Jenny Lake

Napoleon Hill, in his famous book “Think and Grow Rich,” brought the concept of a mastermind to the popular culture. Hill was a big believer that when a group of motivated, focused and success-oriented individuals could dramatically leverage each other’s advancement against their goals. In his book, he wrote: “No two minds ever come together without thereby creating a third, invisible and intangible force, which may be likened to a third mind.”

Is that nebulous? It is if you haven’t been in a mastermind group. Masterminds are super effective, when a committed group is involved, trust is established and goals are shared. The outcome when all of that aligns? I would not be afraid to call it a little high woo woo. Bear with me. …

The long and short of it is this: When you surround yourself with others who are just as motivated, inspired and hell-bent on succeeding and growing as you are, you will (WILL) see faster progress against your goals. That’s the Jedi power of masterminding!

Here are three reasons why I heart masterminding:

1 – Being with like-minded go-getters will help you get out of your comfort zone and keep taking that best next step toward your goals. You’ll be held accountable to it too!

2 – There’s no better way to strengthen your network.

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3 – The focused time spent in mastermind groups offers participants access to new insights, skills, perspectives and resources.

I’m launching the first mastermind for entrepreneurs in the outdoor, bike, snow and endurance markets. I’ve designed this to be the solution I was looking for back when I was founding my three start-ups, including Verde Brand Communications and LivingUber.com. I’m excited (very excited!) to bring all that I’ve learned in my entrepreneurial journey, and riding shot gun with some of our industry’s most prolific brands and companies, to help you be brilliant in your business faster!

If you’re interested in getting on the list to learn more about the mastermind and to register, go here.

Remember what Henry Ford said: “You cannot get to the next level by doing the same things that got you to where you are today.”