“Work” is where the heart is

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Nearly every day, I make the short trek from my new California summer residence to my favorite spot for morning latte, catching up on the daily newspapers (WSJ, NY Times and USA Today) and to settle in for the “workday”. As one of those die-hard entrepreneurs, who loathes the traditional work space and God-forbid  “Cubicle […]

How does one measure success?

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Which of us hasn’t faced adversity…numerous times? The true test of one’s character is his or hers response to adversity. Life events simply happen to us all, some good, some bad. I have been an entrepreneur for over forty years. That is, I’ve never actually had a job or a career path other than starting […]

Private Jets Lose Their Lustre

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Traditionally, flying privately has only been something the very wealthy can afford to do, but with today’s “sharing economy”, many companies have made it possible to fly on a private jet for a more economical price. Through the sharing business model, companies have put together pricing on seats for scheduled routes, so that the average joe can afford a […]

The Queen’s Birthday Commemorated in Gold

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For Britain 2016 marks a very important year full of exciting celebrations. The Queen’s 90th birthday has been highlighted by many events and activities to celebrate the longest-reigning monarch in British history. Born on April 21, 1926, to Prince Albert, Duke of York – later King George VI, and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Elisabeth II became the Queen of […]

The Brexit debate: What impact would leaving the EU have on the tourism industry?

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With Brexit looming large, we asked a panel of International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) – aka the leading source of global hospitality expertise and counsel – for their opinions on how Brexit will affect the hospitality and tourism industry. Why Brexit is bad for business Jonathan Worsley, Chairman of Bench Events and ISHC member Why make access […]