How to decide which events to attend - and how to get the most out of them
This is Season Four, Episode Nine. The doors are now open to Creative Freedom Live, and this is high season for business conferences and events for creative entrepreneurs. But how do you know whether or not it's really worth it to invest in attending in the first place?
In this episode, I provide a simple "equation" that will help you get clarity about which events will be vital and beneficial to your business, and which ones you should skip.
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3:52 - The simple equation that can help you get clarity on which events are worth it and which you can skip
6:05 - The 3 basic goals or attending any event
15:20 - Why it's important to focus on the needs vs. wants of your business goals
24:04 - Why a "no" today isn't a "no" forever, and the importance of patience and understanding opportunity costs
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