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Author: Eddy Zhong

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Eddy is CEO and Co-Founder of LeanGap (https://leangap.com/). LeanGap offers a six-week summer entrepreneurship program in Boston, MA.

Posted Feb. 18, 2015, 10:04 a.m. by Eddy Zhong | View Comments

It’s common to think that college, summer internships, or that first full-time job will provide the answer to the question “What am I going to be when I grow up?”. However, more often than not, rather than directly answer this question, college, internships, and entry-level jobs miss the mark. These experiences can often be more focused on theoretical classroom knowledge (college) or represent the “luck of the draw” of the hiring needs of a company (internship, first-time job). The outcomes of these traditional approaches are based more on happenstance than a methodical way for people to discover how to do ...