How to Create a Mastermind Group

Developing mastermind group requires an alliance of a small number of people who are willing to make regular commitment to each other to achieve a common goal. It may sound simple but in practice it can be quite difficult. Compare mastermind group dynamics with the art of baking bread. The process might be simple and straightforward but mixing all the ingredients in right proportion and proper kneading of dough is something that needs an expert and delicate touch.

Mastermind groups often find it difficult to sustain the passion with which they are started. May be members of the group find they don’t have sufficiently similar interests and goals. Developing element of mutual relationship is important for achieving common goals of the group. Some of the ingredients suggested for developing a mastermind group are:

  1. Time commitment to meet on fixed schedule ? preferably once a week.
  2. Right number of members in the group – 5-6 members is “just right”.
  3. Flexible meeting agenda – allowing more time to a member if it is so required.
  4. Accountability – members should be accountable to themselves and to the other members of the group for the steps they agree to take for achieving their common business goals.

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