Things Highly Successful People Do In Their 20s

Try Different Industries like Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart worked as a model and then as a stock broker on Wall Street before beginning the catering business that led to her eponymous company. All of that experience led her to be successful.

Build Sweat Equity like Oprah

What other people label or might try to call failure, I have learned is just God’s way of pointing you in a new direction.”

Learn from Hitting Rock Bottom like Tim Allen

If you’ve recently made a mistake, remember that a little perspective and humility go a long way! Turning that mistake into a learning experience shows maturity as well as personal and professional

Find the Right Life Partner like Kelly Ripa and Mark

Make Your Own Education like Steve Jobs

Take a Risk like Marissa Mayer

“I helped build Google, but I don’t like to rest on [my] laurels. I think the most interesting thing is what happens next.”

Start a Business like Jay-Z

Sean Carter had rapped under the nickname Jay-Z for many years, but it wasn’t until he founded Roc-A-Fella Records with two friends that he became a star. Under his own label, Jay-Z released Reasonable Doubt,

Take Advantage of Compounding Interest like Warren Buffet

I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.”

Work in Sales like Howard Schultz

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz started as a Xerox salesman. That led him to a job as a coffee machine salesmen, which is how he crossed paths with his current career.

Go to School like Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt, former CEO and now executive chairman of Google, is among the richest people in the world.

Be Willing to Work 24/7 like Richard Branson

Remember Your Dreams like Ang Lee

Pick A Solid Business Partner like Bill Gates and Paul Allen

Overcome Insecurities like Kristen

Let Your Failure Help Set Your Course Like Suze Orman