Now that you have defined your PURPOSE, discovered your PASSION, decided your PRINCIPLES, and set your PRIORITIES, it is a must that you surround yourself with great people to pull life and business off successfully.
I've learned throughout my entire life that there are few vital things to remember when you look at the PEOPLE part of your life.
- You never "ARRIVE" and know everything (we all need people)
- You CANNOT do "life" alone
- You ARE the PEOPLE you surround yourself with
- Choose them WISELY
Networking is perpetual, so NEVER STOP networking. You never know when someone can help you years down the road.
Let's side bar to being a master networker...there are some keys in growing your power network around you. Here are a few:
- It is a MUST Life Skill
- It is all about the CONNECTION
- Focus on finding INTEREST GROUPS you want to grow in
- Get connected to at least two MENTORS
- KNOW yourself and; others (be a master of the 4-personality types)
- LISTEN more than you speak
- GIVE more than you receive
- Give WITHOUT expectation
- Always have BUSINESS CARDS on hand
- Be VIRAL (Online)
- Be CURIOUS
- Remember NAMES
- Not everyone will LIKE YOU (that's okay)
- Minimize or eliminate TIME-WASTERS