You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with (quotes)

You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with

  • You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. Jim Rohn
  • You become the average of the five people you hang out with. Drew Houston
  • But you are the average of the five people you associate with most, so do not underestimate the effects of your pessimistic, unambitious, or disorganized friends. If someone isn’t making you stronger, they’re making you weaker. Tim Ferriss
  • I often think of a quote from entrepreneur Jim Rohn: ‘You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.’ Surround yourself with people who are doing interesting things, who are thinking interesting thoughts, who challenge you to be better, and who come from a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. That, combined with appropriate moments of ‘me’ time, provides the perfect breeding ground for great ideas. And whatever you do, don’t get hung up on what competitors are doing. Be aware of what’s going on in the industry, but don’t let it dictate your own creative process. Alexis Ohanian
  • It’s okay to be average, as long as you surround yourself with extraordinary people that you become the average of. Hal Elrod
  • You are the average of your five closest associates. John Spence
  • There’s an economic theory out there that if you take the incomes of your five closest friends and average them, the resulting number will be pretty close to your own income. I think the same thing is true of idea incomes. You’re only going to be as good as the stuff you surround yourself with. Austin Kleon
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This includes your income

  • There’s an economic theory out there that if you take the incomes of your five closest friends and average them, the resulting number will be pretty close to your own income. I think the same thing is true of idea incomes. You’re only going to be as good as the stuff you surround yourself with. Austin Kleon
  • Your income tends to equal the average income of your five best friends. Jeff Olson
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Surround yourself with good people

  • Part of the talent of any company is to surround yourself with people who have good spirit and help you do more and more things. Marc Jacobs
  • Say ‘no’ more than ‘yes,’ and just make sure you surround yourself with good people. Lindsay Lohan
  • Surround yourself with good people that keep you grounded, work hard, and be patient. Cynthia Addai-Robinson
  • As all entrepreneurs will say, surround yourself with good people. That is the hardest thing : finding good people. Ronnie Apteker
  • Surround yourself with good people, surround yourself with positivity and people who are going to challenge you to make you better. Ali Krieger
  • Surround yourself with good people. Whether they’re the best or not, people are capable of learning if they’ve got good hearts and they’re good souls. Kid Rock
  • Surround yourself with people who are really good and really passionate about what they do regardless of what it is…positivity and passion make a powerful combination. Rachael Bermingham
  • Work hard, stay focused and surround yourself with good people. Tom Osborne
  • Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere as long as the policy you’ve decided upon is being carried out. Ronald Reagan
  • Who you spend time with is who you become! Change your life by consciously choosing to surround yourself with people with higher standards! Tony Robbins
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Surround yourself with people who are successful and dedicated

  • No matter what your goals are, you’ve got to bring other people onto your team. For one thing, if you surround yourself with people who want to be successful, you become successful. Kimora Lee Simmons
  • Surround yourself with people who are doers! Wayne Dyer
  • Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard. Colin Powell
  • The easiest way to thrive as an outlier is to avoid being one. At least among your most treasured peers. Surround yourself with people in at least as much of a hurry, at least as inquisitive, at least as focused as you are. Seth Godin
  • You want to surround yourself with people who are as dedicated to their discipline as you are to yours and let them do what they do. Victor Levin
  • You’re not going to be great at everything. Surround yourself with people that can compliment you so you can work together and then everybody can be successful. Jonathan Tisch
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Surround yourself with people who challenge and advise you

  • Good leadership requires you to surround yourself with people of diverse perspectives who can disagree with you without fear of retaliation. Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Surround yourself with people who add the fuel of advice and encouragement to your fire. Dave Ramsey
  • Don’t surround yourself with people who just affirm you. Surround yourself with people who challenge you. Tony Robbins
  • Having the right perspective is tough when you’re alone. Surround yourself with people who will help you see things you cannot readily see. Clifton Anderson
  • It’s very important to surround yourself with people you can learn from. Reba McEntire
  • Surround yourself with people strong enough to change your mind. John Wooden
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Surround yourself with people who are better than you

  • Always associate yourself with people who are better than you. Warren Buffett
  • Always surround yourself with people who are better than you. If you’re hanging around bad people, they’re going to start bringing you down . . . But, if you surround yourself with good people, they’re going to be pulling you up. Donny Osmond
  • Always surround yourself with people who are even more talented and competent than you. Stephen Covey
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Surround yourself with people who are smart

  • Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who’ll argue with you. John Wooden
  • Surround yourself with people smarter than you. Maggie Wilderotter
  • Obviously you want to be smart enough to take other people’s advice and take that into consideration, and obviously try to surround yourself with people that are smarter than you. As far as sticking to your guns, I think there is no better advice than to just find something that you really give a s – about and then go do it. Chelsea Handler
  • Surround yourself with people who are smarter than you. Russell Simmons
  • Surround yourself with people who make you feel stupid. Mick Ebeling
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Surround yourself with people who are positive

  • If you surround yourself with positive people who build you up, the sky is the limit. Joel Brown
  • Surround yourself with positive people. Melanie
  • You gotta surround yourself with positive people, people who care. Diamond Dallas Page
  • Make sure you surround yourself with positive people that will support you and push you forward and won’t drag you down or get in your way. Inbar Lavi
  • Go where you are wanted and stray from where you aren’t. Surround yourself with positive people and environments. Demi Lovato
  • You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people. Nadia Comaneci
  • Surround yourself with positive people and positive influences. Bradford Winters
  • Don’t let people disrespect you. My mom says don’t open the door to the devil. Surround yourself with positive people. Cuba Gooding, Jr.
  • Surround yourself with positive people and situations, and avoid negativity. Doreen Virtue
  • Good things happen in your life when you surround yourself with positive people. Roy T. Bennett
  • If we surround ourselves with people who are successful, who are forward-moving, who are positive, who are focused on producing results, who support us, it will challenge us to be more and do more and share more. If you can surround yourself with people who will never let you settle for less than you can be, you have the greatest gift that anyone can hope for. Tony Robbins
  • Look at people for an example, but then make sure to do things your way. Surround yourself with positive people. Queen Latifah
  • I think it’s important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state – meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do. Heidi Klum
  • Surround yourself with optimistic people. Zig Ziglar
  • Whatever you are trying to achieve in life, it is essential that you surround yourself with people who believe that what you seek and what you believe in are not only possible but also very probable. Chris Prentiss
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Surround yourself with people who lift you up and inspire you

  • Always work with/surround yourself with people who help make you a better version of you. Kindly avoid those who don’t. Don Roff
  • Surround yourself with people you want to be around. Sam Berns
  • Dream big and surround yourself with people that believe in you Shannon MacMillan
  • If you surround yourself with people who are trying to build, who are all willing to build other people up, they build you up! Blake Roney
  • If you’re starting out or trying to get to the next level, surround yourself with people who keep you motivated and energized – people who inspire you to achieve your best every day. When you do this, you can’t lose. Anthony Famiglietti
  • In all aspects of life, it’s always much funner when you surround yourself with people you enjoy being around. Rob Dyrdek
  • Invent your world. Surround yourself with people, color, sounds, and work that nourish you. Sark
  • People inspire you, or they drain you – pick them wisely. Hans Froði Hansen
  • Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. Oprah Winfrey
  • Surround yourself with people who are the ketchup to your french fries-they make you a better version of yourself. Yes french fries are amazing on their own, but combined with ketchup they are a force. Spend time with people who bring out your true flavors, but don’t overpower you. Grace Helbig
  • Surround yourself with people who do what you want to do, and eventually you’ll wake up to find yourself doing the same. Justin Kan
  • The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best. Epictetus
  • What are friends for? They are the ultimate reflection of yourself. Always surround yourself with people who inspire you and return the favor by giving them the best of you. Jenny McCarthy
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Surround yourself with people who provide support and love

  • Surround yourself with people who provide you with support and love and remember to give back as much as you can in return. Karen Kain
  • You have to surround yourself with people who love you and want the best for you. Mena Suvari
  • Surround yourself with people that are going to support you on your journey, and get rid of the ones that don’t. Natalie Cook
  • Life is too short to surround yourself with people who aren’t looking out for you. Sharon Van Etten
  • Surround yourself with people who respect and treat you well. Claudia Black
  • Surround yourself with the right people, and realize your own worth. Honestly, there are enough bad people out there in the world – you don’t need to be your own worst enemy. Lucy Hale
  • You have to dream big and go for it. Surround yourself with people who believe in you and ignore those who try to bring you down.  Never give up, no matter what – overcoming obstacles makes you stronger!  Shannon MacMillan
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Surround yourself with people who share your vision

  • You have to surround yourself with people who live, breathe and eat something that you’re trying to do, and then it becomes a motivating thing for them to want to support and get behind what you’re doing – it’s all good then. Tyrese Gibson
  • Your environment will become you. Surround yourself with people who have the same dream as you, who have accomplished what you want & more. Keshia Chante
  • Surround yourself with people of like mind and different talents and temperaments with the purpose of serving the goals of every member of the group. Associate with these people on a regular basis. Jeff Olson
  • Surround yourself with people whose definition of you is not based on your history, but your destiny. D. Jakes
  • The best advice bro: is think big, as big as you can possibly think, and shoot for that. The bigger you aim for, the bigger you’re going to be. Set the standards for yourself as high as you possibly can and also surround yourself with people who have the same visions you have. Gabriel Iglesias
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Surround yourself with people who make you happy

  • Surround yourself with people who make you happy. People who make you laugh, who help you when you’re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through. Karl Marx
  • Make yourself happy and surround yourself with people who are cool with that. Larry Winget
  • To believe in yourself and to follow your dreams, to have goals in life and a drive to succeed, and to surround yourself with the things and the people that make you happy. This is success! Sasha Azevedo