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What’s everyone’s experience with traveling these days - how often and for what reasons? And where do you anticipate it going? I’ve left consulting but considering coming back, under the assumption that the regular 4 day travel week is basically not coming back (tho obv client / project specific and certainly will make sense sometimes). Am I nuts?

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I’ve been doing 4 days a week every other week for the past 6 months personally, I know some cases doing every week

Back at client site, I’m NYC


Changes based on teams. I've seen: - 4 days a week at clients (rare) - 2-3 days a week or every other week co-location (common) - Remote except for kickoff and key meetings/workshops (common) - Full remote (common) I think full 4 days gone and at client sites will be a rarity except for operational implementations. But it is anyone's guess at this point.

Extremely helpful, thanks so much!

Been having the hybrid/flex travel model with 2-3 days colocating. I have yet to actually go to a clients office for more than 1 meeting. On this current project, my manager is pregnant and can’t travel so the team came to her which is awesome! On your second question - kind of nuts. Remote work comes with its own challenges as expectations for output have yet to re-adapt back to the travel model.

Thanks! Yeah I’m actually fully remote now and sick of it, so not expecting that to continue and very happy to do some traveling as needed, even 50% is probably ok. Just not interested in the full road warrior lifestyle again with a family

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