When to Ask Your Client to Drinks or Meals

When to Ask Your Client to Drinks or Meals

When is it okay to take clients to drinks vs meals?

-Brad H.


Asking busy, executive-level clients to drinks, lunch and especially dinner can sometimes do more harm than good. Follow our simple chart and you'll always be covered. Because asking a client to dine is not always fine.

Mark Suster is an aforementioned busy executive. Between selling companies to Salesforce and being an uber-successful VC, he wrote an insightful article on Buffer titled “Never Ask a Busy Person to Lunch. Here’s Why."

Mark breaks down when it's appropriate to ask an executive to coffee, drinks, lunch or dinner.

Don't have time to read the full article?  Here's our take:

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Evan is a Columbia Business School MBA and sales executive who's sold over 25 million dollars of technology services in is his career. Evan has expertise in sales, marketing, and leadership development.