Category Archives: Business and Leadership

How to Live a Championship Life? Dr. Kevin Elko

It’s a new year and one of my resolutions is to attend more motivational seminars in 2017. Last month I attended a motivational conference at Frazer Memorial UMC in Montgomery Alabama.  Led by Dr. Kevin Elko, he is a world renowned … Continue reading

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Professional Tip: How To Make A Positive First Impression

I recently had the pleasure of attending GBTA-North Carolina’s Education Day. This year’s theme ‘Let’s Get Personal’, kept the interest of the audience for the entire day. The first session on Body Language in Business was conducted by Tanis Roeder, … Continue reading

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Professional Tip: Make a Difference That People Love

I recently attended a presentation by the author David Sturt, who spoke on the subject of creating great work as opposed to good work. David Sturt is an executive vice president of the O.C. Tanner Institute and author of The New York … Continue reading

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Increasing Compliance With Your Millennial Business Travelers

In case you haven’t noticed, the Millennial generation have recently become the butt of  jokes at conferences, twitter chats, and professional gatherings. Millennials, or Generation Ys,  are the most recent generation to enter the workforce. Currently in their early 20s – … Continue reading

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Christopherson Is A Concur Preferred Partner

One of the key differentiating factors for Christopherson Business Travel is our Concur Preferred Partner status. Though this is one of our most beneficial components, it is often overlooked by prospective travel managers or business travelers. Working closely with the … Continue reading

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Professional Tip: Body Language Shapes More Than You Think

In attempt to motivate and instill confidence in a fellow business professional, I recommended the TedTalk presentation, ‘Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are’ by Amy Cuddy. Though I had seen it before I decided to watch it again and I’m so glad … Continue reading

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Concerns for Corporations using Public Online Booking Sites

Sure, it’s quick and easy for business travelers to search for flights on public travel websites.  Watching the ticket price continually drop in front of your eyes; it’s hard to believe there’s a better deal anywhere else! But in the end that’s not … Continue reading

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Corporate retreats: A breath of fresh air for your company

Have you ever thought about taking your management team on a corporate travel retreat? If your immediate response was no, let me explain why you might want to consider using this innovative idea for your company. Let’s face it, executives … Continue reading

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Leadership, Influence, and Willing Followers

As we enter the New Year, it’s always good to reflect upon how we lead, if we really do lead, and what influences us to follow others. We can all be leaders and influence others. A formal title does not … Continue reading

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“The Handshake” and Communication Protocols for Better Business

All communication between computers requires that the devices agree on the format of the data. The parameters of a communications channel must be established before the digital “handshake” will allow the communication to begin. All communication between humans also requires that both parties … Continue reading

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