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- Richard Moss
5 Awesome Ways Travelling for Business Improves Your Life
The world is your oyster when you travel for business.
When you are offered the chance to jet set and represent your company abroad, instead of thinking about it as an inconvenient hassle that rips you out of your day-to-day, imagine the unlimited possibilities for growth in your professional and personal life.
Here are five awesome ways business travel will improve your life:
Heading to new places, meeting new people, and testing your own limits will help you become the best version of yourself. It’ll give you a fresh perspective that sparks new ways of thinking back home.
This is known as the ‘Expert Generalist’ effect of gathering bits of new knowledge from a wide range of places, cultures, and experiences that will give you an edge in business and across all aspects of your life.
Building new relationships in different cities and countries has zero downside. You never know how a new contact could be useful to you in the future (and vice versa), and if you ever come back for leisure, you’ll have a friend to show you all the best places to see, eat, drink, and do that you missed the first time around.
It’s not always going to be exotic, but business travel allows you to discover places you might never have chosen to visit before. Even if you have little downtime to explore the destination, you’ll be exposed to new customs, cultures, and ways of life that will open your mind expand your worldview.
Even creatures of habit can appreciate breaking out of a routine (or a rut) and embracing the new challenges and opportunities that travel brings. You become stronger, more adaptable, and more flexible in your mindset when each day is fresh and different on the road. It keeps you sharper and more aware of who you are and how you react to new situations, too.
The best part about travelling for business is that everything (you need) is FREE and you can sign up for travel rewards and perks programs to get even more stuff for free. Take full advantage of every free hotel stay, free meal, and free lobby fruit infused water you get along the way to make those perks count.
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