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Manage Your Career by Vijay Sathe

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KEY #10

Contribute by Becoming a Manager, a Leader, and an Entrepreneur

There is no God-given law that prevents you from becoming a manager and a leader and an entrepreneur—at any given time or over time. What you should do will depend on the needs of the organization, and what you are able to do will depend on your inclination, training, and skill.1

The organization’s needs, and your personal background and inclination, may at first enable you to make one of these contributions more naturally than the others. But there will be many chances for you to make the other contributions later on. You should try to make all these contributions over time. This will help you to develop your skills and discover what you are really good at and what you like ...

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