"See that any time you feel pained or defeated, it is only because you insist on clinging to what doesn't work. Dare to let go and you won't lose a thing except for a punishing idea."
The law of association states that you are the average of the people you associate with the most. If you constantly associate with successful business people, you are very likely to be a business success. If you hang with illegal drug dealers, even if you do not deal drugs, you will attain the mindset of a drug dealer and will eventually become one.