"Find a group of business peers with whom you can share and learn. I cannot recommend YEO strongly enough; if YEO is not the right fit for you, then find the group that is. This is one of the best investments you can make in your business." Hi Bob, Amen to the importance of getting connected with business peers. A few years back I hooked up with the Dallas Junior Chamber and I've met a lot of great people there. Most of the meetings are geared towards networking, which is okay, but I've often thought it would be fun to try to recreate Ben Franklin's Junto club and broaden the base of conversation. I tried to find the YEO that you mentioned in your book but couldn't. Did they rebrand under EO by chance? Thanks for your book, I appreciate your honesty.
Fire Someone Today: And Other Surprising Tactics for Making Your Business a Success
One of the best investments I have made in business, and in getting wise counsel, has been joining groups of other entrepreneurs. The first was a local CEO roundtable that held informal monthly meetings, and the second was the local chapter of the international Young Entrepreneurs Organization (“YEO”).