A lot of who you are is determined by the people around you. Surround yourself with successful people, and you are more likely to be successful yourself. The people who you work and collaborate with on a daily basis can have a significant influence on your success.
Think about what you are trying to attain in your life and search out others who are either working on the same type of goal as well as those who have already achieved success in your field. It’s also important to look for positive people. Spending time around people with positive attitudes can have a profound effect on your own. People who are curious and question the status quo also can help you be more creative and find new solutions to problems and challenges.
Throughout your life, make a pledge to spend time with people who support you, inspire you and challenge you to succeed. Steer clear of those who drag you down, have a negative outlook on life, constantly criticize you and belittle your accomplishments. Like George Washington once said, ’tis better to be alone than in bad company.”