HOW RIGHT PEOPLE HELPS YOU SUCCEED IN BUSINESS
Getting around the right people should be on top of your list because 85 percent of your success and happiness in life is going to be determined by the quality of the relationship that you develop in your personal and business activities. The more people you know and who know you in a positive way, the more successful you will be and faster you will move ahead. You will be the same person in five years except for the people you meet and the book you read, said Charlie Jones.
Everything involves relationship.
Virtually all of your problems in life will come as the result of your entering into wrong relationship with the wrong people. Virtually all your great success in life will be accompanied by the great relationship with good people who help you and whom you help in return.
More than 90 percent of your Success will be determined by your reference group your reference group. Your reference group is defined as the people with whom you habitually identify and pass the time. As Les Brown puts it “If you hang out with 9 broke people you are bound to be number 10”
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You are like a chameleon
You are like a chameleon in that you take on the attitude, behavior, values and beliefs of the people with whom you associate most of the time. If you want to be successful person, associate with positive people. Associate with people who are optimistic and happy and who have goals and who are moving forward in their life. At the same time, get away from negative, critical, complaining people. If you want to fly with the eagle you cannot scratch with ducks.
Right People network continually.
They join their industry and trade association, attend every meeting, and get involved in the group activities. They introduce themselves to people in business and social setting, hand out their business card and tell others what they do. And here is one of the best strategies of all. Whenever you meet new people, ask them to tell you about their business and especially, to tell you what you need to know to send clients or customers to them.
Identify the most right people in your life, both present and Future. What could you do to help them in their lives and work so that they would be open to helping you? Identify the right people you should get to know. What could you do to help them in advance of your needing anything in return? Remember, first you sow and then you reap.