Chapter Four
Real Networking and How It Works
I have eaten only vegetarian food—no meat, fish, or fowl—for 30 years. When I first started eating that way, it was unfashionable. In restaurants, I sometimes had to order special dishes that weren’t on the menu. I usually didn’t tell people I was vegetarian, because it was thought a little strange.
These days, it’s not so unusual. In some places, it’s even quite fashionable. It’s considered healthy. Vegetarian menu items have become much more common. In fact, the last time I checked, even Burger King had a veggie burger.
Sometimes when I’m leading seminars small enough to have a discussion, I talk about vegetarian restaurants with the group. “Do you know of any vegetarian restaurants?” is how I ...

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