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Who You Need to Surround Yourself with to Become Successful

By January 7, 2013May 11th, 2021Blog

Are you just getting into the world of entrepreneurship, and wanting to know some of the tricks of the trade? For those of you who wish to take your career to levels it has not yet reached, there are several things you need to take into consideration. Hard work, creativity, and intelligence are all necessary when it comes down to it, but one of the most important things you can do is surround yourself with the right kind of people. Not sure why? Read on to find out more.

Successful People are Great Motivation

If you’re trying to launch your own career, there simply isn’t anything more important than being motivated. You can have all of the talent and ideas in the world, but if you don’t have any motivation to get anything done, nothing’s going to happen. Networking with hard-working, determined entrepreneurs will instill a sense of determination that you won’t get by hanging out with those who aren’t driven to kick their lives into high gear.

Successful People Often Know People You Want to Know

Spending time with success doesn’t only motivate you to be successful, but gives you ways to gain success as well. Networking isn’t easy for everyone, but many people can learn if they give themselves some credit. If you surround yourself with people in your niche that already know a great deal about business, you should have an easier time making new friends and offering useful your services to all of your new connections.

Successful People Can Correct You Wisely

Though many people do it, jumping blindly into doing business on your own can be an unwise decision, especially if your whole life depends on your success. To counteract some of the major concerns with leaping into a niche you know little about, talk to those who are already successful in your market. They can help you perfect your strategy, and iron out the kinks in your business plan.

Jason Manteiga

Jason J. Manteiga, Vice President of Olmec Systems, has been part of the company for over the past 20 years. He believes that having a great work environment and supportive team, is the ultimate key to success. Since being in the IT realm for over 25 years, Jason, along with Olmec Systems, has been on the Inc. 5000 “List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies” and Channel Futures MSP 501 “Top Managed Service Providers in North America,” along with other awards and nominations. Jason earned his Bachelor Degree in Information Systems from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He also holds certifications in Microsoft MCSE, VMWare VCP, and Cisco CCNA. In his spare time, Jason is a contributor for The Center for Social & Legal Research (Privacy Exchange) and a member of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce. His hobbies include cycling and kayaking. He currently lives in New Jersey with his wife, two daughters and son.