How much you get out of any event has a lot to do with what you do AFTER the event is over.
And, as my friend Eben Pagan says, SPEED OF IMPLEMENTATION is the secret. Review everything you learned at the event – every thought you had, every perspective. Find the elements and ideas that align.

The time between taking those thoughts and implementing is a function of your Speed of Implementation. THAT is what determines whether the idea will take hold. Ideas, aspirations, and ambitions have a shelf life without action. The more you can engage with those ideas and elements, and do something with them, the better.

Usually, after an event, everybody goes back to their lives. We’re all conditioned. Sometimes “unlearning” is more important than learning.
Often, the best way to make use of what you learned, is unlearning the stuff that will prevent you from messing it up.

For example, spend less time trying to “read all the books.” You’re better off mastering a single book than reading twenty books in a shallow way. There are so many options. There are so many things vying for your attention. And most people operate in a very shallow way. We don’t go deep with much of anything. After you’ve taken everything in from the event, ask yourself:

What are the Elegant Ideas?

What’s the one thing that solves 100 problems?

What are the ideas that, if I actually implemented them in my Life and Business, would produce a great Result?

Then, take it seriously. There will also be things you will have learned that are great ideas – but they aren’t great ideas right now. So, you want to also have a NOT NOW LIST. A NOT NOW LIST is a safe place to put those great ideas you don’t want to lose.

Also, after any event, get a massage. Go to a movie. Do yoga. Whatever is fun for you – do that, too.



by Joe Polish
Founder of Genius Network

Joe Polish

P.S. I've created a resource page as a central guide with access to valuable resources available to you right now. Check it out at Bookmark this page. This is where I will post every new update.

P.P.S. Whenever you're ready... here are 3 more ways I can help you make YOUR business and life more E.L.F. (Easy, Lucrative, and Fun!):

  1. Discover the 10x Multipliers to grow your business exponentially… Amplify your opportunities and reveal the untapped potential in your business:
  2. Trigger these 8 Profit Activators in your business right now:
  3. I'm often asked what books I recommend. So, I've put together a collection of books and products in 9 specific categories. These are resources we've shared in Genius Network to help improve life and business... To check them out visit

P.P.P.S. If You Or Someone You Know Is Struggling With Addiction, visit
Also, check these out 🙂

More Genius Network Articles You Might Enjoy

Joe Polish Presents to a Group of Fine Artists About the Art of Marketing

#197 Episode Summary: In this episode, you’ll get to see a presentation that Joe Polish delivered to a group of fine artists with his insights on storytelling, framing, adding value, education based marketing, and much more!  This presentation is directed to artists,...

How To Become More Persuasive

How To Become More Persuasive

In his world renowned book, "Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion", Robert Cialdini, the 'Godfather of Influence', talked about what you should put INTO a message to increase the likelihood people would want it. When Robert wrote his book "Pre-Suasion: A...

Reduce Distractions, Get Focused, and Build a Great Business

#221 Episode Summary:   ABOUT BRIAN TRACY: Brian Tracy is Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International, a company specializing in the training and development of individuals and organizations. Brian’s goal is to help you achieve your personal and business goals...