We often hear sayings about those that we hang around and how they reflect on our personal character. Sayings like, “we are the company we keep so make sure to keep viable people close to you,” “If you associate with the succcesful you will be successful.”
So how true are those sayings? You can ask any successful guru and they will all tell you the same things. It is not a coincidence, it is proven theory. Within oursevles we have a team; a team of 6 that keep us on the right track. To get familiar with your team and ensure that you are in tune with them, we decided to pass on some vital information from Jessica Hagy over at Forbes Magazine.
“Someone who pushes you, who makes you think. Who motivates you to get up and go, and try, and make things happen. You want to keep this person energized, and enthusiastic. This is the voice of inspiration.”
“This person is a huge fan, a strong supporter, and a rabid evangelist for you and your work. Work to make this person rewarded, to keep them engaged. This is the voice of motivation.”
“This is the devil’s advocate, who asks the hard questions and sees problems before they arise. You need this person’s perspective. They are looking out for you, and want you to be as safe as you are successful. This is the voice of reason.”
“This is the loud and belligerent voice that demands you gets things done. This person is the steward of momentum, making sure deadlines are met and goals are reached. This is the voice of progress.”
“This person can help you find new avenues and new allies. This person breaks through roadblocks into finds ways to make magic happen. You need this person to reach people and places you can’t. This is the voice of cooperation and community.”
“This is your mentor, your hero, your North Star. This is the person who you seek to emulate. This is your guiding entity, someone whose presence acts as a constant reminder that you, too, can do amazing things. You want to make this person proud. This is the voice of true authority.”
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