21 things creatives wished they'd known aged 21

Natalie Jahangiry, Rebecca Storry, Vanessa Toby and Jo Birch are friends who all work in advertising and one year ago launched a website, To Work or Play, that discusses life both in and outside of the industry.

As the blog approaches its first birthday on 23rd October, they've taken a step back and asked themselves: 'What pieces of career advice would we give to our 21-year-old selves?'

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