I got thrown in at the deep end from my first day at Google, and it's made me a better entrepreneur.
As an eager, fresh-faced 19-year-old, I turned up at Google—at the time, a 3,000-person tech company—ready to dive headfirst into anything. Over the next six years, I discovered that the Google lifestyle meant more than just an on-site laundry service and free gourmet meals. I was one of the youngest employees on staff, but nobody held my hand. Within weeks, deadlines, duties, and complex projects began to pile up. I hadn't even taken a finance class, yet I had two weeks to put together a strategy for entering Africa and Eastern Europe. I had to be resourceful.
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