Valentine’s Day Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts

Valentine’s Day Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts

February 14 – Valentine’s Day – is for expressing love to our partner, family and friends. Take this opportunity to tell your loved ones how grateful you are and what they mean to you. Here with us is etiquette expert Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs of Polished to share

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How to Make a Positive First Impression — Always

How to Make a Positive First Impression — Always

published in ASAP There are many things in life we cannot control. For example, we can’t control the traffic on our way to work or the weather on our wedding day or even someone else’s happiness. We simply must adapt and go with the flow. On the

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Here’s what happened at the 2019 Women’s Conference

Here’s what happened at the 2019 Women’s Conference

With more than 750 guests in attendance, the 14th annual St. Louis Business Journal Women’s Conference kicked off Friday morning with a keynote from best-selling author Fran Hauser. During her talk, Hauser discussed tips on handling feedback and pay negotiations. The event, which took place at the

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Giving Effective Feedback to Lead Positive Change

Giving Effective Feedback to Lead Positive Change

Posted in ASAP Let’s face it, offering effective feedback is a skill that’s not easy. In fact, it’s one of the hardest skills people face. Most professionals dread providing feedback, because they fear it may hurt one’s feelings, offend them or even make them cry or angry.

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Better Manners In 2019

Better Manners In 2019

Whether you make New Year’s resolutions or not, displaying good manners should be top on our “improvement list” – and, what’s more, it’s always in fashion. Here this morning to share top five manners everyone should follow in 2019 – and beyond – is our etiquette expert

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Five manners every child should know

Five manners every child should know

Learning proper manners at a young age is a life-long gift any parent or caregiver can give their child. Children with manners have a powerful advantage over those who do not. They make friends easier, get along better with their teachers and when the time comes, achieve

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Tips for Holiday Tipping: Who and How Much

Tips for Holiday Tipping: Who and How Much

Tis the season of giving. Not sure how much to tip your housekeeper, hair stylist, dog walker, manicurist and more, you’re not alone. We’ve brought in etiquette expert Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs of Polished, a professional development company, to help take the stress out of holiday tipping. CLICK

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Holiday Gift Giving

Holiday Gift Giving

The holidays are stressful enough without having to worry if you’ve committed a holiday gifting blunder. When should you gift? What about hostess gifts? Should I give cash as a gift? Etiquette expert Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs of Polished shares her top tips for the season of giving.

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Holiday Gift Giving

Holiday Gift Giving

The holidays are stressful enough without having to worry if you’ve committed a gifting etiquette blunder. For example, you received a gift but have no gift for that person in return. Or, you received a thoughtful, personal gift, and you presented that person with a gift card.

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Who’s the Best Holiday Tipper?

Who’s the Best Holiday Tipper?

A CR nationally representative survey reveals which regions—and which generations—tend to give the most and least By Octavio Blanco and Tobie Stanger Published in Consumer Reports Last updated: December 06, 2018 Northeasterners give holiday gifts and tips more often than Americans in other parts of the country,

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