How applicable is the saying: “You’re the average of the five people you spend the most of your time with”?
This short-take episode explores what thought leaders, science, and ancient wisdom tells us about who we are really being influenced by.
“You’re the average of the five people you spend the most of your time with.” –Jim Rohn
Is there any truth in this?
Three types of sources are looked at and the discovery is suprising, your actually influenced by 10’s, maybe hundreds of people in your extented network.
Today’s thought leaders
Entrepreneur magazine reference ‘Why the 5 People Around You Are Crucial to Your Success’
YouTube link for Tony Robbins Podcast ‘Are You With The Right Person?’
YouTube Quote from Darren Hardy
YouTube Quote from Joel Osteen
TED Talk by Nicholas Christakis The hidden influence of social networks
Paul of Tarsus quote: ‘Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.” ‘ found in 1 Corthinatians 15:33
King Soloman quote: “Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.” found in Proverbs 13:20