25 super-successful people share their best career advice for 20-somethings
But if "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you anymore, perhaps advice like, "don't work too hard" and "relax" are more up your alley.These successful people have offered some of the best - and oftentimes unconventional - advice for people in their 20s:Advertisement
Warren Buffett: Exercise humility and restraint.
Maya Angelou: Make your own path.Advertisement
Richard Branson: Never look back in regret; move on to the next thing.
J.K. Rowling: Embrace failure.Advertisement
Eric Schmidt: Say yes to more things.
Marissa Mayer: Pick something and make it great.Advertisement
Steve Jobs: Don't just follow your passion but something larger than yourself.
Suze Orman: With success comes unhelpful criticism — ignore it.Advertisement
Bill Gates: Keep things simple.
Arianna Huffington: Don’t work too hard.Advertisement
Stewart Butterfield: Have an 'experimental attitude.'
George Stephanopoulos: Relax.Advertisement
Marla Malcolm Beck: Remember that you won't end up where you start.
T.J. Miller: Work harder than anyone else around you.Advertisement
Alexa von Tobel: Get up, dress up, show up.
Mark Bartels: Map out a timeline for yourself when you start a new job.Advertisement
Hermione Way: Start your own business.
John Chen: Being a 'superstar' can hurt your career.Advertisement
Salli Setta: Never eat lunch alone.
Deepak Chopra: Embrace the wisdom of uncertainty.Advertisement
Cynthia Tidwell: Be patient enough to learn, but impatient enough to take risks.
Brian Chesky: Don't listen to your parents.Advertisement
David Melancon: Ask 3 important questions at the end of every interview.
Diane von Furstenberg: Keep it real.Advertisement
Rick Goings: Be nice to everyone.
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