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The Way of the Road Warrior. Lessons in Business and Life from the Road Most Traveled. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2243915
  • Book
  • November 2005
  • 256 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The Way of the Road Warrior offers weary business travelers inspiration, advice, and practical skills for conquering the competition while conducting business on the road.  This business traveler’s handbook is written by Robert L. Jolles - salesman, consultant, professional speaker, and veteran “Road Warrior” who has logged more than twenty years and two million miles in the air.  In The Way of the Road Warrior, he delves into his personal journal and wealth of experience to offer insights on the sometimes difficult balancing act between work, travel, and family.

Robert Lewis Stevenson wrote, “The most beautiful adventures are not those we go to seek.” In these pages, readers will find that a chance conversation with a cab driver can be as valuable as a sit-down with a CEO.  Jolles also speaks to the dangerous and addictive aspects of business travel and doesn’t sugarcoat the toll it takes on those who wait at home. From beginning to end, The Way of the Road Warrior will teach you why business travel isn’t just a way to do your job, but a warrior’s path to insight, wisdom, and so very much more.

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Foreword “The SOBs in the Metal Tube” by F.W. Sanzenbacher, Retired Captain, United Airlines.


CHAPTER ONE: Some Days Are Better Than Others.

CHAPTER TWO: When the Other Team Doesn’t Play Fair.

CHAPTER THREE: Deals and Dealers.

CHAPTER FOUR: Workflow: Go? Or No Go?

CHAPTER FIVE: Danger Zones and Detours.

CHAPTER SIX: Battling Slumps and Other Emotional Traps.

CHAPTER SEVEN: “Houston,We’ve Got a Problem”.

CHAPTER EIGHT: Finding the Positives.

CHAPTER NINE: Victory Over Self.

CHAPTER TEN: The Way of Technology.

CHAPTER ELEVEN: 9/11: For George.

CHAPTER TWELVE: Overcoming the Addiction.

CHAPTER THIRTEEN: The End of My Confessions.


The Author.

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Robert L. Jolles
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