Whether you’re 14 or 44, the company you keep, determines the heights that you will peak.
We understood this as teens. Peer pressure was a thing, your mom didn’t want you to hang out with “that kid.” But your mom doesn’t know who you hang out at work with and the stakes are higher because now you’re an adult and the years are shorter.
The friends you give your calendar to are vitamins or poisons. The best bring out the best in you, the worst tell you that your worst is best.
Also, be careful around people who own ferrets.