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Business Lunch

Leveraging a Social Situation for Business Gain

Judith Bowman | Posted 02.04.2017 | Home
Judith Bowman

Today, when so many of us will traverse in and out of companies and continents the need for connections derived from business-related events and social settings becomes indispensable. This is something upon which the savvy business professional will capitalize.

Business Lunch

Judith Bowman | Posted 01.28.2017 | Home
Judith Bowman

With all due respect, no one suggests "lunch" because they think we look hungry and need to be fed! Many business transactions are either strengthened or shattered as a result of something we may or may not have done right at lunch.

You Shouldn't Be Doing These Things During A Business Lunch, But Probably Are

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.05.2015 | Home

Fast Company is always on your side, helping you figure out things like holiday work party etiquette, or how you really sound around your office crush...

7 Ways to Hone Your Business Hospitality Skills

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 07.26.2016 | Home
Jacqueline Whitmore

In some way, we all entertain for business at different times in our lives. It may be as simple as inviting a coworker into your home for a cup of coffee and a snack, inviting a visiting colleague to share a sandwich and soda in your office, dining with your boss at a nearby café, or treating a client to a cool beverage at the nineteenth hole after a round of golf.

Dining Etiquette: 7 Foods Not To Order On A Job Interview

Diane Gottsman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Home
Diane Gottsman

Pick and choose with caution.

The Business Lunch: 7 Simple Dining Skills You Can't Afford to Skip

Diane Gottsman | Posted 11.19.2013 | Home
Diane Gottsman

The reality is that a business meal has very little to do with the food and everything to do with the way you conduct yourself at the table. Are your dining skills up to par?

6 Tips for the Business Lunch

Women & Co | Posted 11.13.2013 | Home
Women & Co

Whether you're taking potential clients to lunch, meeting with colleagues, or acting as a mentor to a young person, here are some tips that will help make your lunch a successful one.

Should You Eat While You Negotiate?

Lakshmi Balachandra | Posted 04.01.2013 | Home
Lakshmi Balachandra

Across cultures, dining together is a common part of the process of reaching negotiated agreements. But are business deals actually improved when people discuss important matters over a meal?

Food Carts Thrive In Recession (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The expense account business lunch may be "one of the biggest casualties of the financial crisis," but business is booming in at least one noontime l...

Fake Your Expense Reports: NY Restaurant's Recession App Helps You Fudge Receipts (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Forget Lehman, Bear Stearns, and AIG. According to New York steakhouse Maloney & Porcelli, "one of the biggest casualties of the financial crisis is t...

5 Things You Should Never Order at a Work Lunch

Nicole Williams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Nicole Williams

A meal involving business is never about the food -- it's about building a relationship. So when it comes to ordering, be sure to avoid these five selections.

Business Lunches Hit Snag: No One Wants To Pick Up Tab

New York Times | LAURA M. HOLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It used to be a common sight from Sparks to Spago -- the boisterous scrum as diners wielding corporate cards dove for the lunch bill, crying "I'll get...