At my previous job, I traveled at least two weeks out of every month. I maintained this schedule for three solid years. I was on the road so much that I had to check my itinerary every morning just to remember where I was. I reached the point where business travel was making me and my family miserable. I felt guilty about leaving them so much and they missed me while I was gone.
Although many people believe that business trips are glamorous, they really aren’t. Most of the time you only get to see hotel rooms and airports. But business travel doesn’t have to be all drudgery. After a couple of years of bland hotel food and general travel frustation, I decided to change my attitude about travel and make the most of the opportunities I was given.
You can also make your next business trip more enjoyable and remain connected to your family by following these 10 tips: