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Old 10-09-2017, 09:31 AM   #1
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Anyone part of a mastermind group??

Did a little searching and didn't find anything too recent. If I missed an existing topic, feel free to steer me in that direction.

I have been in a mastermind group for a couple years now with 4 others looking to obtain FI. Is anyone else in a similar group? Would you say it's been a help?

Curious to hear others experiences, and tips to get the most out of it.

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Old 10-09-2017, 10:09 AM   #2
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We are a mastermind group of sorts, just a little bigger than average.
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Interesting, I learn something new every day. I had no idea what a mastermind group was before this thread (my initial reaction was a group dedicated to the game of the same name, which was one of my favorites ).
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It would be really nice if someone posted a definition of "mastermind group" for us non-masterminds.
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Mastermind groups have been around for a long time, but the phrase “mastermind group” was first coined by Napoleon Hill in his book Think and Grow Rich. According to Hill, a mastermind group is a “co-ordination of knowledge and effort, in a spirit of harmony, between two or more people, for the attainment of a definite purpose.”.

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It would be really nice if someone posted a definition of "mastermind group" for us non-masterminds.
+1, I don't know if the OP is talking about some Illuminati or Masonic-type group, SPECTRE, KAOS, or what. Recruiting to take over the world?
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Never play any game with the same name. Somehow I was thinking that this has to do with politics, and might be a revolutionary group.
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Mastermind groups have been around for a long time, but the phrase “mastermind group” was first coined by Napoleon Hill in his book Think and Grow Rich. According to Hill, a mastermind group is a “co-ordination of knowledge and effort, in a spirit of harmony, between two or more people, for the attainment of a definite purpose.”.

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Thanks, that helps. I agree that this place kind of fits this, though it doesn't have the commitment from members (people participate, come and go as they please), nor the focus to keep things on track (as we see from many threads).
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I chuckled at the name when I was first asked go join. Seemed obnoxiously elitist. The theme of our group is financial freedom. We have varying methods for achieving financial freedom amongst the members (day trading, real estate, business, buy and hold stocks etc) but we do have a couple mandatory requirements. (Everyone must be putting money away on an ongoing basis, for investing in their financial freedom)
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I hope that you turn them on to this forum... the more the merrier.
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I hope that you turn them on to this forum... the more the merrier.
For sure! I do mention it regularly.

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+1, I don't know if the OP is talking about some Illuminati or Masonic-type group, SPECTRE, KAOS, or what. Recruiting to take over the world?
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"Mastermind group" strikes me as oxymoronic.
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I was thinking that this has to do with politics, and might be a revolutionary group.
Hitchhiking in Europe with my first wife, not long after the current Canadian flag was introduced......someone had given us one, and we held it up between us.......got a ride with a Dutch businessman who had mistaken the red maple leaf for a symbolic explosion, and who thought we might be subversives.

(I've never heard of Masterminds either.)
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+1, I don't know if the OP is talking about some Illuminati or Masonic-type group, SPECTRE, KAOS, or what. Recruiting to take over the world?
I found myself at a meeting a few years ago with a guy who had been director of the CIA and NSA, another who was the Asst Secretary of Defense, another who was the #2 guy at Dept of Homeland Defense, and a few others who had been in charge of defense contractors.

Masterminds? I dunno, but it was an eerie feeling being in that room, although it was a rather boring meeting.
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I work with two guys who were in some mastermind group. They got into multi-level marketing schemes, house flipping, forex, etc.
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Several of us in the forum might be in a mastermind group. But, it could be a secret mastermind group and I can't confirm or deny its existence. In fact this post may get me kicked out of the group. Well, at least I did not divulge or plan for world domination. (We are retired after all. What else do have to do.)

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Interesting, I learn something new every day. I had no idea what a mastermind group was before this thread (my initial reaction was a group dedicated to the game of the same name, which was one of my favorites ).
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Don't see the need to call a club a 'mastermind' group, but to each his own I guess.
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M According to Hill, a mastermind group is a “co-ordination of knowledge and effort, in a spirit of harmony, between two or more people, for the attainment of a definite purpose.”.
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