If you are interested in being in the top 20% in your position, you will need to have a diverse social network of people who fall into 4 categories. These categories consist of the teachers, the promoters, the crew and the butt-kickers. Teachers challenge you to do more, promoters are cheerleaders who open doors of opportunity, the crew supports you and keeps you resilient and butt-kickers hold you accountable.
- Whether we like it or not, we are all greatly influenced by those closest to us.
- A personal pit crew is crucial to maintaining your mental toughness and resilience to keep going.
- Seek out the teachers – those who will continue to help develop your mastery and knowledge, pushing you to know more.
“Whether we like it or not, we are all greatly influenced by those closest to us: our confidence, the decisions we make, our thinking, our belief in ourselves and our belief in possibility.”