How to Turn Traveling the World into a Career

Strategy Driven

Before spending a lot of money on tickets and hotels, check with yourself that you won’t regret it once you’re halfway across the world. Hotels also require a vast range of staff. You just finished reading How to Turn Traveling the World into a Career !

The Lonely Lobby of the Job Hotel

Harvard Business Review

Bill is looking glum, so I tell him about the job hotel. "OK, OK, Bill, three years ago when you were made redundant you visited the job hotel. There were hotel staff around to help. This week you went back to the job hotel and the lobby was full of people who had lost their luggage and missed their flights. There are times when the job hotel is kind to the passive traveler — you will be processed and packaged. Career planning Managing yourself

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How leaders seek the best in others?

Lead Change Blog

How you view people would have the greatest leadership impact on your careers as a leader. Author information Tal Shnall Tal is a Coach and Trainer at the Renaissance Hotel in Richardson Texas.

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Leadership and The Attitude Contagion | You're Not the Boss of Me

You're Not the Boss of Me

And, I experienced a variety of attitudes from hotel staff as well. On one particular trip to Toronto, I stayed in a hotel that was, and is, a rather posh place to hang your hat so I was quite looking forward to the experience. The hotel staff was upbeat, positive and friendly.

How Our Hotel Used Data to Make Our Laundry Service Glamorous

Harvard Business Review

In early 2016 some numbers surfaced at a few of the Dorchester Collection’s luxury hotels that caught leadership’s attention: Complaints about our laundry service were on the rise, as was the cost of compensating guests for damage to their clothes. One hotel had to replace a fabulously expensive Givenchy evening gown. In another hotel there were 55 laundry-related complaints in January 2016 alone.

Network after Work

Career Advancement

Refusing these duties can definitely hurt your career. They may even appreciate the fact that you’re going to be the designated driver, so they won’t have to worry about making it back to their hotel safe and sound. “Networking is an essential part of building wealth.”.

Lessons from the Simmons Leadership Conference

First Friday Book Synopsis

Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life.” Here is an excerpt from an article contributed by Liz O’Donnell, founder and creator of the website, to The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. To read [.].

One Way to Be the Change You Want to See in Your Life

ReImagine Work

The hotel where I was staying was imposing. As I arrived and stepped out of my car at the hotel entrance, an employee asked if I would like to have him park my car. All Posts As Seen On Survive & Thrive career change management CIO empowerment self-development

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One Way to Be the Change You Want to See in Your Life

ReImagine Work

The hotel where I was staying was imposing. As I arrived and stepped out of my car at the hotel entrance, an employee asked if I would like to have him park my car. I approached the main desk at the hotel. The hotel employee seemed to think the discussion was over and moved on.

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3 Ways to Break Out of a Zero-Sum Game of Growth with Your Competitors

Leading Blog

According to this article from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 42-63% of established hotels probably would not have taken the rooms that AirBnB gained in the lodging business. However, the overall profitability of the hotel industry went down 3.7%

5 Ways to Encourage Your Team Toward “Yes You Can”

Let's Grow Leaders

“When I get stuck like this, I often find it useful to take a walk,” I offered. “If anyone wants to take a lap around this beautiful hotel to think, that’s just fine. 28 eyes looked at me skeptically.

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Building Trust Through Behavioral Integrity

Great Leadership By Dan

In that piece, he described his team’s efforts to examine a specific hypothesis (“Employee commitment drives customer service”) in the US operations of a major hotel chain. which translated into $250K for each hotel! Guest post from S.

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Corporate Taming of the American University

Coaching Tip

Meanwhile, a new generation of students has become acclimated to the experience of college as luxury resort hotel, one they will pay for in student loans for the rest of their lives. Books Career Current Affairs Memes Science Skills What is American College college campus Disneyworld high school J. A constantly expanding layer of university administrative jobs now exists at an increasing remove from the actual academic enterprise.

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10 Dumb Rules That Make Your Best People Quit

Lead from Within

Work travel isn’t easy–leaving your life behind and living out of a hotel room in a place where you may not know even a soul can be true drudgery. Lead From Within Business Career Dumb Employees Inc. It’s hard enough to attract and hold on to good employees–but to attract and hold on to the best employees is even harder.

First Look: Leadership Books for March 2019

Leading Blog

As the co-founder and former president of Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co., Schulze's principles are both versatile and utterly practical to leaders of every age, career stage, and industry. Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in March 2019. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Excellence Wins : A No-Nonsense Guide to Becoming the Best in a World of Compromise Horst Schulze.

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Beyond Profit: Creating An Exceptional Leadership Legacy

Terry Starbucker

My thoughts centered around three companies – a hotel, a tech juggernaut, and a cable TV company. One of those people was Bill Bresnan , who ran the cable company, Bresnan Communcations, and several other companies before it, in a career that spanned over 50 years in the same industry.

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Take a Step Back to Propel Your Career Forward

Harvard Business Review

In his recent bestseller about the hotel industry, Heads in Beds , Jacob Tomsky writes about his early days doing valet parking and other unskilled jobs. He’d be earning less money in the immediate future, but his long-term career prospects would dramatically improve. When it comes to moving your career forward, it’s important to set aside your pride. Career planning Managing yourself

Why do smart people do dumb things?

Coaching Tip

An EQ initiative at Sheraton helped increase the hotel chain’s market share by nearly 25 percent. John Agno: When Doing It All Won''t Do: A Self-Coaching Guide for Career Women. Books Business Coaching Career Communication Self-Awareness Skills Women Work life

Todd Durkin on Leadership & People

Leading Blog

He amassed 126 wins in his 29-year NFL head-coaching career. Think about what Hilton Hotels says in its VALUES statement: “ PEOPLE are our most important asset.” T ODD DURKIN is one of America's top fitness trainers helping people move beyond their perceived limits from the inside out.

10 Elements of an Outstanding Customer Service Culture

Skip Prichard

As someone who has spent their career going inside organizations that do customer service extremely well – from Nordstrom, USAA, Southwest Airlines, Zappos , L.L. This is a guest post by customer service turnaround expert, Micah Solomon.

Structural Economic Shift and Unemployment

Coaching Tip

One of the industries that has been most cautious is the hotel and leisure business because people have less money to spend on easy-to-postpone vacation travel. Business Coaching Career Current Affairs U.S. A big part of the U.S.

April 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Steve shares: “As we climb the corporate ladder we ‘forget,’ intentionally or not, to say hello to the many foundational employees who keep the business running; the restaurant dishwasher, hotel housekeeper, mail room clerk, or department store stock person. It’s a challenge most leaders face at some point in their career. Joel Garfinkle of the Career Advancement Blog shared Instill Confidence in Employees.

Road Warrior tips for you!

Jason Womack

Way back in August of 2000, I took up a new career as the 4th employee of the newly formed David Allen Company. Over the next 5 years, more than 400 days of GTD seminars and countless hotel rooms later, I opted for another change.

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A 90-Year-Old’s Ten Rules for a Healthy and Happy Life

Next Level Blog

Unless you work in the hotel industry, you probably haven’t heard of Stanley Turkel. Alive and exceedingly well at age 90, Stanley spent a big part of his career building out the Sheraton Hotel chain around the world. Today, he’s working on his fifth book about the hotel business and is consulting to the industry on guest safety issues. One of the more revealing regular features in The New York Times is a little story they run each week called Sunday Routine.

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Going Wonka: 5 Steps To Building An Effective (and World Changing) Idea Factory

Terry Starbucker

This morning I was in a hotel room in San Antonio, Texas (where I’m attending a wedding later this evening) and as I was flipping through the channels on the TV looking for a news update I stumbled across something else that couldn’t escape my attention. Want to change the world?

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3 Connections That Propel Every Great Leader

Lead Change Blog

When I got back to my hotel that night, I read some more about these trees. There are three connections I’ve found that propel every great leader in their career. The second connection to propel your career is with a community of peers. How You Grow Tall. Last week I traveled to San Francisco to speak at a conference. I took an extra day to visit the famous California Coast Redwoods.

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Leadership and the Attitude Contagion

You're Not the Boss of Me

During my active career, I used to spend a lot of time travelling for business so hotel stays for me became somewhat commonplace. And, I experienced a variety of attitudes from hotel staff as well. The hotel staff was upbeat, positive and friendly.

Getting Out of Life What You Put into It

In the CEO Afterlife

My career as a CEO of a Fortune 500 company had come to an end with the sale of the company. That career shift resulted in plenty of travel and lonely nights in hotel rooms. “If you don’t write it, Grandad’s story will be lost forever.”

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How To Network Into A New Industry


You know that your network is a vital part of your career development. But what happens when you’ve decided to follow your passion to a totally different career? For most of them, its Monday or Wednesday at lunch time in a hotel ballroom or private room of a large restaurant. (I’m

Balance: The Business—Life Connection

Leading Blog

Cusumano reflects on his five careers as the lead singer of a rock band, an Exxon research scientist and executive, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, a filmmaker and a luxury hotel owner. In Balance , James A. Through it all he points to people who helped him along the way and pointed him in the right direction. Their perspective helped keep his life in balance.

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#SHRM18: Back to roots

Surviving Leadership

On the walkway between my hotel and the convention center (I refuse to call it a “pedway”) there are a series of posters highlighting different neighborhoods in Chicago – Lincoln Park, Hyde Park, the Loop, etc. All of these things impact our careers.

So What Makes You Think You Can Be A Leader?

Terry Starbucker

So as I rode up to the CEO’s hotel that morning, I had more questions than answers in my head. A punt, for sure, but was it a good one, or one that would set my career back a couple of decades? I was 27 when I got a call from an executive search company about a job in Los Angeles.

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From CEO to Novelist: Not without Perseverance

In the CEO Afterlife

For John Richard Bell it was a bizarre change in career direction. During his years as a consultant, on airplanes and in hotel rooms he wrote the story of his father-in-law, who piloted a Luftwaffe bomber over the Soviet Union in 1941.

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From CEO to Novelist: Not without Perseverance

In the CEO Afterlife

For John Richard Bell it was a bizarre change in career direction. During his years as a consultant, on airplanes and in hotel rooms he wrote the story of his father-in-law, who piloted a Luftwaffe bomber over the Soviet Union in 1941.

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Dream Jobs for People Who LOVE to Travel

HR Digest

You can also bargain with airlines, hotels, unique destinations, restaurants, etc. So if you want to travel the world but also need to work, refer one of our Career Guide for more helpful tips and tricks for landing the dream job. Jobs for people who love to travel do exist.

5 Leadership Signals that Turn Culture into Advantage

Skip Prichard

Obviously, if you’re not running a hotel or an airport, you probably don’t employ a shoeshine guy. Make Your Culture an Asset. “Your organization’s culture: It’s either an asset or a liability.

Thinking Differently. Enabling Innovation. :: Buffalo Business First Event

Mike Cardus

This workshop will teach you how to find unique perspectives, think more creatively, enhance your creative expression, and help you manifest positive change for yourself and for your career and company.

How to Compete Like the World’s Most Innovative Leaders

Skip Prichard

He died virtually penniless in a hotel room in New York. Being a founder has a profound impact on your career because it provides a relevant, observable, and hard to imitate signal (the three characteristics of strong reputation signals) of your leadership capabilities.

Should women always wear high heels in the workplace?

HR Digest

The 32-year-old actress stated that she was forced to change her career paths because of difficulties she had standing in heels for eight hours during training at various hotels.

A Final Four Coaching Guide

Coaching Tip

I'd know: During my 40-year coaching career at West Point, Indiana and Texas Tech, my teams reached the Final Four on five occasions, winning the national championship three times. To stay focused , we usually stayed in a quiet hotel other than the one assigned to us by the NCAA. The assigned hotel we'd use for alumni or athletic department personnel. By Bob Knight, coach of 902 victories: most wins in Division I college basketball history.

The ReWork Bookshelf: 5 Must-Reads from Workforce Trends Expert Ira Wolfe

Leadership Freak

Just a few hours later, I found myself staring at a McDonald's from my hotel room. The first time I read Paradigms almost 25 years ago, it led me to disrupt and then change my career. Its message is simple and to the point: If you're not asking how jobs, careers and workplaces will be exponentially disrupted in the next three to five years, you're living in the past. Editor's Note: What are our writers and experts reading?

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Loosening the Reins: Why It’s Important To Pass the Leadership Torch

Terry Starbucker

As I made my case the numbers flashed in my head – in six years I had driven over 100,000 miles, consumed a million gallons of coffee and spent 700 nights in hotel rooms.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn: past behaviour predicts future behaviour

Roundtable Talk

Um… ok… I’d love to see the core organizational values for the IMF that someone make it ok to assault women in hotel rooms. Which begs the question… where were DSK’s former bosses early on in his career? Arnold Schwarzenegger father’s a love child?