WHAT IS FORUM?

What would you give for a personal board of advisors, for the ability to tap into a small group of fellow business owners who can offer you direction based on their experiences? This invaluable access is available through Forum, a unique member-driven experience offered by EO that brings together a group of eight to 12 entrepreneurs for peer-to-peer learning and support. Participants take part in monthly meetings employing special protocols to support a trusting environment in which they can safely explore business and personal-growth issues.

WHAT HAPPENS AT FORUM MEETINGS?

We can share 95 percent of our lives with anyone. During Forum meetings, members discuss the other five percent –the triumphs and tragedies of life as an entrepreneur. Moderator-trained EO members, not paid facilitators, guide the sessions, which emphasize confidentiality, personal responsibility and the sharing of lessons learned. Members don’t give advice; they speak from prior experience, letting you draw your own conclusions on the best manner to proceed.

HOW DO I JOIN A FORUM?

Upon joining the organization, your chapter’s Forum Chair will work to place you into a Forum. You may begin a new Forum with other members who join at the same time, or you may join a pre-existing Forum. Your Forum Chair will ensure you are placed with the right number and mix of business owners to avoid sharing the room with competitors.