Circle of Influence


As you can see from the diagram your Circle of Influence has an inner circle for your close relationships,then another circle going outward and then another for people who are just acquaintances. It is your choice which part of your circle you put people in and there should be a boundary between each type of relationship. There are specific questions to ask yourself when choosing what type of relationship you have with the people in your life. These are;-

1. Define the relationship

2. Set Boundaries which are appropriate for that particular relationship

3.Limit Expectations

4.Self protect

5.Test status

6.Go slow

7.Have Cut - offs