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Indispensable! Becoming the Obvious Choice in Business and in Life by Robert Nix, David Cottrell

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CHAPTER 11Business Is Business

Eat and drink with your relatives;do business with strangers.—GREEK PROVERB

You have been invited to a business lunch at one of the best restaurants in town. Upper management will be there, an important client will be there, and many of your peers will attend.

As you enter the restaurant, you are immediately greeted with honor by the establishment’s staff, and you are led to the table. This is a rare event indeed. The elegance and ambiance of this restaurant surpass the typical dining spots you frequent. There are more glasses and utensils by your charger plate than you use in a week. You attempt to look refined and select your seat as those around do so as well.

A well-dressed host grabs your napkin and folds it ...

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