21st Century Etiquette Blunders

21st Century Etiquette Blunders

Although we’re living in a more relaxed world, there are certain rules and conventions that regulate social and professional behavior no matter what century we’re living. The handwritten thank you note, for example, will never go out of style nor will please and thank you. While the

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Five Principles of Professionalism that Propel Career Success

Five Principles of Professionalism that Propel Career Success

Whatever your generation in the workforce – traditionalist, Baby Boomer, Generation X, Y or Z – it matters not. What matters is your professional presence, not the year you were born. Exuding and maintaining principals of professionalism at any age require smart people skills that, ultimately, can

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Beyond the Fork and Knife

Beyond the Fork and Knife

Etiquette is not some rigid code of manners. Rather, it’s about treating a person with politeness and respect. It’s displaying grace, biting your tongue and doing the right thing. With the presidential election behind us civility, consideration, grace, politeness and respect have, unfortunately, been kicked to the

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Master the Art of the Shake

Master the Art of the Shake

In the business world, first impressions are crucial, and they often begin with a handshake. The impression you make on people through your handshake has a great influence on how they feel about you. To add even more weight to first impressions, you only have about five

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