Are you connecting enough with your peers to produce your best work?
Leadership is useful because many team members don’t talk to each other enough in a pinch. The ones that do, become leaders.
Development frameworks are useful because many developers don’t talk to each other enough in a pinch. The ones that do, make the frameworks.
Good books are useful because many interested in a subject don’t talk to each other enough to learn from each other any other way. The ones that do, write good books.
We don’t have to engage with others when trying to produce meaningful work. But if doing so creates team leadership, thought leadership and solid frameworks, perhaps it’s worth a try?