Must-Read Business Books for Your Next Flight

Long flight ahead of you? You’d probably like to use the time to be productive, but WiFi connections at 35,000 feet are spotty at best, battery life is limited and power cords are clunky. Thankfully there’s an alternative that never loses a signal, runs out of battery or requires an outlet: a book. Make it […]

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Setting Professional Development Goals for 2019

“New year, new me.” Who isn’t tired of hearing this line that’ll be true for a month until we fall back into our old habits? It’s time to focus on goals that complement who we already are, all while being realistic and achievable. With career goals being one of the most common forms of New […]

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Not Feeling Well? How to Survive Traveling While Sick

It’s been said that there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. When it comes to the holidays and the dreaded cold and flu season, those two certainties change to traveling and getting sick. Although it’s best to avoid travel altogether when you’re feeling under the weather, that’s not always possible, and illness […]

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Where to Go for a Business Lunch in Jersey City

Image courtesy of Vu Restaurant As one of the largest banking and finance centers in the United States, Jersey City is buzzing with commerce that rivals even Wall Street, the city’s Hudson River neighbor to the east. In fact, Jersey City’s downtown district Exchange Place is nicknamed “Wall Street West” due to the concentration of […]

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When to Consider Temporary Housing Options

Life throws us many different scenarios that can shake up our living situation. Sometimes a solution is easy and obvious, but other times there’s a need for more alternative accommodations. Temporary furnished housing, also called corporate housing, can be a wonderful option for many people with various needs dictated by their employment, health, family, home […]

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How to Keep Your Dog Happy While Living in an Apartment

As much as many of us wish we could quit our jobs, move into a big suburban house and be a stay-at-home dog parent, most pet lovers don’t have such luxuries. Instead, our realities involve a balance of living in a small apartment, working a nine-to-five job and taking care of Fido as best we […]

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What is bleisure? Inside the business travel trend

The travel industry can’t stop talking about bleisure – a portmanteau of business and leisure and the jet-setting trend of the moment. According to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation, over a third of North Americans reported having taken a bleisure trip in the last year. It’s transforming the world of business travel, reflecting […]

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How to Deal with Isolation When Working Remotely

Working remotely has its perks: privacy, autonomy, flexibility, a comfortable setting, working in your pajamas, etc. It also comes with challenges, however, the most frequently cited one being feelings of isolation and loneliness. These sentiments are understandable, but as business travel and telecommuting become increasingly commonplace, the fact is you’re not as alone as you […]

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Best Restaurants for a Business Lunch in Midtown NYC

The business lunch is often seen as a thing of the past, conjuring up images of suit-clad men discussing million-dollar deals over oysters and martinis. In New York City, however, arguably the most ambitious and food-centric city in the world, the “power lunch” is here to stay. NYC is crawling with restaurants perfect for combining […]

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What’s the Difference between Serviced Apartments and Hotels?

Travelers face many choices when they take a trip, and one of them is what kinds of accommodations to book. Gone are the days when a hotel was the only option — these days, business and leisure travelers on an extended trip can choose to stay in a serviced apartment instead of a hotel. A […]

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