The Four Kinds of People You Need in Your Life


Who’s got your back? How do you learn, question, absorb, and teach all the inspiration and advice that flows through life? How do we narrow down the crazy influx of information we’re exposed to everyday?

When it comes to enriching our lives, understanding who makes up our community and how their unique role supports us is so important.

Understanding your own Ladder of Support

  • Makes sure you’ve got the right people on your team
  • Helps you identify the specific people you may be missing

Maybe you don’t have any local gal pals for deep talks. Or perhaps there’s no one further down your desired career path, encouraging you and pushing you to grow. Or maybe you can’t name a single couple whose relationship models what you desire for yours. Perhaps you’re constantly looking for advice, but dismissing the need to share your own wisdom.

Creating your own Ladder of Support also allows you to tune out the advice and opinions that don’t serve you.

When you’re super clear on exactly who matters in your life — from your heroes to your students — it’s easier to stay focused on your own unique journey.

Watch today’s video and learn about Stratejoy’s Ladder of Support, a framework I created to help you identify and fill in your “People Gaps.”

After all, we are the company we keep!


And for you soon-to-be Mamas: here’s Max’s birth story which I mentioned in the video.

Now it’s your turn:

Where do you see holes in your ladder? What steps could you take now to start repairing them?

Head on over to Facebook and join the conversation!


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