A new mentor of mine recently told me that, when thinking about my new job, I should ask myself two questions:
What does the city of St. Louis need from me?
How can I use the company as a resource in providing this?
As someone who has worked for myself in the past, I have had plenty of time to think about question number one. If you ask me, St. Louis is a city of dots and I want to help connect them using shared ideas as a vehicle.
When it comes to question number two, I’ll be honest, I’m stumped.
Sure, this is only my third day in this new position, but I never thought I would get to work with a company that positions itself as a resource, both for learning and for taking action.
Moving forward, I get to consider these questions each day as a I learn and grow.
I can’t think of anything that excites me more.