Professional speaker, Jim Rohn, says, “You’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” That’s something to think about! And, it makes sense. We’re impacted by our environment – our physical surroundings and relationships. The people with whom we interact regularly influence how we think, feel and behave.

Who are the five people with whom you spend the most time? What are they like? Are they ambitious, motivated, respectful, inclusive and empowered? Are they learning and growing? Or are they wishing and hoping, whining and complaining, blaming and finger pointing, stuck in the story of their not-so-happy past?

If your assessment suggests your five closest friends are on the success and satisfaction track, hang in there with them. If not, change may be needed. Begin by associating with one person who is on the path you want to walk, achieving her goals, living his vision. And, read LIES That Limit for more helpful tips.

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