mastermind and mentorship

What are a mastermind and mentorship? How are they related? A mastermind group is a “peer-to-peer mentoring group used to help members solve their problems with input and advice from the other group members. The concept was coined in 1925 by author Napoleon Hill.” – Wikipedia A mentorship is “the influence, guidance, or direction given by someone who influences the personal and professional growth of a mentee.” – Wikipedia How do I find a mastermind or mentorship?  There are several ways. There are groups where you can pay to be in a mastermind or find a mentor. Join groups on the topics you wish to join in or be mentored in. Talk to friends and network with others. Sometimes you can just ask. I had a mastermind conversation just by speaking up on a Zoom call and saying I was wanting to chat more with everyone.  What are the benefits…

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Extraordinary Life: Coffee

The Difference Between Ordinary And Extraordinary Is That Little Extra Waiting, (training video) That Little “Extra” This quote comes from the movie “Waiting” (or at least where I pulled it from as that is where I first heard it). Yes, the quote is cheesy, but also true. Quality comes from just a bit of extra effort put in. Cooking with just a bit more spice and a watchful eye has elevated my recipes. Find high-quality ingredients. Practice writing and use tools and tips to create quality content. Perform an act of kindness to elevate your day. Extraordinary Life & Cooking My grocery budget has been the same for years but I buy less and less. Buying high-quality ingredients is one thing I value. Tasty food is important, but what I use to fuel my body is more important than great taste. But those things aren’t mutually exclusive. My partner and…

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Rotten Banana

Back in 2019 artist Maurizio Cattelan sold an art piece. The piece, titled “The Comedian” sold for $120,000. The piece was a banana duct-taped to a wall. Consequently, this bullshit banana sold for $120,000. “Some believe the piece is mocking the art world and its inequalities. But others simply say — don’t overthink it.” Overthinking is something I do naturally. In fact, it was the next thing Miranda (@MMarquit), Michelle (@MichLovesMoney), and I talked about. Don’t overthink it. Just give it a try. Create your own bullshit banana. Two Different Muscles: Cutting Expenses vs. Earning More Money  “Paying off debt is a muscle. Earning more money is a muscle.” But they are two completely different muscles. Michelle teaches me how to level up from personal finance enthusiast to expert. The discussion evolves into some creative coaching ideas focusing on my skillset. She gives two or three ideas on products to…

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