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Success on Your Own Terms: 6 Promises to Fire Up Your Passion, Ignite Your Career, and Create an Amazing Life by James B. Rosseau Sr.

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12Circle of Influence

Now that you’ve established and solidified your platform, this chapter will provide you with some practical insights on what to do next. The key here is to create a balance between and among your circles of influence, control, and concern. When you achieve balance, your platform becomes a powerful stabilizer in this uncertain corporate world where things are always in flux. Let’s now focus on how to create an ecosystem where you can thrive—a place where you can mutually give and receive support.

Three circles

Let me start by describing what I mean by these three circles: control, influence, and concern.

My circle of control includes those things that I can absolutely manage directly. These are the areas in my life that I ...

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