From the moment we wake it seems like everyone is vying for our attention. It doesn’t matter if it's for new clothes, a fitness fad, or a cup of coffee, people want you to commit to their brand. With all the noise it can be easy to lose sight of what we really need. Have you ever had that experience when you received something you’ve purchased and thought, “What was I thinking?” It happens to the best of us!
As a growing business leader, keeping focused on what you really need in the midst of all the static is crucial, especially when it comes to developing yourself. You have likely heard that Masterminds are a great way to grow your business by growing yourself.
The key is to ensure you invest in the mastermind you really need.
In my experience, the leaders who choose the best masterminds remember that there are only two factors that really matter. Stick with these and you can’t go wrong:
1. Getting a great facilitator
A top-notch facilitator designs,...
What is a mastermind?
When you start to learn about the habits of highly successful people, you hear them talk about belonging to a mastermind (or multiple masterminds). The concept of a mastermind has been around a long time. We know that many successful people were in one like Benjamin Franklin, Dale Carnegie, and many well known successful people today, such as Oprah, Lewis Howes, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffet to name a few.
Napoleon Hill coined the word Mastermind in his classic book, Think and Grow Rich, by saying it is, “the coordination of knowledge and effort between two or more people who work towards a definite purpose in a spirit of harmony…no two minds ever come together without thereby creating a third, invisible intangible force, which may be likened to a third mind”, also known as, the Mastermind.
Also, they are very different from group coaching where there is a "sage from the stage." In a mastermind group, not just...