Generation Y was fortunate enough to be raised by the Baby Boomers, who knew they had to work hard to get anywhere. Some advice for this generation that has been born into green pastures and haven’t necessarily realized what it’s like to work from the bottom up.
“1) Stay wildly ambitious. The current world is bubbling with opportunity for an ambitious person to find flowery, fulfilling success. The specific direction may be unclear, but it’ll work itself out—just dive in somewhere.
2) Stop thinking that you’re special. The fact is, right now, you’re not special. You’re another completely inexperienced young person who doesn’t have all that much to offer yet. You can become special by working really hard for a long time.