When you're young, you don't know anything, or at least you don't know much.
And that's OK.
Sometimes when you don't know what you don't know, it allows you to forge ahead on a path that might have scared you sideways if you'd known more.
That's how it was for me, as a blissfully ignorant 22-year-old starting my first journalism job just out of school. I've held several jobs since as a writer and editor, and now as a managing editor at CNBC Digital people frequently ask for my career advice.
If I could go back, here's what I would tell my younger self.