Read any of the most popular thought leaders of the day and they will talk about finding your tribe; what they mean is that you should surround yourself with people who understand you and want to be part of the things that you share with the world. It’s easy enough to say, but doing it is not as easy as they make it sound.
In the journey toward finding my tribe, the questions that come to mind are numerous. Who is a part of my tribe? How do I find others that are in my tribe? And the fears: what if I am alone? What if I wind up being a tribe of one?
I have been traveling for business a lot over the past number of years. And although I travel for work, I still enjoy traveling for pleasure as well. What I love even more is being able to travel for free or very inexpensively.
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When I first began traveling for business, it wasn’t that often. And what I realize now is that I missed many opportunities just because I didn’t understand the secrets to making travel work to my advantage. So whether you travel rarely, occasionally or quite often, these same tips for low-cost travel can work for you. (more…)
It happens to all of us: we are at an event where a meal is being served, and the round tables are stuffed with utensils, glasses, plates and tableware. If you aren’t careful you can end up taking someone else’s napkin or eating your neighbor’s bread.
The real problem in this scenario is that most often in these situations we are with people we want to impress (or at least not insult). And even if we learned the basics at home, at a crowded table there are too many options, and everything is so close it is hard to distinguish one person’s place setting from another. But I have a couple of easy tricks to minimize banquet embarrassments.