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Nobody knows everyone. But knowing those who matter can make you more valuable. If you look at your circle of friends and business colleagues, are you the most important and powerful person in the crowd? For your sake I hope not. Many people like the feeling of being the smartest, most successful and best connected person in their group. They thrive on the adoration. But if you are at the top of the hill, then you have nowhere to go but down.