Being Positive, Associating With Positive People Can Increase Your Chances of Success by K. Elkins
Eighty-six percent of the rich people in his study made a habit out of associating with other success-minded individuals. On the flip side, “they also make a point to limit their exposure to toxic, negative people,” he explains.
The importance of substituting negative friends and acquaintances for positive individuals stems from the fact that positivity was a hallmark of the rich people he studied — and we emulate the people we associate with.
“Long-term success is only possible when you have a positive mental outlook,” Corley states.
He’s not the only one to suggest that negativity derails success — or that your relationships could affect your financial success.
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