“The mastermind may be defined as coordination of knowledge and
the effort, in a spirit of harmony, between two or more people, for
the attainment of a definite purpose.
“No individual may have great power without availing himself of
the mastermind.” In a preceding chapter, instructions were given
for the creation of plans for the purpose of translating desire
into its monetary equivalent. If you carry out these instructions
with persistence and intelligence and use discrimination in the
selection of your mastermind group, your objective will have
been halfway reached, even before you begin to recognize it.” Napoleon Hill
A discovery that is needed in the world today if anyone is to have the
accumulation of money is that real power is essential for there to be
a success. The time is now for all men and women who want success
in whatever they are doing that health plans are necessary, but
no plans have vitality without the power of action behind them. Action
is the real Power.
"If a train is coming at you. closing your eyes won't save, you,
but if you look right at it you at least have a chance to jump." Andrew Vashss
Among the actions, Hill called for the that of forming a mastermind
group. Any person who traveling life alone is limited to the power
of one. The old song “One is a Lonely Number” has a truth that rings
in all aspects of life. Hill reminds us in the next chapter “Sex
Transmutation” that all successful men had the benefit of the right
women in their life. All of the most successful business builders made
it to the pinnacle of their industry with the support of a strongly
supportive, and harmonious mastermind.
I have to look back over the last 71 years to see all the mastermind
groups that helped me to became the person I am today. Yes, most of these
masterminds were of tremendous benefit. They aided me in the building of
faith and trust in my God. Others guide me in skills of public speaking,
how to do sales presentations, the skills of marketing, and etc. Today,
I have a mastermind in Mentoring for Free that has led me to greater
heights in personal development, networking marketing, understand how
to work with the different personalities, and principles of attraction
The mastermind group I cherished the most is the one I had with Connie
for the 52 years we shared. Connie was the partner I needed during the
time I served in ministry encouraging me when I was down, laughing at my
dry humor, and forgiving me when I wrong, but thought I was right. That
same supportive strength continued in 35 years I was in direct sales in the
good times and bad times.
I will be forever grateful for the day I received the invitation to download
the e-book Success in 10 Steps and the follow-up call encouraging me to read.
As I now tell everyone I mentor it change my life for the better. I now see
the possibility and know that the road ahead is ready for me.
Thanks, Linda and Michael Dlouhy the dream and building this mastermind for
everyone like me. My appreciation to everyone who participates in this mastermind
and on the weekly calls.
“If I quit now, I will be back to where I started; and when I started, I
was desperately wishing to be where I am now.” Unknown