- Created on 16 May 2014
Are you familiar with a mastermind? As a budding online entrepreneur, I immerse myself in business how-to’s, best practices, and successful tips and tactics of those doing what I strive to accomplish. I’ve been running into this topic, mastermind, for some time. Essentially, a mastermind is an accountability group. Members meet regularly (weekly, monthly, or quarterly) and help one another with advice, share strategies, or provide connections to help each other reach stated goals. The idea is simple – there is strength in numbers.
Are You Really Helping?
- Created on 09 May 2014
A recent exchange with a Team Debt Free member raised an interesting point. Is giving money the best way to help family and/or friends in need? Here’s my perfectly noncommittal take again – it depends. I will say, an automatic response to help with funds (even when you have them) is not ever the best approach. Many have family and/or friends in need of assistance. Some more than others. Heck, we’ve probably been that person in need at some point. However, helping with cash should be evaluated carefully based on each situation.
If you are a giver, especially one who has received a helping hand in the past, you may lean towards swooping in with financial relief at the first sign of discomfort. The closer the relationship, the more sensitive your giving trigger finger may be. Consider these points before finalizing your next gift transaction:
Lunch and Learn
- Created on 01 May 2014
Heather Katsonga-Woodward is a former investment banker turned natural hair products entrepreneur. She's from Malawi, lives in London, and sales mostly to customers in the United States. She epitomizes the global marketplace! Heather's leading our next MISSION POSSIBLE session; sharing her strategies to build a savings safety net. This topic is so vital that we've decided to open it everyone for a very special Lunch & Learn.
Bring your lunch and join us Tuesday, May 6 @ 12 pm CST / 1 pm ET. Register below.