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The Memo by John Hope Bryant

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RULE 3Your Relationships Are Investments—Build Relationship Capital with Yourself First

I have spent a good portion of this book focused on helping you to get pointed in the right direction and to be well positioned for your own success. Why? Because there is no more important relationship than the one you have with yourself. Everything else in your life pivots off that relationship.

The relationship between you and yourself will be the first in the hopefully long and growing line of relationship capital in your life. This is why the most important commitment I made early on in my career was to become “reasonably comfortable” in my own skin.

The reality is that no one is totally comfortable in their own skin. That is perfection, and perfection ...

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