Why You Need to Surround Yourself With People Who Lift You Up

Why You Need to Surround Yourself With People Who Lift You Up

Published May 2017

We all want somebody to tell us what to do. To succeed, what do I need to do?

Well, I’m here to tell you it’s also important to know what not to do: Never take advice from someone more screwed up than you.

You need to surround yourself and listen to people that lift you up. People that have achieved success and can help you move forward.

It is so easy to find the naysayers and the doubters. If your goals and dreams don’t make some of your friends laugh at you, then you don’t have big enough goals and dreams.

You need to dream big, think big and plan big―and listen to the people who build you up and move you forward.

Related: 3 Daily Habits of Very Successful People

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