Distinguish Your Contribution

Because the dilemma knows how to keep you occupied with unimportant things that leave your distinctive value and impact on the sidelines
  • Jesse Sostrin


A DAY IN THE LIFE OF MANAGERS is marked by constant demands that push and pull them in many directions. Whether from bosses, peers, or direct reports, they are called upon to contribute in numerous, often conflicting, ways. The predominant effect of this scattered state is a diluted contribution with diminished impact both to the team and to the organization at large.


Business Case Signal Caller Distinctive Contribution Personal Brand Scattered State 
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    I originally published this career development framework in my previous book, Beyond the Job Description. It includes more detailed ways to establish a “Future-Proof Plan” that gives you constructive methods for creating the working life you want. For more information, see Jesse Sostrin, Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Navigate the True Demands of the Job (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).Google Scholar

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