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How to Start Your Mastermind Group

A group of people that keep each other accountable.

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“None of us is as smart as all of us.” — Ken Blanchard

Why Start or Join A Mastermind Group

Collaboration is king.

Grow your network.


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How To Start A Mastermind Group

Step 1: Choose Your Mastermind Group Type

  1. Topic-based — Formed around a specific topic like fitness, animal rights, homeschooling, etc.
  2. Mission-based — A group with a shared singular mission. (Example: To plant 1,000,000 trees in North America)
  3. Business — To help members of the group grow their business, regardless of niche.
  4. Goals & Accountability — Perfect for the new year, this group helps members keep themselves accountable for their goals, business related or not.

Step 2: Define Your Purpose

Step 3: Creating Your Mastermind Ground Rules

  • We are committed to meet every week until the end of 2019, at which point we can decide if we want to continue.
  • Leave your ego at the door.
  • Be willing to accept constructive feedback.
  • Hold each other accountable.
  • We embrace competition, but with a foundation of support.

Step 4: Putting Your Team Together

  • Similar experience level
  • Similar ambition levels and desires for achievement
  • Similar values, beliefs, and ethics

Step 5: Establishing Your Meetings

  • Welcome & state mission with Inspirational Quote
  • A short update on previous week (all members)
  • Hot seat — critical questions & feedback from team members
  • Everyone states goals for the coming week

Thanks for reading! I wish you the best of luck on your Mastermind journey! Feel free to reach out with any questions or comments. Would love to hear from you :)

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Jordan Rothstein

Stream of consciousness from a passionate entrepreneur. CEO @ King Tide. A Digital Product Studio. Rise Together.