Know what you want in life. The big thing here is that you have to really be clear on what exactly you want from your life. If you don't choose for yourself what you want in your life, someone else will. This is why you have to create the future for what you want today. Get clear on this, and write it out.
Seek others that want the similar things in life. As you begin to get very clear on what you want, now it is time to seek out people that are wanting the same thing as you. There are several ways to do this. You can join communities online, or join other workshops or seminars that will help you improve your life. Don't be afraid to seek these people out, they are more than likely seeking you as well.
Develop real connections. This is done by being your true self with these people. Don't pretend to be something you are not. The best part about meeting people that share your interest the less judgment there is. Begin now to synergize together with these people.