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Expand social circle

Expand Social Circle


Expanding your social circle involves broadening your network of friends, acquaintances, and professional contacts. This goal is beneficial for personal growth, emotional support, career advancement, and overall well-being. Having a diverse and extensive social network can lead to new opportunities, enhance your social skills, and provide a richer, more fulfilling life experience.


  1. Meetup - A platform to find and join local groups with shared interests.
  2. Bumble BFF - An app designed to help you make new friends in your area.
  3. Eventbrite - Discover local events and gatherings to meet new people.
  4. LinkedIn - A professional networking site to connect with colleagues and industry professionals.
  5. Toastmasters International - An organization that helps improve public speaking and leadership skills while providing networking opportunities.

Example SMART Goals

  1. Attend at least two social events per month for the next six months to meet new people and expand my social network.
  2. Join a local hobby group or club within the next four weeks and participate in their activities at least twice a month for the next three months.
  3. Reconnect with at least one old friend or acquaintance per week for the next eight weeks by reaching out through social media or email.
  4. Schedule and attend monthly coffee meetups with at least one new professional contact each month for the next six months to expand my professional network.
  5. Volunteer at a local community organization or charity once a month for the next five months to meet new people and contribute to my community.

Example Habits

  1. Make it a routine to introduce yourself to one new person at every event you attend.
  2. Set aside 30 minutes each week to engage with friends and acquaintances on social media or through messaging apps.
  3. Regularly check local event listings and make plans to attend at least one new event each month.
  4. Practice active listening by paying close attention and engaging in conversations with new people you meet.
  5. Develop a habit of following up with new acquaintances within a week of meeting to strengthen the connection.

Note this information is not a substitute for a professional advice and varies from person to person.