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Things to Think About - The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you

Things to Think About
By Pepper de Callier

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best. – Epictetus

I hesitated at first to use this quote from Epictetus, because I could hear a chorus of people saying, “So, Pepper, tell me something I didn’t already know!” 

Instead of using it to remind you of something, I wanted to use it to galvanize you to proactively reach out and schedule some time with someone you haven’t seen in a while, someone who really uplifts you and is thoroughly enjoyable to be with.

Stop and think—now.  Who is it?  Send an email or make the call now, before the thought lapses into that black hole of good intentions that never get acted upon.

These are the little actions in life that can mean so much, to so many, in so many ways.

Good luck on your journey!

About the Author: Founder and Executive Director of Prague Leadership Institute, which was named “Best Corporate Leadership Coach Europe—2015”, by U.K. based Corporate Vision, Pepper de Callier, is one of the most respected senior executive coaches and authorities on leadership in Europe. Learn more about him at /

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