The 20 Mistakes You Don't Want To Make In Your 20's

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Not sure if this is old news, but I got a good laugh out of the article. A couple noteworthy ones:

16. Not caring because you only live once -- that is for fools: "We all are guilty of irrational decision-making in our 20s. Fast people and fast times with money in your pocket always lead to over-extending yourself. A life of partying, heavy drugs and pretty much having that YOLO attitude will leave you flat on your ass. Get focused and lock into what you're supposed to be doing. If you don't know what that is, then you better figure it out ASAP."

12. Getting comfortable like you actually deserve down time: "Unless you're fornicating with Victoria's Secret models in Monaco this weekend, you shouldn't even be thinking about taking a break any time soon. You need a vacation? What have you accomplished? Mark Cuban spent 7 years building out his first business before he even took a break. Don't get lazy now."

And my personal fav:

6. Spending your money on women who aren't escorts: "Your sex life is an investment -- and the smarter the deals you execute, the savvier of an investor you become. Free sex is the most expensive sex in the world. Instead of navigating through an ambiguous investment in which you shower your woman with cash and prizes for the mediocre sex provided, deal with a professional as soon as possible. Although some of you may immediately jump to the negative connotations of a woman who is paid for sex, we suggest you take one step back. As an entrepreneur herself, why would you not want to deal with someone who has the same honesty and integrity that you do. Want a best friend? Buy a puppy. Want great sex? Call an escort."

Comments (4)

May 7, 2013

This was great, good post. Reccomend to go through the list if others have the time

"I am not sure who this 'Anonymous' person is - one thing is for certain, they have been one hell of a prolific writer" - Anonymous

May 7, 2013

I like #9

May 7, 2013

I like #12. I haven't been on a vacation at least since I graduated from college 6 years ago. I've been investing that time into building out an amazing business. I might be taking a vacation around year 7. The way I see it, I've got the rest of eternity to sleep.

May 7, 2013