Mindfulness: Don’t overpack your bags or your mind

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You wouldn't try to take this much with you in your bag, so make sure you take the same care with your mind. (Photo by Spiritinme)

You wouldn’t try to take this much with you in your bag, so make sure you take the same care with your mind.
(Photo by Spiritinme)

Mindful Business Traveler
If you have ever over-packed for a trip, you know you can find yourself lugging items around, feeling them get heavier and heavier, and wishing you had simply left them at home.

What’s true for your luggage may also be true for your mind.


 

Allow me to tell you a story.

A man was walking urgently through the countryside, feeling very distressed. All his cows had Read more…

Posted by Mindful Business Traveler at 3:46pm in CWT Traveler, Health & Fitness

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Do you need a champion to succeed at SMM?

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kari-wendelStrategic Meetings Management is not just a set of rules, but a holistic approach to managing your meetings. And we happen to have it down to a science. Over the past 10 years, CWT Meetings & Events has helped our clients save more than $730 million U.S., drive 90% compliance while achieving a 4.7 out of 5 in customer satisfaction. We have also supported more than 250,000 RFPs for more than 50,000 meetings.

SMM is an investment in time, energy, and dollars, and you need to justify that investment. Kari Wendel is CWT Meetings & Events’ SMM guru (officially, Senior Director – Strategic Meetings Management). We chatted with Kari after a recent presentation about Read more…

Posted by CWT Savvy Traveler at 4:41pm in CWT Savvy, Meetings & Events, SMMSmarts

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Staying healthy when you fly

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handkerchief-airplaneWhether you’re concerned about deep vein thrombosis, dehydration, sinus pressure, Ebola or other ailments, travelers should protect themselves when flying.

As we enter flu season in North America, it’s increasingly important that travelers continue to Read more…

Posted by CWT Savvy Traveler at 1:00am in Air Travel, Americas, APAC, CWT Traveler, EMEA

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N.Y. Times: Ebola small blip on business travel radar

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The Ebola virus. (Centers for Disease Control image)

As Joe Sharkey writes in the New York Times today, the Ebola virus disease’s “practical effects on business travelers have been minor so far.”

We mentioned last week that new screenings were being put in place and would affect a very small amount of travelers, perhaps 150 total across the five U.S. airports that are screening passengers (JFK, Newark, Dulles, Atlanta and O’Hare). And as Sharkey points out in his piece, no U.S. carriers fly to or from the countries most affected by the virus: Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.

“You look at the scenario of things that potentially could happen and the potential impact on the travel industry and there is cause Read more…

Posted by CWT Savvy Traveler at 4:43pm in Air Travel, Americas, APAC, CWT Savvy, CWT Traveler, EMEA, Safety & Security, Travel Tips

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