Category: Constitution/Culture Tips

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Constitution/Culture Tips

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Every Forum is bound to experience a break up at some point. The break up will come in the form of either one member leaving, …

How much money should we plan to spend on dinners?
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How much money should we plan to spend on dinners?

I’ve trained some Forums that would only go to Michelin star restaurants and drink top shelf alcohol. They would easily drop $200+ per person per …

Should You Cancel a Monthly Forum Meeting?
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Should You Cancel a Monthly Forum Meeting?

Two of our members were sick, another couldn’t get a flight back to NYC in time, and a fourth was on vacation. That left only …

Dealing with Conflict Between Members - Clearing The Air
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Dealing with Conflict Between Members – Clearing The Air

Having grown up in the Midwest of the United States, I was only aware of one type of conflict…bad conflict. But as I’ve matured and …

The Cooling Off Period
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The Cooling Off Period

Every Forum creates and agrees to a Code of Conduct between the members. If a member repeatedly violates various items within the Code of Conduct, …

Three Levels of Forum Confidentiality
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Three Levels of Forum Confidentiality

Confidentiality of what is said between Forum members is a fundamental aspect of what creates psychological safety for a group. Confidentiality always allows members to …

3 dangerous
Constitution/Culture Tips

3 Dangerous Outcomes of Giving Advice

Each Forum member is on their own journey with their own challenges. When it comes time to present a challenge to the group, the group …

The Subtle art of not giving a fuck
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Don’t Give Advice – Share Your Experience

A core practice of the Forums I run is that we don’t give each other advice, but rather, we share our own experience around the …

Forum Roles
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Forum Roles

The best-run Forums are when everyone takes on a role to keep the Forum running smoothly. Typically, each person holds a role for one year …

Forum vs Mastermind
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Forum vs Mastermind vs Inner Circle vs Circles vs Teams vs Cohort vs Brain Trust vs Etc…

The work we are doing here has a lot of different names. Some orgs like YPO and EO call them Forums. Others choose to use …