Getting the swing of things as an entrepreneur can be challenging. In the beginning, you might find your way around the simpler things, like how to create an LLC, make an Instagram ad, what to post on the blog. But, as more money is coming in and time is getting scarcer, businesses evolve and tasks need to be delegated. But, you don’t have to do it alone. So many established entrepreneurs have a habit of joining mastermind groups to skyrocket their business. Here are 5 reasons why joining a mastermind is the right decision for you.
1. Support From Like-Minded Individuals
It goes without saying that the people with who you surround yourself have the ability to influence your thinking and habits. And, the right connections can propel you faster to your goals. Joining a mastermind group is putting exactly that into practice. You can connect with people who are in a similar mindset and stage in their lives as you are. So, you don’t always have to discuss your next business steps with your family or your partner. Through a mastermind, you are creating your own circle of support with people who are on a similar journey.
2. The Second Set of Eyes For Your Challenges
The people who are closest to you, might know you the best and care most about you. But, when it comes to business, they’re not the most objective. So, we tend to turn for advice, edits, and opinions from the people who put us in the most optimistic position and who want to see us win. But, we rarely can get the most objective criticism and the real picture from those closest to us. In a mastermind even though people want to see you win, they also want your business to win. So, it might not be the most pleasant feedback that you’d be getting from them, but it’s definitely the most real and most helpful.
3. Learning by Example – of Other People’s Challenges
As we mentioned, most of the other participants in the mastermind group are most likely in your shoes and even at similar points in their lives and businesses. So, you have the unique opportunity to see people make mistakes, understand those mistakes and be in the perfect situation to use those lessons in your own business. Sometimes, you might even find yourself in a situation where you’ll be the teacher. This is an amazing position to be in because it’s a sign that you’ve already jumped over that hurdle and have learned some valuable skills from it that are worth passing on.
4. Accountability – Not Feeling Alone in Entrepreneurship
Often the entrepreneurial journey can feel overwhelming. We can start to postpone and procrastinate. So, having a group of people who are on the same journey is very beneficial. Sometimes when we fall off track, the group of individuals in the mastermind can pull us back in. The same goes on the flip side, we have to keep our peers accountable and on track to achieve the goals that we set for ourselves at the beginning of the mastermind. This is a bullet-proof way to have everyone in the group succeed.
5. Guidance From a Coach
One of the best perks of joining a mastermind is having access to a business coach. This individual already has an established business and a successful track record of having made their clients upwards of six figures in their businesses. This individual will guide the group to achieve the group goals and cater to the individuals and their business goals as well. They usually host brainstorming sessions and even assign personalized homework for the mastermind participants.
If you are looking for a mastermind, look no further. Six Degrees has already an established mastermind program and has a limited number of spots in the sessions for each year. You can learn more and book your spot here.