Posted on Sep 16, 2008 | Comments 0
A lot of business travelers come off as know-it-alls, moving effortlessly from their town cars to their first-class lounges to the front of the plane, where they’re served mimosas, as they recline in their ergonomic leather seats.
But these so-called “road warriors” aren’t necessarily as smart as they look. If they were, then why would they spend half their lives on the road? After all, travel — and particularly air travel — is the civilian equivalent of water boarding when you aren’t sitting in first class.
And why would they spend so much money on it? Although business travelers comprise only one-third of airline passenger traffic, they account for more than half the air carriers’ revenue.
Truth is, business travelers are often trapped in thankless jobs, and their jet-setting lifestyle only seems glamorous.
A few years ago, Microsoft released a survey that suggested two-thirds of business travelers would just as soon spend time in a dentist’s chair as go on their next business trip. Enough said.
But you can learn something from our collective misery. Here are the three biggest sins committed by business travelers.
Read more at CNN
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