what most people will tell you to do.
Someone can always do your job a little better or faster or cheaper than you can.
The job might be difficult, it might require skill, but it’s a job.
Your art is what you do when no one can tell you exactly how to do it. Your art is the act of taking personal responsibility, challenging the status quo, and changing people.
I call the process of doing your art ‘the work.’ It’s possible to have a job and do the work, too. In fact, that’s how you become a linchpin.
The job is not the work.”
― Seth Godin, Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
The Take Action Today segment of the show will highlight one of the items discussed that can give you immediate results.
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