Travel For Work: Most Annoying Business Terms

Travel For Work

Ive been working the “business world” for over 10 years now.  So I feel its only fitting that I vent a bit and compile my Official list of the Most Annoying Business Terms.  These are the phrases and sayings that I hear so often that it makes me cringe and question my life choices.  If […]

Travel For Work: Is Traveling For Work Glamorous?

Travel For Work

Sure!…at first.  But after a couple months it stops feeling that way, and I’m not sure it ever really comes back.  When I first started traveling for work I felt like a “baller”.  I was so surprised that a company would actually pay for my flights and my hotel and all of my food.  Surely […]

How to Self Publish Your Travel Book

So you love to travel more than anything.  So much so, that you want…no need, to find a way to make it a permanent fixture in your life.  How do you make that dream a reality?  One way is to write a book.  Yes, easier said than done.  But if you’ve done that and you’re […]

Travel For Work: Is Traveling for Work Fun?

Travel For Work

The short answer, most of the time, is “No” but let me elaborate.  The ironic thing is that everyone who doesn’t travel for work, wants to.  And everyone who does, wishes they could just stay home.  It’s definitely one of those “grass is always greener” situations. I remember having the “normal” 9 to 5 job […]

Travel For Work: The Reality of Consulting [Myths and Facts]

Travel For Work

I think there are a lot of misconceptions about being a consultant.  It seems a lot of people view it as glamorous or prestigious.  Normally I would have no problem with this, however recently I’ve been feeling torn between the lifestyle I have and the one I want. For this reason, I’ve compiled a list […]

Travel For Work: The Pros and Cons of Working at a Big 4 Firm

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Like any job you’ve ever had, at some point you end up weighing the Pros and Cons of why your actually there.  Especially when other options are on the horizon or things aren’t working out as planned.  For this purpose, I’ve made a Pros and Cons list for anyone who is thinking about joining or […]

Travel For Work: A Typical Day in the Life of a Consultant

Travel For Work

Recently a lot of people have been commenting on my current job and the lifestyle it provides.  Weeks of “working from home” followed by an extended trip to a far off “exotic” location like Cleveland or Dallas has made people ask “How did you get such a fun job?” As a result, I feel the […]

Travel For Work: Consulting vs Contracting

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What’s the difference between Consulting and Contracting?  Good question!  In theory there are distinct differences between these two travel jobs.  But recently in the professional services industry, the lines have been blurring.  Often times a Consultant will play the role of a Contractor and visa verse.  But in general (in terms of planning out your […]