These are details you need to understand about friendship that will save you time and heartbreak on your path as a Creator.
Based on a true story.
There are 3 types of friends.
Only 1 type has the capacity to support your evolution.
Let’s go deeper.
You meet during moments of transformation. During times of stress, the mind seeks familiarity & comfort.
Common interaction points:
Bootcamp, Freshmen year of college, high school athletics, church choir
💡The height of your interaction equals the depth of imagery burned in the subconscious mind.
This means: they always see “the old you”.
Have you ever questioned why Jaleel White will “always be Urkel” & Keisha Knight Pulliam always “be Rudy”??
Although fictitious, they are your Rite of Passage friends.
Childhood is a transformative stage and that’s “where you met”. Is it becoming clearer?
These are introduced during shared time and location based interaction.
👉🏾Riding the school bus
👉🏾Next door neighbors
Your conversations tend to drift to that common point in time even as life moves on.
You are competing with the past version of yourself in the mind’s eye of the proximity friend.
The Wingman is the person who connects to your essence. They find a way to play a role in your evolution no matter what you become in life.
Can you see how the Wingman may be beneficial as you start a business?
First is the Mcgregor Effect. This is where you were all poor & success comes so quickly that reality is no longer the same. #SMB
It’s when you’ve had a sustained run of success & your close friend subconsciously wants to see you take a setback just to “humble you” or take you down a notch. #smb
Your Wingman is frustrated at personal dreams unfulfilled or even worse *they believe they’re responsible for your success!* Your life became theirs.
Absolutely! The issue is many #startup founders assume all friends are the same.
Should I eliminate my friends who are evolving w/ me?
No! You must learn the art of love from a distance. Friends who don’t see your vision can be engaged at:
Keep boundaries when it comes to discussing ideas and expecting support