Are They All The Same?
development conferences can vary widely, so how do you know which one
choose? This article compares conferences and gives
you direction on...
Which one is right for you!
decided to do a comparison of different
conferences, but when I started my research, I found that a lot of
types of “personal development events” were given
the title, “personal development conferences.”
ranged from a one-day “academic” workshop to a
full blown luxury vacation seminar where you overcome physical
obstacles and build inner strength.
And I found that
I couldn't compare them becuse they really didn't deliver the same
fact, many of them were in completely different leagues from each
Yet they all had the same title.
I got thinking, “How does a person know which personal
development conference is best?
How can you compare
a short, academic “conference” with a 3-5 day
luxury vacation seminar which bears the same title?
“academic conference” gives you information...
“luxury vacation seminar” gives you information...
“academic conference” gives you lunch...
“luxury vacation seminar” gives you lunch (and
dinner and breakfast and dinner and breakfast)...
“feed you” with information and food.
how do you know exactly which one is right for you?
ask yourself some questions...
"What Do I
ask yourself if you want to attend motivational seminars for career
for general self improvement.
looking for a conference for work purposes, then an academic
style “specific on the subject” workshop might be
good for you.
For example, if you want to improve
your sales communication, then a one-day workshop or weekend seminar
specifically about “how to sell” might be just the
But, let's think outside the box for a
minute. What if there were personal development conferences
that helped your communication “in
Would that also help your
if the conference gave you physical obstacles to overcome, which
initially you thought were impossible (like walking on fire), yet you
tapped into a strength that allowed you to do it?
that give you more internal power and courage to sell better despite
what your “self talk” is saying about success?
if the conference took you “away from it all” and
allowed you to get in touch with your inner spirit and wisdom and then
taught you how to “trust” yourself and your own
Could learning that be as good or better
than filling your head with “theory?”
attended a variety of personal development events, from one-day events
all the way up
to the luxury vacation
seminar (and yes, I walked on fire)... And I
to say that the luxury vacation seminar did more for my self esteem and
courage than all the other one-day events put together...
overcame “major” physical obstacles (like breaking
an arrow with the soft part of my neck) that radically changed how I
“saw myself” and...
I went from
“princess who couldn't” to this “powerful
woman who could.”
So, personally, I like the longer conferences with more activities that
make me continually tap into my power.
when you're looking at personal development conferences, there are many
options out there today. My advice is to “go for
it” and do a conference that pushes you past
your limits so
that all areas of your life can expand!
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