This may sound stiff but if you want to grow, you need to plan your social time. And this is how you should do it.
Spend 25% of your time with people below your level.
It will make you understand about their life, their needs and their point of view. You can offer to give them advice or become their mentor. By helping them, you will gain more confidence.
Spend 50% of your time with people at your level.
This can be the most important part of spending your time. You will gain knowledge and information that is of your interest. It will also be the information that you need the most.
Spend 25% of your time with people 15-20 years older than you.
Many of them have interesting life stories that you can learn. Their experiences and knowledge may be helpful to you one day.
How do you spend your time socializing? Let us know in the comment below.
Wahidin Wong is a digital marketer at Adkomu.com and an editor at Tobeeko.com. He is also a jazz and bossa lover.