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8 Life Lessons To Learn Before You’re 30

Hello, millennials! Rico gives you advice on how to make the most out of your 30s.

| July 1, 2013

8 Life Lessons To Learn Before You’re 30

8 Life Lessons To Learn Before You’re 30
Reaching three decades is a big life milestone. You are now old enough that your quite established, but still young enough to be on the cutting edge of what’s new. For all our readers about to reach this magic age, your 30th birthday will be more fun—and fulfilling—so long as you live according to these 8 principles.

Long-Term Planning Means Success

Long-Term Planning Means Success

Why buy a laptop, when you can invest the money into a sideline business that can pay for a laptop every year?

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Things Happen for a Reason

Things Happen for a Reason

Get kicked out of one school, end up in another where you meet your real passion and future wife.

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Trust Your Instincts

Trust Your Instincts

Thoughtful and constructive advice is good, but don’t underestimate your own experience and knowledge.

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Time is Indeed Money

Time is Indeed Money

Now that you’re older, wasting time really means you won’t achieve anything.

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Change is the Only Constant

Change is the Only Constant

Adapt to the world, because it won’t adapt to you.

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Success is Relative

Success is Relative

Not all of us will be happy with a six-figure salary and that fancy sports car, success starts with knowing what you really want.

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Work Smart, Not Hard

Work Smart, Not Hard

Always strive for minimum effort, maximum return.

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You Will Always Have Haters

You Will Always Have Haters

Don’t try to make everyone like you, only concentrate on those who are important to your life.

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