The Lure of Lunch.

Want to sell more?  Try this.  For one month, take someone different to lunch every day.  No repeats.  Choose people you haven’t caught up with in awhile — people you aren’t necessarily trying to sell anything to.  Don’t talk a lot.  Do listen a lot.  Ask them about their ideal client or customer.  Think about people or companies you know who fit that description, and offer to make an introduction.  Pick up the tab.  Write a follow-up note as soon as you get back to the office, thanking them for having lunch with you.  Without trying, you’ll build a lot of goodwill — and you will get good leads.