Last week we covered, what’s the big deal about masterminds? Like, what’s that all about? And so I gave you a few points on that. And this week I thought I’d get a little bit more practical for you and answer, “why should I join a mastermind?” I want to give you reasons to consider it. I know you are busy, some of you might even feel like you have tried it all and it didn’t work.
I’ve tried coaching, I’ve tried courses and listen… why should I even add or consider adding another thing to my list?
I am going to answer that question for you. If you really truly want sustainable lasting transformation in every area of your life that you might want to consider joining mastermind because that is what can happen in a mastermind. Now, not all masterminds are created equally. Which is why there are a lot of masterminds out there, but I gave you a great definition of how I see masterminds working… not like this other group over here they call a mastermind, Hey, we got a hundred people in a Facebook group and we zoom once a month. And on that call there is one person talking and your listening and there is this Facebook community.
Personally, my personal belief is you can get content out the wazoo for free anywhere, but what you really need is relationship and accountability integrated into your life, my version of a mastermind. So when I say you can get deep, sustainable lasting change in every year of your life, that’s because the kind of masterminds I run, they are small groups. They are five to eight people. There is a trained coach leading the mastermind and it is a group where you are known, seen, heard, and valued, where you are celebrated and challenged. And you will meet not occasionally, not sporadically, but consistently every single week.
The two secret sauce components for me are relationship and consistency. You have to be known. You have to be in relationship to be held accountable. And the other side is consistency, when you get in that kind of a group, it’s going to change your life just like it did for me. And I’ve been leading them for almost four years. And so when I tell you what I’m getting ready to share with you, if you get into that kind of a mastermind, you can count on that sustainable transformation.
Now to define that a little bit more for you, I thought I’d go ahead and share with you the Five Framework. This is basically when I stepped back, I didn’t have as much. I started some of this stuff just by accident because you put yourself in an environment consistently over time. But when I stepped back after years and years and hundreds and hundreds of masterminds that I’ve led, I was able to observe what actually happens. And it’s not a sequential process. It’s not like five phases of business. What it came down to was five decisions that when made consistently over time, bring radical transformation in every area of your life. And so that’s what I call the five framework.
Didn’t make it up. It’s not a mystery. But if you make these five decisions consistently over time, the same way I’ve seen countless other mastermind clients and friends experience transformation. You, too, will experience transformation.
This one has to be the very first, because if you miss this one, you can forget the rest because you will not experience sustainable transformation. First decision, I take full responsibility for my life. I might say, take back my power and I take full responsibility for my life. If you begin to make that decision consistently your life will never, ever be the same in getting in a mastermind every single week where you’re held accountable and pushed and challenged, like you’re going to begin to make that decision consistently over time, you shift from a, a fixed mindset, a victim mentality into that powerful position of I’m going to be a growth minded person.
And I’m going to take full responsibility for my life. Number one, I take full responsibility for my life.
When you get in a mastermind, you’re going to make that decision. Not once, not twice, not for a seven day challenge, not for a 30 day fix, but for a lifetime. And when you begin to say every single freaking day, I will obsess about my growth; I will read the books, I will listen to podcasts, I will put myself around the right people, I will grow, I will become the best version of myself!!
When people make a decision to grow this, I experienced it myself firsthand and it became, I was reading through a journal, from five years ago and it was when I had joined a mastermind and started to make these decisions. Decisions to grow and decisions to become my best self! These are the exact decisions I made myself and many of the exact decisions I’ve led countless other people through and my own masterminds to make those decisions. So obsess about your growth.
When you decide to say, I will pursue proximity and invite accountability, your whole life will begin to change. And so getting into a mastermind is obviously pursuing proximity and inviting accountability, but it doesn’t stop with a mastermind. It is a lifestyle of saying I will continuously level up my peer group because your life will be the direct reflection of the expectation of your peer group. And so it’s a lifestyle to say, I’m going to make a decision consistently to pursue accountability and invite accountability.
If you know how to make your move, you should to do. State is a powerful force in your life. What you do with your mind, what you do with your body and what you do with the words coming out of your mouth will determine the state you’re in and whatever state you’re in and that will determine the meaning that you give to any and every circumstance. So think maybe if you make a decision to consistently say, I will master my state, that might shift a lot of the experience of your life. It might bring sustainable change and transformation in your life.
If you make that decision again, we’re not talking about going to an immersive experience and making it for a weekend. We’re talking about a lifestyle where you learn the tools to be able to master your state. It is a game changer.
You have to make a consistent decision to say, I will do deep work. I will get below the surface stuff. I will take a deep dive. I’ll deal with my limiting beliefs. I’ll deal with my vulnerabilities. I will deal with my incongruencies. I will deal with it. Then congruence is on the inside of me because if I don’t deal with them, it doesn’t matter what kind of success I get out in the world because it will be fleeting and unsustainable.
These decisions are what we do in a mastermind environment every single week. I am not necessarily trying to occur you into masterminds, although I’ve got masterminds: That’s what I do. I am trying to convince you of the power of this kind of environment in your life. For me, the non-negotiables for me, I will always be in a mastermind and I will always have a coach. I will always put myself in environments, events, immersive experiences of those three things have accelerated my growth more than any other three things, as far as external decisions. Mastermind, coaching, and environments, or events. And so I am definitely 100% trying to convince you that you need the right people around you. And by the way, people who pay, don’t look for the free option when it comes to a mastermind environment, be ready to invest in you because you are worth it.
You are worth it. And I’ll tell you what you put yourself in this kind of environment. You begin to make those decisions consistently. Your life will never be the same. I was looking back at that journal five years ago and these were the decisions. What I just shared with you. It’s not a made up theory. This framework is real. It’s worked in my life. It’s worked in so many other people’s lives and it’s proven, it’s not a mystery. And so, but I was looking back and literally my life five years later, because making these decisions has never been the same. And that mastermind environment has been a massive, massive key in my life. I hope that you will do what it takes to find that kind of environment for yourself. If you want to learn more about what I do in the masterminds, I leave, drop a comment and say, I want to know more.
And we’ll get in contact with you, but honestly, it’s not necessarily the goal of this blog post. The goal of this post is for you to elevate the importance of getting that kind of community in your life, because it is going to propel you forward into your destiny. Go out there and give your greatness to the world because somebody needs what’s on the inside of you. Don’t hold it back. Don’t underestimate, go out there and give your greatness to the world. I love you guys have an awesome day.