Why You Should Never Eat Lunch at Your Desk

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image credit: MeganMorris

I’ve heard it said that the US is the only culture in the world to eat and…eat and drive, eat and work, eat and talk about work. It’s part of being both a controlled time culture and a status motivation culture. Many Americans are trying to get more done to be more productive to realize greater success.

Many international students tell me eating and working is one of the hardest things to get used to while living in the USA.  According to the article “Why You Should Never Eat Lunch at Your Desk” by Lisa Evans, you shouldn’t have to. Stepping away from work to enjoy a meal can recharge your brain and boost your creativity. You might even increase productivity and become more successful. Click here for the full article.

Author: Grayson Leverenz

Grayson Leverenz founded MBA in the USA® to help international students build networks, find jobs, and have fun in the USA. Hundreds of global professionals have benefited from Grayson’s intercultural workshops, and she has worked with people from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, South Korea, the UK, and the USA to build effective virtual teams and craft brilliant careers.

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