If you are a corporate or business travel manager, your cup will be almost filled with planned business meets international flights and much more. However, there is a time for everything and finding the time to read a book matters a lot in the overall development of your mind and soul. We have picked 10 of the best books you must be reading like a travel manager and they cover different areas of operation such as negotiation, travel, leadership, health, personal development, etc.
1. Book: You Can Negotiate Anything: The World’s Best Negotiator Tells You How to Get What You Want
Author: Herb Cohen
One of the best books on negotiation among scores of similar books. Written by a seasoned negotiator on several business boards, this book is one for your taking and would turn you into an expert negotiator when negotiating with your employees or travel agencies and operators.
2. Book: Travel Health Guide: Everything You Need to Know Before You Leave, While You’re Away After You’re Back
Author: Dr Mark Wise
Travel Health Guide is a simple–to–use, no–nonsense book written in layman’s terms by an experienced physician who is a specialist in travel medicine. This book can go in as a traveller’s essential, whether he/she is a new or a seasoned globetrotter and gives you all the latest key medical information you need anytime during travel.
3. Book: Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time
Author: Keith Ferrazzi
This best–selling business classic deals with the power of relationships, sprinkled with comprehensive practical advice for making connects in this digitally connected world.
4. Book: Leadership Lessons from a Chef: Finding Time to Be Great
Author: Charles Carroll
This book is about weaving excellence in the professional kitchen. Authored by an award–winning Certified Executive Chef, he draws success stories and analogies from his years of experience serving wisdom in plain language instead of abstract management lessons, in addition to practical tools and ideas for an effective team building environment.
5. Book: Business Travel Management: Developing & Managing a Corporate Travel Program
Author: Oren Gordon
If you are looking for a comprehensive corporate travel management book, in addition to scurrying related resources online, then it is it. Written by someone who knows the tricks of the trade, the book serves as a primer for the beginners as well as advanced levels.
Don’t go away as we have more books for the rather busy business travel manager in the concluding part of this blog post.