Has anyone else seen this article on why NOT to ask someone out for a business lunch?

I'm wondering what the thoughts are on the implication of this advice for improving your network.

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The article primarily emphasized realizing that asking someone to lunch is asking for a commitment.  It's a withdrawal, not a deposit.  You need to give back more than you get.  The young, promising candidate in the article had little to offer the executive in return for the time lost.