I’m working with a guest speaker at the moment to design and present a talk about crisis management in business. During the practice session he said don’t forget to have a ‘well deserved’ drink after managing a crisis.
A reward of an adult beverage really is embedded in our culture.
Got through a hard day at work? Pour a drink and take a load off. Back from a mind numbing commute? Pop open a nice cool one. Got through a tough situation? Belly up to the bar and tell us what your favorite poison is.
Happy hour. Free food as a reward for buying drinks. Oh, and — there’s a 2-for-1 drink deal going on for the next two hours of Happy Hour too. Drink up! You deserve it!