We’ve all had friends for as long as we can remember, but what happens to them when things start to change for you? Your environment will make you or break you. Today, we’ll discuss the types of people to encounter on your road to success, and how to handle them. Then, we’ll break down the 8 action steps necessary for your growth. This episode isn’t an easy listen, but it requires your full focus, attention and honesty.
Episode 138 Time Stamps:
(2:15) Preface: today's episode is very personal
(3:18) How my brother changed me with his investment in me
(6:39) INFLUENCE MATTERS | Frederick Douglass' Life Narrative
(9:35) Social Momentum | Epictetus', "The Art of Living"
(13:04) You have choices, and that's a fact.
(14:37) People to expect, pt. 1: You'll get the impression that you're "weird"
(16:33) People to expect, pt. 2: PRETENDERS (The "I feel you" type)
(16:56) People to expect, pt. 3: Natural avoiders (They'll slowly drift from you)
(17:06) People to expect, pt. 4: Fake guilt (They'll make you feel guilty for not hanging around them anymore
(18:32) You signed up for this, didn't you? Sacrifices will be made...
(20:04) What to do, pt. 1: DECIDE- who you are, where you wanna go, and how you're gonna get there
(23:13) What to do, pt. 2: Identify your current conviction level
(25:02) What to do, pt. 3: What type of friends/influence do I NEED to help me get where I'm going?
(26:35) What to do, pt. 4: Evaluate your current circle | "It's either helping me or it's hurting me" -Carli Lloyd
(29:00) What to do, pt. 5: Announce/present your vision, plans and expectations of yourself to your friends and to your circle
(30:35) What to do, pt. 6: Wait and see... Watch what happens.
(31:31) What to do, pt. 7: DECIDE even further- it's your movie.
(32:32) Pick your role-players
(36:52) What to do, pt. 8: Go DO what you gotta DO.
(43:42) This is for y'all. I want you to succeed!
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