At the heart of the Game Change ethos is the belief that the decisions you make every day determine your level of success. Board thinking ensures those choices are more likely to be fit for purpose. However, there is another level of scrutiny that leading entrepreneurs commonly embrace: collaboration. It is our firm belief that every entrepreneur should be collaborating with their peers – fellow business leaders.
The final step in the Game Change process is a guide to setting up a successful peer-to-peer group.
“Thank you so much for introducing me to this new type of networking. Think Tanks sessions are much more inspiring than the ones that are all about selling.” Alfred van Pelt – SomDiff.com
Advantages of Collaboration
Whatever your initial driver may be for investing time in collaboration, once you enter into the process you receive all the benefits.
• Regular supply of new and alternative perspectives.
• Big decisions tested against real first-hand experience
• Avoidance of costly mistakes.
• Increased innovation, as a constant supply of new ideas.
• Emotional support for life as a leader.
• Isolation reduced – share success, share failure.
• Regular dose of inspiration – you inspire, but who inspires you?
• An opportunity to share and help others.
If you are interested in joining or forming a Think Tank in your area, call 01598 710678 for more details.
Members of the Somerset Think Tank were asked why they attend monthly meetings…
“It’s a group for sharing opportunities, to sound them out and to open up for help and opinion.”
“It can be lonely at the top and a peer group helps with motivation, support and celebrating success.”
“It is an unbiased group of fellow entrepreneurs who have clear opinions and willingness to help.”
“It is enlightening when outsiders provide unemotional comment and candid, unprejudiced views.”
“It consists of outsiders who are not emotionally wrapped up in the business. This is invaluable.”
“It requires targets and it is great to be held to account by a virtual Board.”