I never liked Networking until…

April 5, 2017 in Etiquette Tips

I have a confession to make …I’ve never liked networking. Just thinking of going to an event and attempt awkward conversation with strangers …made me nauseous. But that’s changed in […]

First Impression Lessons from Trump & Clinton

September 27, 2016 in Etiquette Tips, Home

If you were 1 of the 80 million people that tuned in to see Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in their first presidential campaign, what were some of […]

3 Reasons We Should Be Slow to Judge

March 7, 2015 in Etiquette Tips, Home

By Michael Hyatt Avoiding a Bad Diagnosis Identifying what’s wrong with a situation—including the attitude and actions of the people involved—is absolutely necessary in business and the rest of our […]

The Art of Managing your Manager – Business Etiquette

September 4, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Having a great relationship with your manager/supervisor is essential towards enhancing your career, corporate image, business etiquette and making your work environment pleasurable. Always try and see yourself and your […]

3 Slang words to avoid in your vocabulary

May 22, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

  To sound instantly smarter at work, avoid the use of “weed/slang” words such as: 1. Awesome -Inventing a new cure for a disease is awesome because it’s awe inspiring. […]

4 Conversations Dominating The Workplace

May 5, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

I recently came across a phenomenal workplace communication model, The 4 Workplace Conversations designed by Skip Weisman, a leadership & communication expert. According to Weisman 75% of these workplace conversations […]

8 Phrases To Erase From Your Vocabulary

April 1, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

  Here is a list of redundant phrases I obtained from Mickie Kennedy (CEO of Erelease) you should eliminate from your writing and speaking and improve your business etiquette. 1. […]

12 Body Language Signals To Be Aware Of

March 24, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Actions speak louder than words – what are you saying? One of the keys to command powerful presence is how you communicate through your body language. Think of powerful leaders, […]

The 5 worst business handshakes – Business Etiquette

March 5, 2014 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Your handshake is the business card you leave behind – people will always remember you by it. Ensure at all times your handshake demonstrates your personal brand and professional business […]

Step Up Your Elevator Etiquette – Business Etiquette

November 28, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

More than 70% of people do not follow the correct elevator etiquette. Are your elevator manners up to scratch? Here are some elevator etiquette tips to make our trip from […]

4 Reasons Why Business Etiquette is Essential

November 14, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Do you practice good business etiquette? Have you ever lost a client and didn’t know why? Have you ever forgotten a person’s name two minutes after being introduced? When many […]

Gift Etiquette Tips – Business Etiquette

November 13, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Proper etiquette around office gift giving can be tricky. Here are some helpful office gift giving etiquette tips to make sure your gift is a success. 1. Find out your […]

Corporate Etiquette – Business Etiquette

November 9, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

  The Importance of Corporate Etiquette in the Business World In order to understand the importance of corporate etiquette, you first need to understand what it is. Etiquette in the […]

6 tips to be a great hostess – Business Etiquette

November 1, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Entertaining is defined in the dictionary as to “show hospitality”. When entertaining or hosting a function it’s important to remember that all the fine china and crystal in the world […]

23 Must-Know Office Party Etiquette Tips

October 31, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

At all times remember the word office in office party. There is a level of professionalism still expected of you when you attend an office party. You don’t want to […]

18 tips to master the art of small talk-Business Etiquette

October 30, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Do you just dread the networking event or company function coming up because it means you need to make small talk with strangers? Making an effort to improve your small […]

Are you at a Career Crossroads? Business Etiquette

October 11, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

It is quite normal to have days when you dread going to work, days when you feel underpaid, unappreciated and resentful. However, if you are so bitterly unhappy at the […]

Discover the 8 Pillars of Trust-Business Etiquette

October 3, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Trust can’t be built overnight. It requires time, effort, diligence, and character. Inspiring trust is not slick or easy to fake. Trust is like a forest. It takes a long […]

10 tips to build work relationships – Business Etiquette

September 27, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Building positive relationships and getting along with others is crucial for your career success. Easier said than done you may say – you haven’t met my boss or haven’t dealt […]

6 tips to bowl over a dream boss, as featured in Cosmo – Business Etiquette

September 25, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

People judge you within the first few seconds of meeting you. In the latest Cosmopolitan magazine I contributed to the article “30 Seconds That Can Change Your Life and shared […]

8 etiquette tips for young workers – Business Etiquette

September 25, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Young workers are known for their energy, enthusiasm, and willingness to learn, but many times their lack of experience and professionalism comes back to bite them when they want a […]

5 tips to manage your online brand – Corporate Image

September 19, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Your online brand reputation is made up of what people can find about you when they tap your name into a search. In today’s interconnected world your online brand is […]

9 ways to display confident body language – Corporate Image

September 11, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Body language can communicate our confidence or lack thereof.  This can affect the outcome of a business or social situation at any point in time. 1. Lean forward. When talking […]

8 ways to build your confidence – Business Etiquette

September 11, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Imagine what you could accomplish if you were confident in any situation? Confidence is something you can achieve but in order to do so you need to proactively develop it […]

12 steps to be a ‘small talk’ expert – Business Etiquette

July 24, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Small talk acts as an icebreaker to “real” conversations. By learning the art of small “talk” you can make others feel valued and comfortable in your presence. In this way […]

7 tips to improve your listening skills – Business Etiquette

July 24, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Did you know that 70% of what individuals hear is misunderstood or misinterpreted? The reason for this is that few of us have been taught to listen. Schools focus on teaching […]

Can I flirt with a colleague? Business Etiquette

July 8, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

The most acceptable office romances are between singles and only if handled respectfully and discreetly.  At no time confuse an office romance with an office affair. An office affair is […]

8 Secrets To Office Professionalism – Business Etiquette

July 8, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

The appropriate business etiquette will assist you towards obtaining that raise, promotion, or just to be taken seriously. Follow these 8 tips to maintain professionalism at work: 1)REFRAIN FROM GOSSIPING […]

10 Tips For Meeting Excellence – Business Etiquette

July 6, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Many people think leading a meeting means reading out the agenda – if there is even one! Below are some principles; which if followed can result in meeting excellence and […]

8 Ways To Reignite The Passion For Your Job – Business Etiquette

July 6, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home, Work/Life Balance

Do you feel demotivated every morning at the thought of getting up and going to work? Remember a time when you were excited and willing to tackle any duties that […]