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Lesson 11. Going on the Road - Pg. 48

48 Chapter 11. Going on the Road In this lesson, you will learn how to make those business trips a little easier by understanding what to take and what to delegate. Planning Ahead Everything begins with planning, and the same is true for going on the road. Poor planning results in having to buy a second copy of something you already have, the inability to get something done because something else was left behind, and the likelihood of being "called on the carpet" by your boss upon returning to the office. Regardless of the level of personal and/or company high-tech capacities, each of the following issues should be addressed before going on the road: · Confirm all business appointments by phone and follow up with an e-mail before leaving. · Confirm reservations (airline, car rental, hotel, restaurant, and so on) at least three days before