“We’ve launched 25 new groups! How can we help them continue to meet?”
With the development of strategies like the small group connection strategy and the HOST strategy it is not hard to launch a wave of new small groups. In fact, it is very easy to do. But like I always say, “There’s an upside and a downside to everything.” What’s the upside? They’re easy to start. The downside is that they come with a life expectancy of about six weeks.
Six weeks? That’s all? Isn’t there anything that can be done? I’m glad you asked! And the answer is “Yes!”
The step before the first step:
I think there are five steps to sustaining new groups, but there is a very important step that happens before your new groups even begin. What is it?
Choose the right launching study.
Choose the right launching study. This is an important key because if you don’t choose the right launching study, the groups that do launch will struggle immediately. How can you choose the right launching study? It will be on the right topic and easy to use. This should be self-evident, but sometimes a little explanation is helpful. The…Continue Reading