I am a big believer that people need to step out of the ECHO chamber. To many people get stuck in their little group and just keep bouncing around with the same voices saying the same things…no new ideas come from this.
People need to make sure they have some ties to people on the "outside" walls of the chamber. These people on the outside are the ones who can inspire new ideas and spread your current ideas to new people.
Checkout this article and I think you will understand what I am trying to say (and what I have been saying for a long time).
The Power of Weak Ties
Seriously, go read it now!