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The 9 People You Need to Be Successful

Every successful person needs strong human connections, and not just the professional kind. There are so many people—nurturers, thinkers, mentors—who can help you get to where you want to be in life.

Over time, I’ve come across nine types of people that have helped shaped the man I am today. It helps to have a few good people on your side, but if you can get all nine of these characters, your support system will grow stronger and stronger.

Keep reading to see if you recognize any of these personalities in your social circle.

5 Traits of Naturally Resilient People

Personal challenges can be difficult to handle. We don’t always face them alone, but no matter who’s beside us, we still have to find a way to deal with setbacks. In other words, you’re the one that has to pick up the pieces—and no one else.

When things get tough, be resilient. Have a certain mental strength, and take control of the situation. Don’t let it take control of you.

Try using these five tips to make it happen.

How to Think Like the Person You Want to Become

One of the biggest challenges we face today is keeping a positive mind. There will always be some kind of challenge to face, but that’s just life―no matter what comes your way, your self-belief should be stronger than anything you’re up against.

Being a big thinker is all about how you see yourself. People who think big anticipate the best for their future. They believe that those big thoughts and ideas can actually play out in reality.

The mind is a powerful tool, so use this piece of motivation to think like the person you want to become.
“Leadership is something you earn.”