Join Dorie Clark for an in-depth discussion in this video How to figure out which conferences are worth your time, part of Personal Effectiveness Tips.
- Conferences are a great way to network…and expose yourself to new ideas,…but clearly they are not all created equal.…Some offer the chance to meet fascinating high-level people…and can transform your business,…while others are boring, alienating, or both.…And of course, conferences aren't cheap.…You have to take several days or maybe even a week…out of your regular schedule to attend,…and many cost thousands of dollars.…Here are three ways to decide which ones are right for you.…First, it's important to understand…where you are in your career and make decisions accordingly.…
Early on, you probably don't have a very extensive network,…so almost any opportunity you have…to meet new people is probably a good thing,…as long as you can afford it or your company's paying.…It exposes you to new ideas and new possibilities.…Plus, if you're just starting out,…your work may not be that mission critical yet,…so you have more flexibility…to be able to take time away from the office.…Meanwhile, as you get more established,…
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