Mastermind Group: Think and Grow Rich

If you havent read Napolean Hills book Think and Grow Rich, stop what you are doing right now and order the book. The book contains so much knowledge on how to grow your business, and every modern business book stems from his teachings.

Today I wanted to talk about one of his teachings, the mastermind group. Napolean describes a mastermind group as:

The coordination of knowledge and effort of two or more people, who work toward a definite purpose, in the spirit of harmony.

So a group of people with common interests helping each other out. When I started out I made friends with a lot of designers and clothing company owners and picked their brains about everything. Our goal was to learn from each other and help each other succeed.

Along my journey I forgot about how powerful the mastermind group is. I didnt talk with my friends very much and lost my passion. Right now I am traveling Central America and meeting a lot of entrepreuners along the way. Hearing them be passionate about their business has really energized me and put the passion back into my work. I am traveling for another month but I am excited to get back home and work on some new projects.

Also realize that a mastermind group is a relationship between individuals and you need to give back to the group, it cant just be completely one sided like in any relationship. Start making those connections and devloping your own mastermind group.

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  • Issie Ishiyama

    great book and great post!

  • Dimitra

    Jon if you get a chance get your hands on Napoleon Hill’s Golden Rules too….it has a couple more points that are brilliant!

  • jonkruse

    WIll do, thanks!

  • Beast Universe Blogger

    Hey Jon,

    First off I am loving this website. I just took a job starting and writing the blog for a clothing company called “Beast Universe.” I mentioned to my boss about the site and he is loving it.

    This book you recommend, Think and Grow Rich, should I order the newest version or are older versions better? are there any other books you have found helpful?

  • shan Williams

    Thanks, for all the information it was very informative and inspirational…Thank you so much!!!!!

  • Crystal Johnson

    One of my favorite books. Don’t know how many times I’ve read it.
    I also recommend “The Science of Getting Rich” by Wallace Wattles

  • Jon Kruse

    Nothing much has changed over time but they have updated the examples to make it more contemporary as long as you don’t have a super old version you’ll be fine.