If you want to be successful, it is essential that you surround yourself with successful people.
You cannot stay positive in the long run when all your friends talk about how bad everything is. Choose your friends based on their values, their perspectives on life and their work ethic. Let go of those who drag you down and talk you into failure. This may sound harsh, but it is only for your best.
When your friends want to be successful and work towards accomplishing their dreams, you will be inspired to do so too. If your friends spend the entire day to complain about how bad the weather is, that they are not going to pass their tests, that everything’s going to turn out worse than last year – then you will be inspired to think alike.
Therefore, surround yourself with people that share your values and your goals and you will go far! Let people talk you into success, not into failure!