The National Foreign Trade Council estimates the United States has lost $31 billion in international business between 2002 and 2004 due to tightened entry regulations that went into effect post-9/11. Bloomberg News predicts new U.S. visa requirements will mean even bigger losses as companies abroad choose to meet in countries that are easier to enter. […]
In the race to make every element more functional and friendly, hotels are giving their check-in desks the boot, preferring to station front-desk personnel at lobby “pods” or stations with multiple computers, similar to what is found at retail stores.
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If you do not play golf for business, you are missing an opportunity, says David Collins of Business Golf Success. This is where relationships are built, he says. His advice to beginners? Learn how to get out of the cart quickly and take your turn quickly. Dont take too long looking for golf balls. Take […]