Of course, everyone has heard the news about the air travel headaches (on a minor scale) and air travel security (on a major scale). It definitely has me contemplating exactly how much business travel I want to do.

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Fortunately, I’m not traveling by air this week as I am taking a break from speaking engagements. My next speaking engagement isn’t until September 14 at the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association’s Annual Conference in Rancho Mirage, California.

Though I’m not looking forward to the seven hours of air travel (including connection time) from Pittsburgh, I gotta admit that I’m really looking forward to the scenery in Rancho Mirage. Check out these photos…

For that scenery, I’d even consider driving there as one of my contingency plans should the air travel situation get more precarious!

Charles Dominick, SPSM
Next Level Purchasing, Inc.
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Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3 is an internationally-recognized business expert, legendary procurement thought leader, award-winning entrepreneur, and provocative blogger. Charles founded the Next Level Purchasing Association in 2000, oversaw its incredible growth, and successfully led the organization to its acquisition by the Certitrek Group in 2016. He continues to blog and provide advisory services for the NLPA on a part-time basis as he incubates his upcoming business innovations. Charles is also the co-author of the wildly popular, groundbreaking book, "The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies & Techniques For Supply Management Professionals."

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