Travel

Sabbatical in review

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After 164 days my sabbatical has come to an end and I begin the next chapter of my life. Tomorrow I have the privilege of starting a new job with Infor as a Retail...

Don’t sweat the small stuff

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“Don’t sweat the small stuff” is a term I’m sure you have read or heard many times in your life; I know I have! If you haven’t heard it...

When things go wrong

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“When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile,...

Language and the overuse of adjectives

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Earlier this week, prior to boarding a flight to Dallas the American Airlines staff member made an announcement about the flight and made the comment to all passengers in the...

Love and marriage ….

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Last weekend my wife (tee hee) and I exchanged vows and made a serious commitment to each other; i.e. marriage (‘we got married’ just does not sound apropos). It...

Know thy time ….

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This is one of the pillars of Peter Drucker’s book ‘The Effective Executive’ where he states that all executives should know thy time as time is finite. I think...

5 years away from Australia

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We all know time goes really fast. Today marks 5 years since I have left Australia to live overseas. What an adventure I have had in that time. Some numbers: 5 – The number...

Which side of the car does the petrol/gas reside?

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How many times have you asked yourself that question? Me, countless times until a few years ago. I was traveling with a colleague in a rental car and stopped at a petrol station...

Red eye flights

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Something significant happened to me this week. For the first time in over year I took my last weekly red-eye flight, which typically gets me from home in Los Angeles on Sunday...

The future of airline magazines

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It occurred to me of late that the future of airline magazines may be coming to an end. I take on average a minimum of 4 flights per week and haven’t touched an airline...