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There to Here
Jun 17, 2020
#8 Lyndon Nguyen part 1 - It’s Okay To Quit To Do What You Love
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Have you ever thought you can’t change jobs because you’ve invested so much time and effort into your current career path and education? Think again!

After high school, Lyndon Nguyen thought he wanted to be a doctor and started working on his pre-med degree. He soon realized that wasn't for him and got a degree in Biomedical Engineering.

Then he went on to get his Masters in Mechanical Engineering. With his master degree in hand, he started working at Baylor University in the Department of Orthopedics Spine Research facility as a biomedical engineer.

Once again, Lyndon decided to change his career path and went back to school to get his law degree and MBA.

Today, Lyndon is the Executive Director for Love Heals Free Clinic. Love Heals Free Clinic offers temporary free health care clinics across the US.

Listen to Lyndon share why it’s okay to quit to do something you love with Ryan Dye.

Key points: 

  • 1:50 - Choosing College
  • 5:52 - Time value of money principle 
  • 14:42 - Great leaders help their employees find their passion
  • 21:03 - Know when to cut your losses 
  • 27:36 - Motion X-ray Invention 
  • 31:31 - Running a research lab
  • 33:07 - Technology not making it to market
  • 37:16 - Problems with modern medicine 
  • 38:43 - Breaking the family cycle 
  • 41:05 - About Love Heals Free Clinic 

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