Written by Peter Diamandis and excerpt taking from his blog.
Life is who you go through life with.
You’ve likely heard the saying that you’re the average of the five people with whom you spend the most time. But beyond individuals, the communities you spend the most time with directly and consequentially impact your mindset.
I consider myself extremely lucky that my community — the place where I spend the most time — revolves around my Abundance, Singularity University and XPRIZE ecosystems. These men and women understand we are living in the most extraordinary time ever.
As entrepreneurs, we have access to more capital, knowledge and computational power than ever before. Today, each one of us has the power to attack and make a dent in billion-person grand challenges, such as poverty or hunger — unthinkable just a few decades ago.
When you come up with a crazy idea, or talk about exponential technologies, or brainstorm solutions to billion-person problems, do you have a support network that inspires and supports your big thinking? Or do friends shut you down and tell you that you’re crazy?
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