CURATING FRIENDSHIPS | HOW TO PICK YOUR FRIENDS WISELY!
HOW TO PICK YOUR FRIENDS WISELY!
A properly run museum will feature only the artwork that makes sense to display in their facilities. There are millions of artists with an infinity of styles but a discerning curator can sift through the never-ending selection to give prominence to the right works of art. You, my friend, are the curator of the museum of your life and as such, responsible for selecting only the people who will bring value to you.
Today, my guest host Alberto Mella and I will offer you some practical tips to fill your life’s museum with only the finest, most deserving works of art. Your friends.
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6 TIPS FOR SELECTING WHO IS PART OF YOUR LIFE.
Your Value: What values do you bring to a relationship?
- What are your strengths?
Your Needs: What areas of your life need company?
- What are your weaknesses?
- Where are you lacking?
Your Interests: What things peak your interest?
Anchors vs Sails
- Who are the friends who help you thrive?
Who are the ones who hold you back?
- What to do about them?
- Anchors vs Sails
- Clarity is Crucial: Be clear about your expectations from a friendship.
- Can some of these be adjusted?
What are the non-negotiables? Nobody is perfect but some traits are deal-breakers
- Needy people
- No Need No Drama “Aint nobody got time for that”
- Friends for a season
- Friends for a reason
- Friends for life
How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie*
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