As we head into summer, thoughts of vacation typically occupy the minds of many. Of course, with the health crisis cresting again, this has caused many to change their outlook on the typical summer trip. It seems that some people are taking a break from their shelter in place at home by hitting the road in a recreational vehicle. Of course, there will be humor found in the stories of some of these new RV travelers. A recent Wall Street Journal article make note of a few anecdotes
For your own well being, take some time off for a personal reset and recharge. I have practiced this, and the break has been refreshing. We all need the change in routine from endless video conference calls, a break from working at home; and subsequently a re-engagement with colleagues and customers in person. But it may be too soon for this…
As we all know, COVID 19 is on the rise again. Cancellations and postponement of re-start activities are now impacting regions throughout the world. For our industry to move forward and thrive, action is needed from you. I urge all to take on the personal responsibility of safeguarding your health, as well as that of your fellow man. Use a mask please! Be aware of social distancing!
Regarding our profession, challenges remain in front of us. With these challenges, how are you able to contribute to the airport industry ecosystem?
This association provides opportunities for fresh ideas to become practice. Our committees welcome your participation. What is your passion? Government affairs? Technology and Innovation? We have a place for you on these committees. Are you a Young Professional in this ecosystem and would like to participate? We have an exciting opportunity for you via our YP Challenge. Our Marketing and Communications committee is taking on the challenge of building industry traction through this revised website, and by becoming a host location for posting industry responsible white papers. Your ideas can be communicated to the industry.
Utilize your vacation to energize yourself personally, and recharge for the professional challenges. Most of all, stay safe and be healthy!