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... that was to take us from to the airport (to avoid parking charges for the next 18 days.) Apparently the driver was unfamiliar with where we live, put a slightly wrong address in his GPS and was 20 minutes away when we needed to be heading to the airport. We drove ourselves, only to discover that Delta (bless her ...
... even want BCD staff to be located in their area (or even on-site). As I mentioned, the tight-nit structure allows the company to be considerably flexible in its client relationships. In contrast to competitors, BCD has foregone the cookie-cutter approach and, in so doing, shows how it can take on the world.
PS - I also discovered today how BCD was involved in the relief effort surrounding Hurricane "Sandy"! This company is full of surprises.
During our first meeting, we discussed key aspects about my expectations for the next five weeks, as I get ready to travel the world and discover the story of this company. My programme looks like this:
- July 7 - 11: Atlanta
- July 13-15: Buenos Aires
- July 16-17: Lima
- July 18-25: Atlanta
- July 27-August 2: Bangalore
- Aug 4-5: Utrecht
- Aug 6: Hamburg
This week we are spending the week at BCD Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. Today was very overwhelming, but in the best way possible. There was so much information thrown our way that it was vital for us to do our best to take it all in. Throughout the day, we had such an amazing opportunity to meet with the leadership of this company. We even had the opportunity to meet with John Snyder, President ...
... and their existence and scale is proof that Atlanta is a world class city. That said they have no bearing on me deciding to move to Atlanta. These are akin to NYC’s Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building. You only visit them when you first visit the city or are showing it off to visiting family and friends. All the other times you’re ...