I will be the first to admit that I hate airline travel. It is unreliable, inconvenient, expensive and down right unpleasant. We avoid business travel if we can. In that vein, both principals at JFM took great umbrage to a recent article in Frontier Airline’s in-flight magazine.
Some sales putz flew to
We have hundreds of long-term clients – I have only met a few of them. Would I like to go make sales calls? Sure. Like many companies, one of our contact’s marketing departments has shrunk by 180 people. Who has the time to have people fly in for meetings and the requisite after hours socializing where the real work gets done? Five minutes in an abbreviated email is five minutes more than most people have to spare. Travel throws the work/life balance even further off kilter than it already is.
Of course, I did write this on a plane on my way back from an on site client meeting...