After totaling up all the speeches across the five-day conference, I realized I had attended 107 talks. That’s about 30 hours of presentations, all of which I’ve distilled into a few key lessons.
This year’s theme, “Bigger Than Us,” encouraged speakers to present solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. A few missed the mark in terms of offering the kind of “tough truths” that participants were promised, but others posited ideas we’ll be mulling over for years to come.
Here are the lessons that have stuck with me the most.