Episode 102: Are You Listening and Learning First to Expand Your Toolbox? | Tom Ryan, Pasco Economic Development CouncilEpisode 102: Are You Listening and Learning First to Expand Your Toolbox? | Tom Ryan, Pasco Economic Development Council http://jobsteam.consultantconnect.org/wp-content/themes/corpus/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg 150 150 America's Jobs Team http://jobsteam.consultantconnect.org/wp-content/themes/corpus/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg
“The key to leadership is taking the time to listen and learn from others. It is not the easiest trait to learn and it takes time to develop the patience to absorb the information, decipher what is beneficial and implement best practices in day-to-day business activities.” —Tom Ryan
When crisis hits or when the economy takes a downturn, economic development ramps up. In our industry, we know that at the bottom of those dips, the tide will turn and opportunities will rise again.
Tom Ryan, Director of Business Development at Pasco Economic Development Council, joins today and he talks about just that; how economic recessions and rising opportunities have influence and inspired his career journey. Tom emphasizes the importance of reading, researching and learning to truly understand various scenarios, whether with a global pandemic in mind or in learning a new industry, or anything in between.
Tom aims to stay humble, understands that project losses are not personal, and is hungry for learning. Tune in now to glean more insights from another amazing North America’s Top 50 Economic Developer!
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