Business travel should be more arcane than it is in the era of the web conference, but there are still circumstances where the old-fashioned version of Face Time, that is, actual time with a client or colleague face-to-face is preferable and necessary. There’s no real substitute for looking someone in the eye and the delivery of a firm handshake. Not yet, at least.
Traveling for business is time-consuming and expensive, though, so making the best use of that time is important. Here are five ideas that can improve the trip away from home.