Introduction xv Part I 1 What is a Mastermind Group? 3 2 Case Studies: Inside Three Mastermind Groups 14 3 A Peek inside a Mastermind 25 4 Getting Started 31 5 Personality Types 48 6 How to Run a Mastermind Meeting 53 7 Long-Distance Mastermind Groups 62 8 The Imaginary Mastermind Group 69 9 Other Views of Masterminds 72 10 Common Questions (with Answers) 98 Part II 11 What the Heck is Group Dynamics? and What Does it Have to Do with Masterminds? 111 Jillian Coleman Wheeler 12 Selecting the Right People for Your Mastermind Group 118 Michael Licenblat 13 Managing Your Meeting Monsters: Identifying the Cast of Culprits Who Threaten Productive Meetings 121 Craig Harrison 14 10 Tips for Facilitating Mastermind Group Meetings 127 Karyn Greenstreet 15 The Truth about Masterminds 132 Bill Harris 16 The Inner Counsel Think Tank: The Mastermind Group That Advises You from Within! 140 Peter C. Siegel 17 Collective Genius Groups: How to Unlock the $100,000+ Genius in You! 148 David Garfinkel 18 The Simplest, Fastest Mastermind Group 154 Phil Alexander 19 How a Mastermind Group Can Transform Your Career 163 Mitch Meyerson 20 Explosive Dances of Creativity 166 Bob Scheinfeld 21 The Benefits of a Mastermind 169 Dr. Larina Kase 22 The Seven Secrets of Successful Masterminding 171 Andy Fuehl 23 Multiply Your Ideas with Your Mastermind 175 Cathy Stucker 24 Turning Life into a Success Story: How a Former U.S. Marine and College Dropout Turned His Life into a Success Story 179 Tom Beal 25 It's Time for Plan B-Brainstorming: Playing the Brain Game for Gain 183 Craig Harrison 26 Masterminding for Musicians 187 Bill Hibbler 27 Masterminding for Internet Marketers 192 Bill Hibbler 28 Masterminding for Christians 195 Elena Hibbler 29 Masterminding for Software Developers 199 Calvin Chipman The Beginning 203 Resources 205 About the Authors 207 Index 209 Special Free Gift from the Authors 224
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