By Karyn Greenstreet
Posted in:Mastermind Group Facilitation
You have many roles as a mastermind group facilitator. You pay attention to the flow and depth of the conversations. You monitor everyone’s understanding of a member’s situation. You help members to set goals and make action plans – and so much more!
Along with these regular roles, one key role is empowering your members to be as successful as they can be.
So how do you help the struggling member?
To ensure member success, I use an 8-part “success system” and from this system I’ll share today about one aspect: Mindset
Your member has lofty goals. He has a smart action plan.
He seems to have it all together, yet he’s not getting results. Why?
It’s possible that self-talk is the culprit.
Imagine that he’s saying he doesn’t deserve success or that making the needed change is too hard. What he’s repeatedly saying to himself will affect both the choices he makes and the actions he takes.
Another possible reason is his limiting beliefs about the way the world works or about what’s possible and not possible. Limiting beliefs cause your member to not take action or to take the wrong action. Limiting beliefs hold your member back.
He says he can’t charge $600 a month for his program. He says he can’t find a reliable assistant because no one he knows has had a good assistant.
But are these beliefs true?
It’s all about listening and observing:
You can’t motivate a member to move in a specific direction, nor should you try to persuade him that one path is better than another path. He must make his own decisions and have the self-direction to take appropriate and consistent action.
When you consistently hear his self-talk or limiting beliefs arise in your meetings, you can:
To ensure your members’ success, create your own mastermind group “success system” of tools and techniques. I have a class starting on June 1 and I’ll outline all 8 of the components you need for your mastermind group success system. Read more about it here.