Have you ever had a stranger not thank you after you’ve held the door open for him? Or, as you’re searching the shelves in a supermarket, someone passes in front of you and doesn’t say “Excuse me?” In life, we should probably learn to let this little stuff go, in order to keep our sanity. But in business, we can’t afford to take anything for granted. Whether you’re the client or the business owner, you want to be on your best behavior and learn, as they say, how to “give good lunch.” Etiquette, manners and behavior are second nature to… Read More
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The Best Restaurants to Take Clients to in Manhattan
There was a time when the three-martini business lunch was commonplace. Partnerships were formed, deals were made, terms negotiated, and more often than not, the only food eaten a cocktail olive or two. Those days are over. Technology has all but taken over the world, usurping the daily luncheon with the click of a mouse. And yet sometimes, nothing can take the place of good, old-fashioned face time. Whether it’s dining out with someone with whom we’ve been doing business from across the world who’s on a visit to Manhattan, or courting new clients and attracting potential new business, the… Read More
It’s NYC Restaurant Week: Treat Your Clients to Lunch!
Yes, it’s that time of year again — one of two times, actually — to which New York foodies look forward with great anticipation and salivation: New York Restaurant Week! To the uninitiated among you, including those NYC newbies who are still trying to figure out the difference between the C and E Trains, allow us, you friendly neighborhood NYC office space team, to answer all your questions. What the #$&! is Restaurant Week? Twice a year, during the winter and summer seasons, around 300 participating NYC restaurants offer prix fixe lunches and dinners, Monday through Friday, often at a… Read More