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Archive for April, 2015

Traveling for Work: Hong Kong

Hong Kong is an exciting, vibrant city. It has an incredible urban feel that contrasts with the surrounding jungle, jagged mountains and the harbor. I’ve mentioned before it’s one of my favorite places to visit and cities for work – the business culture is at the same time classic and elegant yet edgy and hip. Here, longtime Hong Kong photographer Carsten … Continue Reading →

Traveling for Work: Singapore

Singapore is the fourth and final city on my work trip to Asia. And I love finishing here. Perhaps it’s because of the heat slowing everyone down, but the pace feels relaxed in the best sense. The weather is an issue – it’s always between 80 – 90 degrees Fahrenheit with varying levels of humidity (lots … Continue Reading →

Visiting the Great Wall of China

One of the first things other executives told me when I started traveling internationally for work was to make time each day for something non-work related. Even if it was just going out for street noodles in Tokyo at 11 pm or going for a run along the water in Sidney on a 24-hour trip, … Continue Reading →

Traveling for Work: Shanghai

Being in mainland China is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. The scales are just massive – Shanghai completely dwarfs the major cities in the States (26 million people in the city will do that). Coming here, the world feels very big – and I feel very small! It’s exhilarating and intimidating all at the same … Continue Reading →

Traveling For Work: 5 Essential Items

Tomorrow I’ll leave for my third business trip to Asia in the past year. (I talked about it here, here and here.) As always, the trip will bring a mixture of incredible excitement and deep exhaustion. I’ll be in 4 cities in 10 days and I’ll spend approximately 27 hours actually on airplanes, much more than that … Continue Reading →

Take it to Work: Embellished Tops

One on my favorite looks from NYFW were embellished – either embroidered or bejeweled – tops paired with neutral, tailored pieces. I’m generally not a fan of suits, but they are a reality for many of us in the working world. Here, the suit tones down the bejeweled top while the top jazzes up the classic … Continue Reading →