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. […]

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 […]

Why do Corporate Image & Etiquette skills = SUCCESS?

January 10, 2014 in Home, Image Tips

In today’s fast paced low touch, high tech world, a powerful corporate image and business etiquette is more essential than ever before. But why, you may wonder… “You only get one […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

9 qualities to command Personal Presence – Corporate Image

September 24, 2013 in Home, Image Tips

Have you been in a meeting where a person just stood out above the rest? Or they walk into a room and everyone notices them? When they talk people listen. […]

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 […]

11 Daily Habits To Boost Your Self Confidence – Business Etiquette

May 27, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

You step into the meeting feeling reasonably confident. Suddenly, you realise you might not be as prepared as you thought . Your confidence starts plummeting! This is called the “spotlight effect.” […]

The 3 S’s of Open Office Etiquette – Business Etiquette

May 14, 2013 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Office distractions fall under the following 3 S’s: 1.Sound •Keep your voice low when talking to others. •Ensure your mobile phone is on silent or on low volume. •Avoid irritating […]

Tips to handle the 9 office villains – Business Etiquette

September 10, 2012 in Etiquette Tips, Home

Every day we work with colleagues, managers and clients with different personalities. Some easy to work with others not so much. Here are the 9 Office Villains who creep most […]