Some people take the saying, “never be the smartest person in the room” a bit too seriously. These people will sneer when they learn you don’t have your masters, and push you out of their way when the speaker gets off the stage.
The problem with trying to surround yourself with only the best versions of who you want to be, is that:
A) You can’t always tell who is ‘worth’ your time
B) They might not have time for you
C) You might not know who you want to be