BY Cory Annis
As an entrepreneur, you have to make every moment of your hectic day count. That often leaves little time left to focus on a healthy lifestyle, especially when you’re travelling to drum up business.
The typical calorie-laden business meal can lay you flat and turn colleagues or potential customers into the unwitting saboteurs of your best health intentions. Even if breaking bread results in sealing that big deal, overindulging leaves you feeling sluggish and makes your subsequent 24 hours less productive.
To be sure, connecting over meals is a way to meet people, woo clients, and fight loneliness on the road. But if you don’t prepare for “temptation” ahead of time, you’re far more likely to succumb.
No matter how rational you think you are, most people are wired to overthrow those reasonable decisions in the heat of the moment, according to behavioral economist Dan Ariely.
Here are two quick steps to avoid that next dietary disaster and keep you on a healthy track: