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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Nancy Schnoebelen on Building a Business

Nancy Schnoebelen on Building a Business

Nancy Schnoebelen loves creating opportunities for others, and it’s her work at Polished. that keeps her busy making connections with people across the St. Louis region. A marketing and communications expert, Nancy branched out on her own in 2014 to launch Polished., a leadership development firm that

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Small Talk Brings Big Payoff to Your Career

Small Talk Brings Big Payoff to Your Career

Don’t underestimate the power of small talk. Not only is it good way to show a little friendliness, it can be a powerful way to boost your career. Whether riding in an elevator, waiting in a lunch line or attending a business meeting, striking up a conversation

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