Boost Your Traveling Sales Representatives’ Productivity

Chart Your Course

But for traveling sales representatives, working away from the office has long been a way of life. Many of these representatives cover large territories, potentially encompassing several states, that require them to travel for days or weeks at a time.

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Holiday Travel Brands

Coaching Tip

According to the Holiday Travel Habits National. brands for holiday travel. include: HOLIDAY TRAVEL HABITS NATIONAL SURVEY A. HOLIDAY TRAVEL >> Q: When booking a flight for the holidays, how do. hotel chain/Airbnb] for holiday travel to a friend or. airline name] for holiday travel to a friend or. travel. Despite the hassle of holiday air travel, . to share about your favorite brands, products, and services?

Business Travelers Say Productivity Essential to Work-Life Balance

Women on Business

A new survey among business travelers by Cambria Suites and the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation revealed that in-person meetings are important for a company’s bottom line. Furthermore, work-life balance is important to 9 out of 10 business travelers, but achieving work-life balance is more difficult than ever. One reason work-life balance is challenging for business travelers is that companies demand greater productivity from business trips.

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Top Apps to Have When Traveling for Business

Strategy Driven

Com covers topics like these to help ensure that one is able to achieve maximum productivity. Concur is an amazing travel/expense manager that has the potential to dethrone all business-oriented apps from whichever throne they sit on. In contemporary times, time is of the essence.

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How to Turn Traveling the World into a Career

Strategy Driven

Take a few weeks to think about your reasons for traveling – do you want to experience more of the world? Now that you’ve thought about it carefully and got the right vaccinations , make sure to plan at least a little bit ahead, even if the lack of schedule is precisely why you want to travel.

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How You Can Make Your Blog a Business While Traveling the World

Strategy Driven

Traveling is hard enough, without trying to run a business as you go! Travel blogging is a huge industry, and we’ve got some tips to help you join in the action. This is easy, passive income as you travel.

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Productivity Tips (While you're out on the road.)

Jason Womack

In fact, I wrote the book Your Best Just Got Better while I was traveling across 4 different countries, visiting more than 15 cities, working wit more than 20 clients. Productivity Tips. There are two tactics I use every day that I need to be engaged and productive.

How To Be More Productive When Working Online

Strategy Driven

Being more productive as a business online largely depends on having the right tools and the right knowledge to use them effectively. Employees need to know how to use a computer effectively if you are going to reap the gains of productivity and efficiency.

From Shitmydadsays - Real Wisdom about Space Travel

Building Personal Strength

Thursday, February 3, 2011 From Shitmydadsays - Real Wisdom about Space Travel "Aliens exist, I just dont think they came millions of light years just to see earth. Not worth it to humans, either, to travel through space to visit them.

How to Travel Less & Earn More Consulting Revenue

David A Fields

Some consultants love to travel for their consulting projects. Consultants Project Management productivity project management time managementMe, I’m not a big fan. I prefer to be with my family, sleep in my own bed, eat healthy, home-cooked meals, and work in my gym clothes. Besides, when I’m on the road, there’s less time for marketing and business development, and I can’t play old-man hockey at the local rink.

Five rules for executive product leadership

Lead on Purpose

The original idea for starting Lead on Purpose was a recognition that product managers have the need to lead (inspire, motivate, guide) people who do not report them. The leadership role of the product team (PM, PO, PMM, UX) is critical to the success of any organization. Much has been written about where product management should report. The most common departments for product management reporting are marketing, engineering/development and directly to the CEO.

6 Changes I Made to Improve My Productivity on Airplanes

Jason Womack

Over the past 10 years of this travel pace and lifestyle, here are some of the things I’ve learned: 1. Charge it…all Save yourself time (and possibly money): Create a checklist of “power” equipment you travel with. Oh, I do the same thing in the hotel room the night before traveling back home!) Because Jodi’s a vegetarian (and life is just better when we travel together) we always pack a complete meal or two. What travel tip did I miss? Travel

Sobering Thoughts about Time Travel and Life Decisions

Building Personal Strength

I've been watching the History Channel "The Universe" series on DVD, and of course they have a segment on time travel. The segment addresses the question, "Is time travel possible?" The unstated conclusion: Time travel as we know it will never happen. I have a Ph.D.

Time Is Money: Top Tech Tools to Increase Company Productivity

Chart Your Course

For business owners facing a time crunch, the good news is that you can gain extra hours of productivity by using technology to save time managing many common chores. The most essential time management technology for increasing your productivity is calendar scheduling software.

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'Tis the Season for (Product) Camping

Lead on Purpose

Are you taking advantage of the many Product Camps or “Un-Conferences” offered this year? Product camps are a great place for product management professionals and leaders to step away from the day-to-day and engage in a day of learning and networking.

How Will You Use the Most Productive Week of the Year

Kevin Eikenberry

As I travel around the world all year long, leaders and achievers — people just like you — tell me the same things over and over. “I’m I’m so busy, my plate is so full.” “I I can’t seem to get anything done.” There is too much email and too many interruptions.” If you have said, thought, [.]. Achievement Leadership Learning

How to Use Your Travel Time Productively

Harvard Business Review

I’m not alone: the Global Business Travel Association predicts that business travel spending will hit an all-time high of $1.25 Even if it’s a travel day, it’s still a work day. Business Travel. Managing yourself Productivity Time management Article

Waiting Wisdom: 5 Ways to Become a Better Wait-er

Let's Grow Leaders

Callings Change Fear and Courage business travel downtime Productivity waitingThe Waiting Place……for people just waiting. Waiting for a train to go or a bus to come, or a plane to go or the mail to come, or the rain to go or the phone to ring, or the snow to snow or waiting around for a Yes or a No or waiting for their hair [.] The post Waiting Wisdom: 5 Ways to Become a Better Wait-er appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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50 Ways to be Happy #6 – The Value of Time

Survive Your Promotion

We don’t travel much by train anymore. And just a few weeks ago Elon Musk unveiled his new great idea about travel – the hyperloop – an idea that proposes we could rocket for miles in pods, compressing travel time to just a few minutes.

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The 7 Stages of Business Travel Stress

Harvard Business Review

How stressful is business travel? We know this because Michael Segalla and Dominique Rouziès of HEC Paris teamed up with Catalin Ciobanu and Vincent Lebunetel of Carlson Wagonlit Travel to survey thousands of business travelers about the stress they felt at every stage of a trip.

Power Up Your Leadership Effectiveness With Skilled Decision Making

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development I’ve traveled throughout the country over the past years conducting workshops on time management and getting results–and boy do I get an ear full. One of the most popular points of discussion about productivity is about the role the manager plays. Leadership Development Collaborate decsion-making leadership competency leadership effectiveness procrastination productivity

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Purpose Matters for Business Travel, Too

Harvard Business Review

Why do we travel? Evolution made us ever more curious, and so we traveled to learn more. Travel allows us to, a Montaigne put it, “rub and polish our brains” against people from different regions and cultures. The trick is to travel with purpose and planning.

Word of Mouse: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Word of Mouse: 101+ Trends in How We Buy, Sell, Live, Learn, Work, and Play Marc Ostrofsky Simon & Schuster (2013) “The new rule in business: Money doesn’t grow on trees; it grows in databases!” ” The title of my review is one of Marc Ostrofsky’s several dozen observations and it correctly emphasizes the importance of […]. Bob''s blog entries "The new rule in business: Money doesn''t grow on trees; it grows in databases!"

Your Flying Future and a Lesson in Creativity

Kevin Eikenberry

Obviously this blog isn’t about the future of air travel, and none of the submitting companies are clients of ours (yet). Solving our business problems, making leaps in productivity, Customer Service, product development (or anything else), requires the same shift.

The Leader’s Attitude Choice

Kevin Eikenberry

I travel enough to have lots of travel and airline stories. In fact, I am typically very productive on airplanes, even when the seating space is tight. Today, however, I want to talk about one of “those” travel days. This particularly interesting travel happened about [.]. Overall, I have as many positive ones as negative ones. Influence Leadership Leadership Communication Learning Responsibility attitude

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Just How Bad Is Business Travel for Your Health? Here’s the Data.

Harvard Business Review

I went with the pizza, but my lack of choices was annoying — so much so that, when I got home, I started looking into the data on health and travel for work. According to the Global Business Travel Association and American Express , Americans took more than 500 million domestic business trips in 2016. To investigate the link between business travel and chronic disease conditions, my colleagues and I turned to de-identified electronic medical record data from EHE, Inc.,

The Journey is the Purpose: An Inspiring Tale of Nek Chand Saini

QAspire

They are merely by-products of doing something you love doing. Being Creative Featured Work Great Stories Self Growth Travel Chandigarh creativity Innovation mastery Nek Chand Rock Garden vision Work

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How Smart Business Travelers Get More from Hotels

Harvard Business Review

Many business travelers loathe business travel, and for the most part, the hotels they’re staying in are not helping. However, hotels can do a lot to reduce your stress and make your trip more pleasant and productive — if you know how to get the most out of your stay.

Entrepreneurship in American History

Coaching Tip

Economic progress is the product of successful habits--and there is no better teacher than a little adversity. Books Leadership Memes Skills Success Travel What is Work life adam smith adirondack mountains Albert O. The activity of entrepreneurship goes back to ancient times.

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Eliciting Excellence – An Online Leadership and Learning Opportunity

Kevin Eikenberry

No travel.

Does the space work?

Jason Womack

It is possible (as I found) that with a minimal investment of time and focus, to create a workspace conducive to enhanced control, productivity and efficiency. TravelWherever you're reading this, take a look around. Is that space the way you want it? Or, have you wished it was different. Here are the three things I do to "set up my office" when I'm in a hotel. Gear area:" it's usually a table off to the side of the entry.

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Slow Down, Sell Faster - CEO Blog - Time Leadership

CEO Blog

Email, meetings, travel and call volume have all been much lower than usual. I think of productivity a bit as a funnel. So during this slower time, I do notice my productivity is lower. I would consider it a must read for anyone selling big ticket products particularly in a B2B environment. It’s becoming harder and harder to differentiate yourself based on what you sell because products and services are becoming increasingly alike,” Davis said.

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What to Look for in a Coworking Space

Strategy Driven

Research shows that people generally get more done in a coworking space than they would at home or in an office alone, and many people find that these kinds of shared working environments bring out the best in them, make them happier, more creative and more productive.

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How to Have Tough Conversations at Work: An Interview

Let's Grow Leaders

As we travel the world keynote speaking and working with leaders across a variety of organizations and contexts, we find one of the biggest challenges across cultures is how to have productive, difficult conversations.

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Why One Executive Quit Business Travel Cold Turkey

Harvard Business Review

Last year Feld, who is managing director at Foundry Group and co-founder of TechStars, announced he would no longer travel for business. Excerpts: How much did you used to travel? For the past 20 years, I’ve traveled for business between 50% and 75% of the time.

Communicating with customers

Lead on Purpose

Travel budgets are typically flush with cash, optimism abounds and your desire to discuss company direction is high. A lot of suppliers are spending time internally focused, curtailing travel expenses.

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When Best Practices Don't Travel

Harvard Business Review

In this case, the company had to develop an entirely new way of selling products when their traditional method of direct selling butted up against official, legal, and cultural obstacles and a 1998 ban on direct MLM selling. Aaron was on his way to what was perhaps the most important presentation of his life: a presentation to Chinese investors about luxury New York City apartments he''s been developing on the Lower East Side.

How To Challenge Your Employees When You Are Away On Business

Strategy Driven

Being a traveling business owner can have its difficulties sometimes. You may feel that your team just aren’t as productive as they might be when you’re not there to ensure that they are working hard, for example. Talent Management business management productivity strategydriven

Possibility Maximizer: Rainmaker Group Resources

Sales Wolf Blog

 I have found myself traveling more and more as of late helping Clients to Maximize Possibility in their organizations and am coming up a little short on time this week to put together a full-blown post for my weekly Possibility Maximizer segment.

Why I Love Starbucks.

Rich Gee Group

A new product or service is introduced. I’m regularly on the road to travel, meet new people, network, and bump into friends and colleagues. Their products are consistent from store to store, so I always get my Venti Zen Green Tea (with only one teabag) for $2.07 (a deal).

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Guest Post: Market Sensing is not Crop Dusting

Lead on Purpose

Jim’s passion is enabling product marketing teams. With a lifetime of experience, he has a fresh and unique perspective in guiding and managing product teams and has a knack for sensing markets, synthesizing ideas and turning them into reality.

Guest Post: Watch Out for Flying Monkeys!

Lead on Purpose

Jim’s passion is product management and product marketing. Imagine you’re sitting in a product planning meeting with your favorite product team. In my previous guest post , I introduced the Yin and Yang of Product Management and how balance and interactions drive success.

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Winning Teammates Respect The Clock And The Calendar

Tanveer Naseer

Travel Association’s “Project Time Off.” Well, whether as an employee or a leader in your organization, the key to retaining talent – and ensuring that talent is productive – is to ensure your people are healthy and engaged at work.

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