In today’s digital world, there are many ways to learn and enhance your skills. One can start by reading blogs, listening to podcasts, watch videos, and attend webinars to name a few. Why should one bother to invest time and money to attend a leadership event?
If that is your idea about attending a leadership event, then you might be missing out on one of the best chances to take your game to the next level. Such events provide the perfect learning and career building opportunities which cannot be found elsewhere.
It becomes difficult to get out of the office given our busy schedules, but we must learn to prioritize our work. One should also think of spending some time professionally away from the usual office. How will it benefit? Below are some of the advantages which you can have by participating in the leadership events:
Get different people’s perspective on some of the most challenging issues
Getting in touch with other people helps us to stimulate our work and thinking outside the box. One can analyze different solutions to the same problem. You can share and receive ideas and amazing advice from leaders from around the world.
Building a strong network which will help you in future employment
You might not be looking for a new job right now or a big opportunity, but networking might open new doors for you that you never imagined. The more connections we have, the better place we are in when one thinks of growing. Alternatively, you might have your own business and might be looking for some partners or investors for your company. In such a scenario, leadership events can be a goldmine for you.
Learn something which might change your life
Many people experience life-changing scenarios in leadership events. There are many unexpected people you need which might pan out in a good way for you. It is a good time to introspect and think about taking your game to the next level. There are many phrases and quotes which people might use and you might end up getting the answer to the questions you seek.
Meet your Influencers face to face
Not all events might give you the opportunity to meet the experts in your field face to face. But when you get a chance to do so, never leave it. Sometimes, even a selfie with someone who has inspired you for so long can help you find the next mentor.
Interacting and spending some time with some of the great leaders can help you understand and learn new tools which will give you an edge. Undoubtedly, all these tools can be found online but it is really interesting to see our ideals demonstrate it for us. Imagine Mark Cuban explaining his most used tool on his phone which helps him remember things and organize his work. Wouldn’t it be fun to know how he manages it all?
Break free from your comfort zone
Many businesses believe in having meetings off-site. This adds a new perspective to the employee’s mind. Many of us are born networkers, hence stepping out of the comfort zone once a while is a good idea. Explore and experience yourself and discover things you never imagined possible.
Yes, learning is a big part of the event but business should be rewarding as well. Leadership events are generally fun filled with many fun activities. This includes parties, exploring the new place, golfing, doing something adventurous, to name a few. Spend some extra time on the trip to explore and meet new friends.
One should never underestimate the power of having to mix the fun element when you meet new people. It helps to break the ice and helps in bonding and building trust.
Getting interested and thinking of attending a cool leadership event?
One such leadership event has been organized by HIVE at Costa Rica in January 2018 from 26th to 29th. The event will take place Paradise at The Hotel Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort. The place is surrounded by exotic forests, unspoiled beaches and breath taking sunsets. Check out the below link on how to reach and the activities which will take place http://hivecostarica.com/costa-rica-location.html.