We live in a world filled with options. One trip to your local coffee spot and a barista can confirm this simply by asking: “Would you like that machiatto decaf or regular? Low-fat, nonfat, soy, almond, regular milk or half-and-half?” However, when it comes to packing for a business trip, the fewer choices you have, the better.
Combine today’s TSA screening with limited overhead space and propensity of airlines to taxi back to the runway canceling a flight, carrying light can sometimes feel like it is not an option.  According to multiple travel experts & stylists, the average business traveler packs approximately two times the amount of clothing needed for a business trip.
I’ve traveled to more than 50 countries, and most of the time I can do up to a two-week trip with one roll-aboard carry-on. How?Try these four steps, and your next business trip will be both lighter in suitcase and more substantial in style.
This article originally appeared on Inc.com. Finish reading here.