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Uber and Lyft Are Now Public Companies: Will Their Fees Stay Cost Effective for Travelers? – Business Travel Article

Uber and Lyft Are Now Public Companies: Will Their Fees Stay Cost Effective for Travelers? On Friday — the day when Uber went public — I requested an Uber X to go 1.8 miles at 12:45 p.m. from my home in downtown Chicago. The cost was was known up front: $16.39. I was surprised by the price and assumed there was a justification for surge. After riding, it didn’t seem justified from my perspective. Road conditions were perfectly clear. Weather…

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Chicago South Loop Explorers Creates Walks to Highlight Best Things to Do in Chicago’s South Loop – Business Travel Article

Chicago South Loop Explorers Creates Walks to Highlight Best Things to Do in Chicago’s South Loop The Chicago South Loop is one of the city’s most vibrant and thriving neighborhoods today. And if you enjoy walking, joining the Chicago South Loop Explorers — a new Meetup group we created — may be the right group for you. And it’s free. The South Loop is packed with unique things to do. I walk the South Loop all the time and felt it would be…

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New Meeting Format: Conversations and Input – Business Travel Article

New Meeting Format: Conversations and Input We all know Q&A: That moment at the end of a session where the audience gets a few minutes to ask a few questions. Frequently, the usual suspects will grab their chance (and the microphone) to make a statement, rather than ask a question. And then, the session is over… This still happens a lot in corporate meetings and association conferences, seminars, etc. Should we really call Q&A interaction? One participant asking a question…

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