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Making the most of mealtime meetings.

This story appears in the September 1998 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

The power lunch (or breakfast, these days) can do a lot more for you than simply add to your caloric intake. It can take you and your dining partners away from office interruptions for a few hours of undisturbed business--on neutral ground. It can also be a way to remove workplace barriers and enjoy a more social atmosphere.

Whatever the intent, it's an opportunity to accomplish more than just business. That's why it's so important to make a practice of using your breakfast or lunch hours productively.

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