presenting your best self at business events

As business professionals, you attend a variety of business events. Maybe a business lunch or awards dinner, a conference, a mix and mingle reception. And, as you already know, it’s important to present your BEST professional self at these events. Why? Because it’s like you’re on a great stage. People are observing you, making judgments… Read More


great handshake in business

First impressions matter, including when you step in the door for that important job interview.  Clients have shared with me how shocked they are when job candidates arrive and exhibit poor etiquette. So, here are some job interview etiquette tips that will make you stand out in a positive way. Whether your interview is for… Read More


Workplace Etiquette Tips

Ten years ago, one of my most requested seminars was Workplace Etiquette and Office Professionalism. Then, only a few calls trickled in for that session until recently again. Just this month, I’ve had two requests for this session. Why is that? First, clearly, we live in a world of upheaval, incivility and disrespect. Secondly, I… Read More


timeless etiquette skills

Etiquette skills are timeless, whether in business or social settings. No doubt you’ve heard these three words refresh, re-set and renew multiple times since the New Year began. So, let me share some ways you can apply those 3 words to your social and business etiquette skills. Why? Because a little self-assessment is always a… Read More


timeless etiquette skills

Conference Room Business Lunch – 12 Tips Today, it’s becoming more and more common to put your company’s conference room to good use for a business lunch. Below are some conference room business lunch tips to help plan and prepare your next lunch event with clients and business associates. To begin with… Extend the invitation… Read More


stand for introduction

Times change and etiquette rules may evolve with the times. But many etiquette rules never go out of style. While dozens more could be added to the list below, here are 7 old fashioned etiquette rules to still use today. You will be perceived as professional, courteous and respectful. 1. Be on time. It’s never… Read More


airplane etiquette and courtesies

After 3 years of NOT flying, I’ve done 3 domestic roundtrip flights in the past 5 months. I was curious what I would encounter among my fellow passengers in the way of airplane etiquette and courtesies. Although it’s not uncommon to hear in the news of an occasional unruly passenger, I was actually surprised—in a… Read More


9 networking tips for anyone, including introverts

If you’re like many business professionals these days, you have lots of business socials and networking opportunities on your schedule. However, during the pandemic, your networking skills maybe got a bit rusty. If you’re feeling uncomfortable and lacking confidence when attending these events again, I have your back! ✅Below are my 9 networking tips for… Read More


6 musts for a thank-you note

You know those holiday gifts you received? Well, quick…dig through your stationery drawer and grab some thank you notes. It’s not too late. Here are 6 musts for a perfect thank-you note. It will make your recipients’ day and put a smile on their face to find your handwritten note in their mailbox. To begin… Read More


1:1 coaching benefit you

As a business etiquette consultant, I often get calls about 1:1 coaching. And these callers usually ask the question, “How will 1:1 coaching benefit me?” Every working professional is unique in their skills, talents, abilities, and even emotional intelligence. Often these professionals find themselves at a place of wanting to move ahead in their careers… Read More