Jonathan Stark - President at Jonathan Stark Consulting

Jonathan and David talk about making your boss look good, how to use your skills and passions, and focusing on the outcome.

Talking Points: 
  • Making your boss look good
  • How to use your skills and passions
  • Knowing the pros & cons of tools
  • Understanding risk
  • Focusing on the outcome
Quotable Quotes: 
  • “If you want to advance your career...figure out how to make your boss look good.”
  • “He [Jonathan’s senior colleague] thought about the outcome. What are you really trying to accomplish here?”
  • “When...they understand a little bit about business outcomes, I'm like, oh, this person is smart, they get it.”
  • “The world doesn't owe you a handsome income for engaging in your favorite activities.”
  • “Back when you had an actual paper book you'd go way deeper into individual things.”
  • “You keep your eyes on the outcome...then you can get there with minimal detours.”
  • “...the new shiny tool, you want to talk to your friends about it, but your boss doesn’t care about that.”
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