Don’t do what I did. Especially when you’re starting a new job, prioritize learning — about your role, your industry, your company, your team — before jumping straight into trying to change the world. Don’t get me wrong — I’m a big fan of learning by doing, and it’s important to hit the ground running in a new role, but when setting your priorities, put learning first, and it will pay dividends down the road.
7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career
Matt Serna

This is such a key point, especially for young people starting out in their careers.