The gems I extracted from The Only Two Rules You Need To Know To Be Successful In Work And Life | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
- You’re the average of the five people around you, so if you’re not around people who aren’t supporting and inspiring you, then you’re wasting your time. “If you’re around people who are emotionally dragging you down, you’re not going to have good ideas,” he says, which means choose your friends wisely because they really impact your success.
- We know our brains are inherently lazy and will basically choose the same pathway over and over again if we let it. To keep your brain agile, you basically have to keep exercising it.
- Your thoughts are the averages of five things you think about. You can’t have gratitude in your mind at the same time as regret and anxiety. Switch it to gratitude (consciously).