Survey results

Which industry do you work in? Do you ever seek to learn from experts in your career?How often do you look to improve your knowledge on a given topic?Do you ever struggle to find the most relevant information on a given topic?Where do you usually find expert knowledge to help with your career?Depending on your answer, why do you prefer to find your information that way?What did you find most frustrating when you last sought knowledge from an expert?Why is it important to you to gain knowledge from an expert?Why is it important to you to build your knowledge base?code
Media
Yes
Weekly
Yes
Youtube
Its a visual medium and watching people talk and visually show you how to achieve a look or a style really helps. Also a wide variety of tutorials for free and usually get very up to date knowledge
Finding the niche topics explained. In some cases it's easy to find an answer or tutorial, in others it simply doesn't exist
To better improve myself using to teachings of someone's who hopefully "been there and done that"
So I can improve myself. And also the process of learning and getting better most of the time is pretty addictive
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Charity
Yes
Weekly
Yes
Articles and reports
Easier to gain the info needed
A lot of articles are irrelevant and over written
They have worked in the field and are experts for a reason. Its important to trust those with more knowledge and experience in the field I feel
To feel like I am improving in life in general
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Finance
Yes
Weekly
Yes
Newspapers
It is ordered and validated. I can trust what I read
it was not exactly what I needed
so I can apply the knowledge in my role to be more effective in my decisions
because the challenges I face are always challenging
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Yes
Weekly
Yes
Books
Books are free from distractions
To increase my credibility
To increase my credibility
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Design
Yes
Weekly
Yes
Social networks
I follow designers that have weekly lives on IG or that share valuable info about events and podcasts and that’s how I connect with other designers and potential mentors/advisors.
That some mentors look like they just rolled out of bed/tired, that they didn’t even take a previous look at my profile, not ready to talk to me, and without empathy and charisma.
To be updated on terminology, industry trends, to grow and to get inspired.
To grow
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Health
Yes
Daily
No
Books
Gives me the chance to make notes effectively
Difficult to find exactly what I needed
To become better in myself and offer a better service to my clients. This helps me feel more credible and long term will allow me to make more money
For self development
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Design
Yes
Monthly
Yes
Social networks
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Phrasing/communication, difficult to have the exact thing I wanted as it was a specific scenario
You can learn from their trial and error, and take on knowledge from where they have succeeded.
To avoid a plateau, never stop learning!
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Tech
Yes
Monthly
Yes
Books
I feel there’s a lot of conflicting information online, and the amount of information in a book would take hours to watch in a video or read online
Trying to find reliable sources
The sale more
To perform as well as I can at work
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Tech
Yes
Monthly
Yes
Social networks
Because there are people I have contacted with and know their background and accomplishments
To really know if I can trust that person and he is not telling me bulls*** information
That is the shortcut to success and improvement
To be on top of my field as well as personal interest
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Tech
Yes
Weekly
Yes
Podcasts
Expert insight available in easy access form.
No granular enough.
To execute my job better.
To better execute my job.
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