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Unformatted text preview: Dining for the Savvy P rofessional Most sales representatives find themselves dining with their clients from time to time. Sharing a meal provides a more relaxed environment than the typical conference room. People buy from people they like, and the dining environment gives your client an opportunity to get to know you better. You also get to know your client on a more personal level. To ensure a successful dining event, there are a few things that are good to bear in mind. Eat Before Dinner Why? You dont want people to perceive that you are more interested in food than in business. After all, the business lunch or dinner is all about business, not about eating. You wont make a good impression if you are vacuuming up your food like youre starving. People watch when you eat and make judgments about your etiquette in general. Consider Various Tastes Choose a restaurant that offers variety. Remember, your clients could have strict eating guidelines. Some will look for a low calorie offering on the menu. Others may prefer guidelines....
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- Spring '10