Coffee is the breakfast beverage of choice for many people around the globe. It is also the drink that many productive conversations happen over. It doesn’t matter if you like coffee or not, the smell of a fresh brewed pot can be enticing; it also brings together many friends and potential deals.
“Let’s meet for coffee” says someone who wants to share some ideas with you. If someone asks you to meet for coffee to discuss a potential deal or job possibility, don’t respond with “I don’t drink coffee”. If there is a potential for improving your career, find it in yourself to drink a cup! This is not the time to be unique and try the iced raspberry tea; this is the time to be uniform and share ideas over the common beverage that brings people together. We all want to show our individualism and leave a lasting impression; however when it comes to coffee, stick with conformity.
So you meet at a local Starbucks and you are mortified when you look at the menu board. Where is the plain cup of coffee? Here’s a simple line up:
- Venti (large)
- Mocha (a little chocolate to give it some flavor)
- With a shot of raspberry/hazelnut/various other flavor shots (the sweetness counters the bitterness of the coffee)
There are so many choices for a simple cup of joe. It might be best to write down your choices and keep a cheat sheet in your purse or wallet, just in case. Fair warning: the price is scarier than the ordering from this huge menu!
Drinking coffee has turned into an art form. If luck is on your side and the place you meet for coffee is simple, just ask for cream and extra sugar. This will tame the bitterness and make it more pleasurable for a novice.
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