The main thing is to figure out your own passion. Figure out what you love. Do not listen to your parents, your teachers, your friends. Find out what you love a lot. Everybody loves something, sometimes you have to figure out what it is.
Sometimes people will laugh at you if you say, "I want to be a gardener". Some will say, "That is absurd!"
But if that is what you want to do and you know it, do it and become a gardener. You are going to be very happy. The people who do what they love never go to work. They wake up every day and start having fun. These are the people that are the most successful, doing what they love.
If you are going to invest, it is the same thing. Only invest in what you, yourself know a lot about. Do not listen to me, do not listen to the TV, the internet, the newspapers. Just listen to what you, yourself know about. You will know better than anybody when something new is happenning, when things are going to succeed and that how you invest.
Jim Rogers is a legendary investor that co-founded the Quantum Fund and retired at age thirty-seven. He is the author of several investing books and also a renowned financial commentator worldwide famous for his contrarian views on financial markets.