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I Have Earned the Right to Only Have Good People in My Life

October 9, 2017 // R. Shawn McBride // No Comments »

R. Shawn McBride recently spoke about surrounding yourself with only good people.

Hey, folks, Shawn here with you, talking about something that might sound conceited, but I hope it isn’t. You know, I’ve earned the right to only have good people in my life, and I start seeing this with my friendships, with my clients, and with others that are around me. I filter; I pick only the best people. I only want those that are doing amazing things in my universe and in my orbit, and more and more, I get to be selective. I get to pick. The phone rings with more clients than I have time to work with. Many of them aren’t a good fit. They don’t have the right personality set, we aren’t going to work well together, or their event is not my type of audience, and I get to say no, and I get to pick the good people. I get to look and say, “Does this person have the personality and temperament and style of the person I want to work with?” I get to pick. I’ve earned that right.

It’s taken a long time for people to get to know who I am, to build my reputation in the marketplace and do good things and I keep surrounding myself with great people, every step of the way. So, I’ve earned that right, and others can earn that right too. In fact, it’s just an affirmative choice. Start today. Start selecting who you really want to be around. Filter out the bad; keep the good. Build something more. You’ve earned that right, based on your reputation, based on your skill, based on what you bring to the marketplace. Be that person. Do more. Add to the world.

If this is resonating with you, check out the McBride for Business YouTube channel. We have other videos. We have a whole community that’s similar thinking, as well as the R. Shawn McBride Fans and Audiences pages on Facebook, where we’re building a community with videos like this. The McBride for Business blog has great topics that will help you as a business owner, along with the blog, and there’s a business valuation checklist at McBride for Business which will be very helpful to you. Let me know how I can help you, whether it’s a keynote for an audience, training, or something else we can do. Let me know how we can work together to do more. It’s R. Shawn McBride. I’m signing off, and I’m looking forward to talking to you again very soon.

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R. Shawn McBride is the Chief Innovation Officer at McBride For Business, LLC. His signature keynote, The 3 Laws of Empowerment, gives audiences an entertaining look at how they can prepare, plan and protect themselves. You can email R. Shawn McBride or (214) 418-0258.

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