The truth is, we need people. No man is an island, as poet John Donne famously wrote. And when we surround ourselves with great people, we are much more likely to do great things. Funny how that works! Association is so important to the way we think and act. I don't know about you, but I want to surround myself with amazing people who are in the pursuit of worthwhile dreams and goals!
So, here are 5 ways to attract amazing people into your life.
1. Be that Person!
If you want to attract other amazing people to you, then be that person too. Be what you want. We are often drawn to those who are like-minded. If you want amazing people in your life, be an amazing person! It sounds so simple and basic, but it is so true. Be the person that builds people up not the one who tries and tears people down.
2. Speak It!
The power of positive affirmations. Speak what you want. For example, "I attract amazing, like-minded, positive, dream-driven people to me every day!" and "I am aware of opportunities all around me to connect with people headed for success!" This kind of positive self-talk can give you power and focus that you might not otherwise have.
3. Make the Connection!
Get good at being genuinely interested in others. Ask questions. Listen. People will be drawn to you when you take an interest in them. When you have made those connections make efforts to reach out and check in on how they are doing on a regular basis. I reach out to 3-5 people every day that I have met over time in my professional career.
4. Add Value!
People want to be around people who make them feel valued and appreciated. Show others you care, point out their strengths, and always let them know you believe in them and what they're doing. Limit your time with people who drain your energy. We all have those people in our lives, and it's important to limit time with people who aren't healthy for us.
5. Lastly, Communicate your Vision!
We are naturally attracted to people who are successful and have a clear plan. Get good at communicating your vision with others. Make the invisible clearly visible to them through your excitement and words. Paint a picture of what you see so that others can learn how they can be apart of it.