Tag Archives: Hosting a Business Meal

When Things Go Wrong at the Business Meal, Part One: Tabletop Navigation

Business meals are ideal venues to build rapport, develop business and maintain your network. At Goldie’s Table Matters we work to educate business professionals through workshops in Strategic Dining℠, ensuring they maximize the opportunities presented at the restaurant table. Only … Continue reading

Posted in Networking, Restaurant Dining, Soft Skills, Strategic Dining℠ | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Be Seated: The Importance of a Seating Chart to a Successful Business Meal

So many logistical and communicative factors combine and intersect to create flow and balance during the business meal conversation that, without a seating chart in mind, the host and all her guests will find themselves at a disadvantage. Want to take FULL advantage of the next meal you host? Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Restaurant Dining, Soft Skills, Strategic Dining℠, Women's Advancement | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

With Power Comes Responsibility: Rules For Hosting A Business Meal With Momentum

It breaks my heart when I see great opportunities lost. Hosting a business meal can present a powerful opportunity, provided the occasion is managed and designed to spotlight its own benefits. When their role is played expertly, a host conveys … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurant Dining, Soft Skills, Strategic Dining℠, Women's Advancement | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment