It’s not surprising that many of the world’s most successful people share similar qualities and traits. You’ve probably observed or heard of some of them; being proactive, getting up early, ruthless prioritization, etc.
There is something that contributes to the success of many of them that isn’t quickly apparent, however.
Successful people surround themselves with other successful people.
You’ve probably seen this and assumed it was a by-product of that person’s success. That is rarely the case. There is an old adage that you are the average of the 5 people you surround yourself with.
Take a minute to think about that, then take an inventory of who you spend most of your time with.