Stacy Tuschl is a speaker, business coach, and the owner of The Academy of Performing Arts in Wisconsin. She is the author of the book “Is Your Business Worth Saving?” where she reveals proven strategies for pulling entrepreneurs out of a rut and launching them toward business success.

Welcome back to episode 269! Are you considering joining a mastermind group in 2019? If so, now is the time to start looking! Don't wait until the end of the year, because it may lead to you making a rushed, uninformed choice and living in regret for all of 2019. I’m sharing how to find a mastermind group for 2019 and why you should be thinking about it now.

“I so badly wanted to take that next step…” At minute 2:20 I share where business conferences and masterminds have taken me and how long I have been doing them. My experience with my first mastermind is one that I will never forget! Wondering what a mastermind is? I’m sharing the types of masterminds out there, what to look for and what to avoid.

“The accountability is huge…” At 5:59 hear why you need to be part of a mastermind. I share the differences between private coaching and being in a mastermind and how they are a whole new level. Listen for the benefits to joining one and not just for your business, but for networking and friendships.

“Be open to your personal development…” At minute 9:05 I am sharing all the questions I get asked from my audience about masterminds. Wondering how to find a mastermind? Where to find people with masterminds? What are some of the qualifications and requirements often require?

“Masterminds are for people in it for the long haul…” At 14:37 I talk about the structures of masterminds, how long most masterminds are and what kind of people they are good for. Wondering what you should ask when looking for masterminds? I’ve got you covered plus info on mastermind retreats!

“I see so much value in them…” At minute 16:43 I go into how much masterminds cost. I was shocked at first…and when the popular times are for enrollment. Cost will vary but the really really good ones will be costly. Let’s talk about how you can prepare for it ahead of time so you are not surprised when the time comes.

“I wanted to know the ladies really well in the group…” At 21:57 I go into how many people are typically in masterminds along with tips for what to ask when looking for one to join. I share what I did when I was looking into joining 2 masterminds at once.

“Is your audience ready?…” At minute 24:12 I answer when it is a good time to start your own mastermind. Start your research and be prepared for next year!

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