The two-step “how to” method on making friends:
- Learn about other people, and how you can add value to their lives
- Add value to their lives
Shortcut: You can add SIGNIFICANT value to most people’s lives by speaking words of encouragement or belief in them. One of the best gifts my parents ever gave me was not just telling me that I could be anything I wanted to be when I grew up, but telling me in a way that I believed it, and I believed that they believed it.