Career Success: Is 30 Really the New 20?
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

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So you see stories all the time of young millionaires or people who’ve found their niche in their 20s. Well, the saying famously coined by Jay-Z might be backed by science.

A recent study found that the human brain is still developing well into your 30s, and many career experts have said that one doesn’t find their full professional mojo until their 30s and 40s. So don’t fret if you haven’t reached the peak of your career at 25.

Brazen Careerist writer Alexis Grant ponders the notion that the 30s could be your best professional years and how you can maximize them. Whether you know what you want to do with your life or you’re still a 20-something trying to figure it out, check out Grant’s exploration of the topic.

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.