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By: Christie Brockhage
We all need to eat lunch. Right?
So, rather than sitting at your desk, cramming in the emails and the cafe's special of the day, make a plan to maximize your lunch time and expand your network by breaking bread with someone.
It can be a client or prospect, someone you know or someone you just met at a recent networking event or the new co-worker that you've barely had a chance to say hello to! Having challenges with a client? Now is the perfect time to set up a lunch meeting!
Once a week, make a plan to expand your professional network over lunch. There is something special that happens when breaking bread with someone. It will be tasty and educationally nutritious...Bon Appetit http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/bonappetit.htm
Christie Brockhage is the director of business development for Vitamin T, a division of Aquent. Vitamin T is the talent agency for digital creatives, providing designers, front-end developers and copywriters to mid-sized companies and ad agencies on a contract basis.