Some people eat lunch at their desks. The rationale is “Clients might call because they need me.” This is highly unlikely because they are out eating lunch themselves. Where you eat can actually lead to new business.

Do not take my word for it. When writing my book, Captivating the Wealthy Investor, I interviewed the president of a bank with about 32 branches. That was years ago. Today they have grown to 48 locations. The president explained he started eating lunch outside the office when he first joined as a loan officer and continued to the present day, unless he is needed at a meeting.

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