Business travel can be overwhelming for the busy professional. In an effort to help you get the most out of your trip, we have searched for and evaluated several travel books that will be helpful to you, regardless of your field of expertise. This list is made up of current books, several of the books on this list being available as e-books as well as paperbacks.
- Your business trip starts before you leave your home.
Check out packing tips in Judith Gilford’s book, The Packing Book: Secrets of the Carry-on Traveler, that was written especially for the business person who wants to travel light. In the book available on Kindle, Judith Gilford shows you how you can pack a single carry-on in less time, making sure to take essentials by using her step-by-step bundle method.
- Deciding what needs to be done during your trip
Making Forbes’ list of the Top 10 Business Books in 2016, Keep it Simple: Unclutter Your Mind to Uncomplicate Your Life, Joe Calloway gives you practical tips to simplify your life and increase focus.
This book helps you stay in control of not only your business trip but the purpose of and professional goals. This is a great read for your flight, on the prompt Nashville airport shuttle or while enjoying a comfortable ride with one of our professional chauffeurs.
- Taking control of your professional success while traveling
Whether you are a new or seasoned professional in your field, traveling away from home can increase your stress levels, decrease your self-confidence, and hinder your ability to get more done on this trip. Learn how to get the most out of your next business trip with Carol Margolis’ book, Business Travel Success: How to Reduce Stress, Be More Productive and Travel with Confidence.
- Organization is essential to all areas of life including business travel
If you want to stay focused and on top of work tasks at your destination and back at the office, then staying organized is the key. Recommended by Publishers Weekly, Organize Your Business Travel: Simple Ways to Manage Your Work While You’re out of the office, is written by organizing expert, Ronnie Eisenberg, and freelance writer, Kate Kelly. The book is full of practical tips to help you stay productive and in control while you’re out of town.
- Building your brushing up on any necessary skills to handle the business task that awaits you
One of the most important things to keep in mind during business travel is what you will do at your destination. Business meetings that expect you to speak publically can increase your stress level and decrease your focus and enjoyment of the trip. Forbes recommends picking up a copy of Bobby Livingston’s book, Speak from the Heart: How to Master the Art of Public Speaking in 7 Easy Lessons.
There probably are many other business travel books that will help you have a successful business trip, but these are definitely the ones to look out for. Don’t forget to book our professional Nashville car service so you can enjoy a stress-free ride in any of our luxury vehicles. Leave the driving to our courteous and highly trained chauffeurs while you catch up on your reading, knowing you will arrive safely and on time at your destination.