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power breakfast

1. A high-powered business meeting conducted during a breakfast meal at a restaurant. Whenever I travel for business, I always try to schedule power breakfasts with clients the morning after I arrive in order to maximize my time.
2. Any breakfast-time meal that is considered especially nutritious and energy-rich. For an incredible power breakfast, try a poached egg and smashed avocado on thick-cut wholegrain toast, with a small bowl of unsweetened granola in oat milk.
See also: breakfast, power
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power lunch/breakfast

An important business meeting conducted over lunch (or breakfast) for exchanging high-level information or pushing one’s product or cultivating contacts. In Fast Company (April 1, 2004), an article headed “Just Don’t Call It a Power Lunch” claims it should simply be called a business lunch (or breakfast). Nevertheless, the term, dating from the second half of the 1900s, persists.
See also: breakfast, lunch, power
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