Back when I was a teenager, I thought that with the right bunch of people anything was possible. – Richard Branson
No one is an island. No one can achieve success all by himself.
There is no self-made millionaire. Yes, he may have done all the hard work, persist and determined to see success to the end. But how would he achieve such success if no one buys his product, no one executes his strategy, and no one supports him emotionally?
“It was the people I surrounded myself with who made the difference: If you treat your employees right, they will treat your customers right, and sustained profits will follow”, said Richard Branson.
How do you surround yourself with the right people?
Be the right people. Like attract like. Be the person you wish to see in the other people. People are generally be drawn to positive, driven people. No one like snobbish people.
But being positive alone won’t work if you just stay locked inside your house whole day. Go out. Mingle with people. Go for networking session. You need to reach out to others, putting yourself in front of other like-minded persons. Attend seminars and workshops.
Empower the people. Each and everyone has their own capabilities and creative thinking. Let them shape the future, and drive the success. You may guide the general strategy. Let them execute your directions as to which seem best fit. Empowerment is one of the best ways to bring forth the best of people.
Always surround yourself with the right people. People who would raise your standards. People who would push you to higher ground. People who would support your dreams.
Go out and meet new friends today. Strangers are friends whom you have yet met.