Life has challenges, stumbling blocks to overcome, roadblocks to navigate. Your ability to nimbly and effectively respond is powerfully impacted by the friends you travel with through life. Many of us tend to accrue our life cohort somewhat randomly, chance playing a major role. I suggest to you that putting a bit more thought into selecting your life group would be very beneficial.

The adage that you are the sum total of the 5 people you spend the most time with has much truth to it. Your contingent can pull you forward or hold you back. The secret of your future is buried in your daily routine, in your habits, in your unconscious default choices. Choose your companions with care for they determine far more of your fate than you realize.

Closing Quotes:

“Always dare to be in the company of those stronger than you.” – Israelmore Ayivor

“Choose a companion that recommends himself to you by his life as well as by his speech.” – Roman Proverb

“Valued companionships begin with a personal commitment to be an exemplary companion.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin

“By associating with the good and evil company, a soul acquires the virtues and vices which they possess…” – Panchatantra

If you cannot find a good companion to walk with, walk alone… It is better to be alone than to be with those who will hinder your progress.” – Gautama Buddha

As always, I share what I most want and need to learn. – Nathan S. Collier