Anyone who knows me is aware that one my favorite things is enjoying a good cup of coffee. The only thing better, is sharing a good cup with friends, co-workers or family.
One of the reasons that I appreciate “coffee meetings” is because it’s cordial and civil due to the environment – by design. It is a challenge to deliver difficult information at any time, but it is somehow more civilized when shared over a good cup of java. While waiting in line at my favorite coffee shop today, I had “a moment.” I visualized my younger self (ten years ago) sitting at the table with the coffee of the day (french vanilla). I joined her (my younger self) at the table to talk. Listen…
This post was originally published on HobsonTraining.com Nov 16, 2014 and updated on September 15, 2018.
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