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“What Do I Want to Be When I Grow Up?” is the Wrong Career Question

Wrong career question

President Obama recently said something that struck a chord with me… and has really changed my perspective on my career goals: “Stop asking what you want to be.” The concept, discussed with the latest class of white house interns (see the video below), is so simple: Stop Asking What You Want to Be… Start Asking What You Want to Do For instance: Instead of: “I want to be a teacher,” what if you thought, “I want to mold young minds and educate the world” Instead of: “I want to be in politics,” what if your outlook was, “I want to solve   

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