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Air Travel is a Funny Thing

Posted by on 3 October 2011

I live in Santa Barbara, but my new office is in Boston. This means I need to fly – a lot. “Frequent Flyer” is not a badge I ever wanted to earn, but here I am, 6-foot-3, trying to fold myself into a coach seat I’m pretty sure was meant for a toddler. Let’s take […]

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Last year Australia watched while ash cloud plumes from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano caused the closure of 20 airports for nearly a week across Europe causing chaotic and major economic loss. While Australian businesses watched as Europe ground to a halt, they may have done well to consider their own business continuity plans as volcanic ash […]

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Traveling Light with Technology

Posted by on 19 May 2011

I don’t travel a whole lot. Well, definitely not as much as some of you. But as I was getting ready for a trip to Chicago last week, I pondered my options for what type of technology I’d bring with me. Do I leave the laptop at home and go entirely mobile? Could I get […]

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Gadget Fat

Posted by on 28 January 2011

If you’re anything like me, you carry a lot of gadgets. My list typically includes chargers, USB cords, laptop, extra batteries, phone, iPod, Flip, headphones and an earpiece. When traveling abroad, I also bring a GSM phone and country specific adapters. All in all, I’d say I am gadget obese. This only became an issue […]

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What’s Your Favorite Airport?

Posted by on 7 September 2010

As a child, I loved Paris-Charles de Gaulle for its space age bubble with the escalators going in all directions. It was avant garde with a touch of Star Trek before I knew about Star Trek. And it belonged to an era where there was still an illusion that air travel was chic. Most airports […]

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Inflight Workshifting Tips

Posted by on 16 November 2009

While sitting on the tarmac at Dubai International Airport I wanted to check in and share some of my inflight workshifting tips.  With all of the international travel that I’ve been doing lately, it has become essential to develop a method for working from the tiny confines of an airplane seat. If you have trouble […]

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Stay More Productive on the Road

Posted by on 11 September 2009

Many of us who workshift travel a lot, perhaps more than we’d like. Although I had the pleasure of a summer pretty much free from business travel, things are starting to ramp up again for fall. And while I love the opportunity to meet with clients and colleagues live and in person, I hate the […]

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The Joys of Lost Luggage

Posted by on 18 June 2009

Anyone that spends a lot of their life on planes has surely enjoyed the pains caused by lostluggage.  I usually use carry-on rolling suitcase to avoid having to check to avoid any issues as well as the delay it causes while having to wait for the bags to be unloaded onto the belt.  But, last […]

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What I Know About Air Travel

What I Know About Air Travel

Posted by on 16 May 2009

I’m writing this on a flight from Philadelphia to Boston. Luckily, it’s so early in the morning that my flight is ridiculously empty. I have an entire exit row to myself. Here’s tip #1: flying ridiculously early sometimes gives you better seating options (unless you’re flying to Washington, DC, where everyone gets up before you). […]

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