No matter how hard we try to answer everything, you may still have a few questions. These are the most common questions we receive from potential Members:
Am I locked into a contract?
No. We believe in extreme accountability. Your commitment is month-to-month. It us up to us to create an environment where your time and money are honored with extreme value and connection.
How many participants do you allow per group?
12 Mavens Roundtables are limited to 12 participants to ensure maximum opportunity for engagement.
Who can become a Member of a 12 Mavens Roundtable?
As a by-invitation-only community of business leaders, participants are vetted in such a way to ensure that they are the right fit for the group.
Membership consists of CEO’s, Founders, and Owners who come from non-competing industries (and will exclude customers or vendors that you currently do business with) in order to create an environment conducive to complete transparency.
What sets 12 Mavens apart from other CEO peer groups?
12 Mavens Roundtables differ from other CEO peer groups in that they seek to return to the original grit of an Andrew Carnegie-Style MasterMind (as detailed in the writings of Napoleon Hill.)
12 Mavens has also developed a suite of proprietary tools and training that extends the reach beyond the monthly meetings to create deep connections that spur sharing and innovation. You are not alone.
Is this a networking or marketing hub like BNI?
No. We are not a networking or hub marketing group. Though your network will grow by at least 12 new contacts, 12 Mavens is a completely different animal! Our purpose is to leverage the collective experience, education, and creativity of high performing leaders to help solve each other's most pressing business challenges. We are not here to pass referrals.
Although when you build trust with people you like and know, you are happy to share resources. We have seen Members collaborate on projects where everyone wins.
How do you protect confidentiality within the group?
All participants are required to sign a non-disclosure agreement to protect the sensitive content of the group's discussions. It is at the heart of the confidence to share openly and honestly. We take it very seriously.
How frequently do the groups meet?
These are half-day meetings, conducted once a month and hosted in a private room at a local restaurant. The meetings normally occur during the second FULL week of each month.
While the MasterMind group meeting is at the core of 12 Mavens, we also offer other on-demand leadership and business training each month - above and beyond the training at the meeting.
What if I miss a meeting?
We believe in leveraging technology to further enhance your experience. If you can't make it to a meeting, you can sign-up for a Virtual Group Meeting using Zoom. These meetings are normally shorter in duration because we are not eating lunch through the session. They follow the same format as our normal meeting.
What are the terms of a 12 Mavens meeting?
There is no long-term membership contract (removing the risk of a long-term commitment) and no annual fees. Membership dues are paid month-by-month. Members can opt-out at any time with a written 30-day notice.
How can I attend a 12 Mavens roundtable?
For those who would like to explore a 12 Mavens Roundtable for themselves, there is an option to attend a first meeting for a nominal cost of $35 (which includes the meal), pending a preliminary interview with the group chairman. If you are interested, apply for membership.