Travel For Work: Is Traveling For Work Glamorous?

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?

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: Consulting vs Contracting

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 […]

Travel For Work: Most Annoying Consulting Terms

For some reason management consultants have developed their own set of corporate slang as they’ve migrated across the globe.  If you’ve worked as a consultant yourself or if you’ve had the great pleasure of having one latch onto your company for a period of time, then you may be familiar with some standard “consultant speak”. […]