Welcome to our Friday Comment Thread. (I've got my hopes up for this one.)
Quick recap: A 25-year-old reader emailed me, concerned about getting stuck in the wrong job/industry/career, and asked, "What advice would you give a younger version of yourself?”
Advice I've heard from readers so far:
"What is your passion? What are you good at? Answer those two questions, find a way to marry them, and GO!"
"Have a goal and work toward it, but expect the goal to change."
"Take care of your health. You'll appreciate it when you're older."
As for me, the short version of my advice to my younger self would be: "Don't worry, just work at it."
When I look back, I worried about a lot of things that now seem like they didn’t matter very much.
I was always a hard worker, but I’ve learned to focus better—put the worry aside, identify the things I can actually change, and just work hard on whatever my current challenge is.
OK. Your turn. What's your advice?
Our 25-year-old reader (along with several other 20-something readers who emailed me after yesterday’s post) would love to know.
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