If you are a business traveler, you may think for a second
about the answer as to what stresses you the most, but you
probably won’t think for long. A recent survey found that
delayed flights were most disturbing to business travelers.
While the telecommunications industry has tried to sell its
telecommuting tools for years, some industries are slow to
embrace the ever evolving products to facilitate less hours
on the road.
In California business travel still is going strong,
especially when it comes to business meetings at beach
destinations. Bringing families along provides for the cheap
vacation a family might not otherwise afford or enjoy. He or
she works and attends meetings, while the rest of the group
gets to see Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz,
Diego Beaches, or Surf City.
Is there stress in this type of business traveler?
Indeed! Caring for the family provides additional focus away
from the job tasks, but like it or not, it is a fact that
business travelers do bring families along or meet them in
The benefit of travel is the tax write-off when tied
directly to meetings and specific job functions.
Don't avoid those trips if it will hamper your job
performance reviews, but do try to make time for some fun,
especially when your business travel involves a California