I’ve been travelling a bit lately. In fact, for the month of October, I feel like I may as well move to Melbourne as I’m spending so much time there (holding courses and attending conferences).
It seems that I’m not alone. I have some Sydney-based friends who I’ve been trying to catch up with for ages, but the first opportunity we’re going to get is when we’re in Melbourne! Go figure.
Anyhow, all these hotel rooms and departure lounges inspired this week’s Enterprise post.
I have a love/hate relationship with business travel. Usually, there are planes involved. There’s also the heavy luggage that needs to be lugged between taxis, hotels and meetings. And internet coverage that ranges from the sublime to the ridiculous depending on whether I’m accessing via the hotel, free wifi, or mobile broadband.
However, travel is a normal part of doing business. Sometimes, your clients are in other states or countries. Your projects take you afar. Or you need to attend a conference in a different city.
On the one hand, there’s the anticipation of new business and networking opportunities. On the other, it means you’re away from home, out of sync with your routine and missing out on the gym.
So when it comes to travelling for business, how can you minimise disruption, maximise your business opportunities and stay productive while you’re on the road?
You can read the full post here.