Posts tagged ‘Travel’

Dial That Number


One of my annual process checks is to revisit my personal Disaster Recovery Plan. I usually try to develop a thorough way to recover from any personal disaster that could affect how I work in my business and how I keep my life sane.
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Tasks To Go


Think | Act


One in a series of Leadership Articles to cause you to think and perhaps to act. Read other articles.

I’m a dedicated Outlook user and a follower of Getting Things Done (GTD). I routinely add tasks to my to-do list that have been collected while in meetings or on the road. It’s easy to do—you can use your PDA or mobile phone (that synchronizes with Outlook) but during those times when it’s either not convenient or there are a long list of tasks to add what do you do?
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Managing the Insanity of Travel


Isn’t travel great? I just came back from the UK and everything on the trip went according to plan but nevertheless I was subjected to the following:

  • Enter all passport information from home only to be told that it was not available at check-in desks - grrrr!
  • take my shoes off at security even though they contain absolutely no metal
  • Remove my belt even though it’s obvious that it’s again, non-metallic
  • Be asked why I have 5 separate chargers (phone, laptop, camera, MP3, and GPS) — think about saying something about @#$%F&^% manufacturers who cannot choose one DC voltage for all equipment. Keep mouth shut, smile.
  • Have the inspector fully open my fountain pen and gets ink all over his hands - he asks “what is this black stuff in this pen”? Duh its, like, an old school pen. “Cool” says he.
  • The pilot decided to fly the plane in second gear, so it takes 1-1/4 hours longer. He saves a few bucks but cost the 300 people on board an hour out of their lives

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