Many people have a job that requires participating in meetings. Some folks spend their entire day in one meeting after another. Some of the dangers of the conference room, besides falling asleep and not getting any real work done, are the food and drinks that are often laid out for participants.
These seemingly harmless snacks add needless calories to your daily tally. Often they are low in nutritional value, whether soft drinks, cookies, potato chips, or other sweets. Some offices offer water and fruit as well, but it’s hard to compete with a moist chocolate chip cookie…
- Bring your own snack and water bottle to the meeting
- Sit as far as possible from the food
- Ask your company’s HR department to provide healthy snacks for meetings – nuts, fruits, and non-sweetened beverages
- Go to less meetings …
How do you navigate the dangerous snack environment in your company’s conference rooms?