In Tip No. 5, I talked about the importance of gathering a crowd to foster your own development.
One concrete idea to do this is by joining a Working Out Loud Circle, a peer group of 4-5 people who support each other’s development for 1 hour each week for 12 consecutive weeks. The Working Out Loud (WOL) method was established in business a couple of years ago by John Stepper to leverage the idea of Social Learning through building trustful relationships.
For those who are not familiar with the approach, here are the quick basics and principles of WOL:
Growth mindset: Start off your circle with the mindset and attitude that everyone, no matter where and when in their life, can develop further.