There are certain laws of life which cannot be ignored including gravity, thermodynamics and time to name a few. There are also laws of the universe. These also should not be ignored.
One of the most important laws of the universe if the law of averages. Put simply: you are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with, real or virtual. If you hang out with bums, you too, will eventually become a bum.
However, hang around the best, and you become the best.
You are a product of your environment, much more than you are a product of your genetics.
And the beautiful thing is this: You can always control your environment.
Love it? Stay and help it flourish.
Hate it? Leave and find a new one.
But, I’m getting ahead of myself.
Let’s just be clear that I’m going to do what I can to make this a no-brainer for you, to really make sure that you get insane value from it. But before any of that, let’s cover the basics.
While many definitions have been thrown around since the 1920’s when Napoleon Hill quantified it, we can essentially boil it down to this:
A “mastermind” is basically a group of like-minded, ambitious individuals who network and share ideas, with the intention of helping everyone in the group advance both individually and collectively.
One of the most powerful masterminds, known to date was that of Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone. These industry titans met in secret to swap ideas, strategies and tactics. No wonder they were so successful. They had each other to lean on!