4 Surefire Ways to Get the Most from the Next Conference You Attend
One thing leaders need to lead well are new and fresh insights, and one of the best ways to find them is by attending conferences. But eureka moments are not automatic. It takes intentionality to get the most of out of your experience.
In my experience, people go to conferences for a lot of reasons other than the stated purpose. Its a chance to get away from the office, to reconnect with colleagues and friends, or maybe just hide out in a hotel room and catch up on an important project.
Those might be fair reasons to go, but what if youre actually there for the content? How do you get the most from your experience?
I speak at a lot of conferences each year, though I only attend a few where I get a chance to sit down as a participant. I’ve always found when I go to a conference, I get out what I put in, and I don’t want to shortchange myself.
Here are four things I do to maximize my return:
Immersing yourself in the experience ensures youll get the most out of it. If you walk in the doors with this mindset, youll leave with more than someone who does not.