Talking With Food In Your Mouth Could Cost You That Promotion
They say you get to know people by traveling with them. We say break bread with them to truly decode them. Watching someone's eating style is like peeling back the curtain to their inner soul. Ok, maybe that's a tad dramatic, but you get the gist. It reveals manners, cultural nuances and personality quirks. This entertaining Guardian piece on eating styles really got us thinking. We then unearthed this Forbes article, offering some nuggets of wisdom for navigating the stressful business dinner scenario: “The whole point is to draw the least amount of attention to oneself,”...“Not too sloppy, not too fussy.” That allows you best personality to come out—uneclipsed by your dining idiosyncrasies." Noted. Now pass us the salt. Please. [Said, artfully, with no food in mouth.]
Picture Credit: One of the coolest blogs we've found (Thanks Pinterest!). The snaps are excellent: An Angry Food Blog: Lady & Pups - Homecooking with extreme prejudice. You can read more about Mandy Lee, the blogger/cook, behind the site, here.