A blog post on Fast Company’s web site shared about a group of young entrepreneurs who filled a large Silicon Valley auditorium to hear a speech by Mark Zuckerberg. He shared his perspective on the future of Internet business along with lessons he has learned on the journey so far.
It is no surprise the room was full of twenty-somethings eager to hear what the facebook founder had to say. According to eyewitness accounts of the meeting, two older, legendary Silicon Valley investors seated in the front row stood out. But not for the reason you might think. It wasn’t their silver hair that made them look out of place. It was the fact they were the only people in the room taking notes.
The two most successful people in the room, whose names are synonymous with money and power in Silicon Valley, were the only ones taking notes. Maybe that explains why they are successful? To quote John Donahoe, “Great leaders are never too proud to learn.”
In this month’s vlog, repurposed from September 2013, Steve Moore shares a three step process driven by key questions you need to ask yourself before, during and after the event that will enable you to Leverage Events for Maximum Learning.