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Harness the Social Proximity Effect

... to improve any part of life: spending time around people with good habits will cause you to develop good habits.

For example: to improve your odds of starting a business, it will be hard to do from inside a cubicle surrounded by other people in other cubicles. To improve your odds of actually starting, find a friend who’s already done it or search for a local entrepreneurs get-together.

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