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Tips and tricks for the modern businessman
6AM: Early morning run. Resolutions aren’t so hard to keep when the music (literally) plays to your own beat.
7AM: Choose a room-commanding power suit (just follow GQ’s tips for each body type) and remember to add accessories. Cuff links and accent socks go a long way.
8AM: Grab a cup of coffee and get to the office early to crush it.
9:30AM: Client meetings all morning. Although this is run-of-the-mill, don’t forget to brush up on your meeting skills to keep things running smoothly.
12PM: Conduct a meeting with senior management. Just don’t forget the fundamentals of business.
1PM: Lunch with the guys. Get away from the office for a quick bite, a walk, anything to help you clear your mind for an hour or so. Studies show that leaving your cube helps you think outside the box.
2PM: Take a client call and work on proposals and paperwork. This time also usually includes tweeting. That’s right – businessmen tweet, too.
6PM: Happy hour with coworkers and dinner on the town. Swap your office attire for a more casual button-down before heading out (yes, this requires planning ahead). Go for something with a fun, printed cuff to stand out from the sea of suits.
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By Abigail Kuzia, Editor
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