How to Harness the Power of an Internal Mastermind Group?

Elvis Elvis

You could have as many Masterminds in your personal Internal Mastermind Group as you wish, but I suggest that you limit them to five. There are several reasons for this:

1. It will be easier to call them to mind.

2. They will probably embody between them a wide range of qualities that will inspire and motivate you.

3. You will need to make a thorough study (yes it involves some serious study!) of their lives and writings, and five, while presenting a challenge, will not be too overwhelming a challenge.

4. To be effective you will need to thoroughly understand each and every member of your Internal Mastermind Group. You will need to master their qualities and techniques. It is better to get to know five really outstanding individuals than to have a hazy idea of ten.

5. Mastermind Strategies will examine in depth the Masterminds of History and will explain how to apply the principles and strategies to real-life situations.

How to Harness the Power of an Internal Mastermind Group?

Who should you select to be in your Internal Mastermind Group?

I have often visited the public library and/or local bookshop and browsed through the biography section. I find that there are some individuals to whom I am drawn. I recognise them as being outstanding, interesting characters who have something about them that ignites a desire in my mind to want to get to know them better. I recommend this to you as a Mastermind Strategy: read inspiring biographies, and study the strategies they used, just like Napoleon did.

You may admire outstanding individuals who were

Famous scientists, such as Galileo or Sir Isaac Newton

Famous artists, such as Pablo Picasso or Michelangelo

Famous writers, such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens or William Shakespeare

Famous inventors, such as Thomas Edison or Farraday

Famous sportsmen, such as Muhammad Ali

Famous composers, such as Beethoven or Mozart

Famous philosophers, such as Plato or Socrates

Famous politicians, such as Abraham Lincoln or Ghandi

Famous leaders, such as Napoleon or Alexander

Then there are businessmen, teachers, artists, musicians and religious leaders, all from whom we can learn winning strategies.