The sensible workshop and seminar suitability assessment

(Or SWASSA for short.) Whilst recently reading through the leaked Paradise Papers and determining which upcoming ICO I was going to invest in (none of that is true), I received an email to attend a business workshop hosted by the State Government. Having had quick scan of the event details, I accepted said invitation and forwarded to a colleague to see if he too may be interested. “Nah, think I’ll give it a miss”. It may have been completely feasible that my friend was high and committed to a bag of gummy bears, but I chose to overthink his apathy and started pondering the prospect of seminar fatigue – the concept that there is just so much sh*t going on that we become a little numb to “invites” after a while, particularly in cases where we didn’t get anything of [...]