Feel like you’re barking up the wrong tree? Align yourself with the right people

Success…is about alignment between who you are and where you choose to be… The most important… alignment [is] being connected to… friends and loved ones who help you become the person you want to be.

Eric Barker

In his book, Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success is (Mostly) Wrong, Eric Barker shares this quote about why it is important to align yourself with the right people. I agree that deepening relationships with people you are important to is critical to one’s happiness. He makes a case for why it is also important to your success.

His second book, which I have not read yet, appears to delve into that topic further: Plays Well with Others: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Relationships Is (Mostly) Wrong.

Crochet notes

The big hearts are from my Lisa Daehlin (follow her on Instagram @lisasingsnyc) who sings, designs lace knitting, and crochets. She makes these hearts and tags them with a note with #LovePeopleBeKind. The little ones I made a few years ago. I bring them out this time of year.

Happy Valentine’s Day! May you align yourself with the right people and find happiness and success!

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