How Should You Deal with Negative People?

Have you got friends who always seem to be down in the dumps, project their fear and negativity on to you, and seem jealous of your success or drive to move forward in life?

We’ve all got friends who need support now and then, but some friends have invested in staying small – and they are keeping you small too – if you let them.

Paul and Gina discuss ways you can attract more like-minded and dynamic people into your life, without making a drama out of leaving ‘old’ friends

One way to meet new people is via  This is a great organisation that runs local meetups in your area. They are all over the world with activities ranging from paragliding to real ale to coaching groups to wine tours. The choice is endless. A sure fire way to connect with people is to find other folk who love what you do.

We’d love to hear your stories of how you committed to yourself and your happiness, and made the decision to surround yourself with supporters, not detractors. Please leave a message on our voicemail on our home page. Just click the link!

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Using Social Networking Groups

Both Gina and Paul have recently been doing the rounds in networking groups. These are local groups of people that meet up in our area to share business ideas and network. Some of the groups we tried were:-

You can also find many groups using the website That is where we have our very own ActionPodcast Meetup Group.

In today’s podcast we talk about our own experiences with these groups, what went well, and an example of how not to network!

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We have just celebrated our first birthday here at In the last year we have produced 60 shows and have been downloaded almost 15,000 times! So part of that celebration we are organising  a meetup up for local listeners in London UK and anyone that is interested in personal development/growth.

Make new friends, meet with like minded people and enjoy an evenings discussion on a specially selected personal development topic.

You can find out more information and reserve your place by logging on to

Places are limited! So make sure you snap one up as the event is already filling up!

I really hope to see you there!


PS. Why not bring along a friend as well? But make sure they also sign up at before it’s too late.