Who You Associate With Matters

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One of the best things you can do in life is surround yourself with people who are better than you are; high-grade people. You will end up behaving more like them, and they in turn, will get it back from you. It’s like a planetary system. If you hang around with people who behave worse than you, pretty soon you’ll start being pulled in that direction. That’s just the way it seems to work. Who you choose to associate with matters.
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Want To Improve Your Communication Skills?

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1. Listen carefully when others are speaking. Keep your mouth shut and focus totally on them.

2. Never, ever talk over other people. This is disrespectful and a real turn off.

3. Even if the person leaves an hour between each word, resist the temptation to complete their sentence for them.

4. Don’t interrupt — let the other person finish. Then, acknowledge what they’ve shared before adding your own thoughts.

5. Paraphrase or summarise what’s just been shared. It shows that you have listened and are keen to understand.

6. Maintain good eye contact as this says you’re interested, and that the speaker and their story are important to you.

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