One of the best ways that I’ve found to experience exponential growth is through attending conferences and workshops. There, you are able to hear from thought leaders in your areas of interest.
Listening and seeing the speakers are only one part of the experience. And probably the least productive way to grow.
My personal experience has been that there’s only so much I can take in from long sessions of speakers. Eventually, those speaking seem to drone on or say the same things.
Not that this isn’t good content. My attention can only be held for so long.
Then I need something more. I crave interactions. That doesn’t come from listening to speakers.
There’s more to getting more out of attending a conference than speaking. The next time you go to a conference, try the following: