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Are You Working in a Focused Way…or Just Looking Busy?

“I’ve been busy, so busy” people love to say, like it’s something to be proud of. I prefer the quote, “Busy is a sign of weakness.” It means you don’t know

Are You Measuring the Right Success Statistics?

Are you looking at the stats that really matter, or the vanity metrics that are in your face every day? If you spend much time listening to other travel bloggers at

Is Instagram Killing Travel?

This “Instagram killing travel” article was originally commissioned by a major magazine, but was vetoed by the editor’s boss before publication and I received a kill fee. Two other print editors

An Interview with Tammilee Tillison

I recently met the woman behind Tammilee Tips after the TBEX North America conference, when we were on a post-trip together in lovely car-free Holbox Island, off the Yucatan Peninsula. After

An Interview with Lucas Aykroyd

I love something that Lucas Aykroyd says in our interview today: “Delivering good features that aren’t stock fare opens doors.” He would know: he’s written for the likes of National Geographic