Cut Wedding Guest Expenses

While it can be expensive to be a bride, being a wedding guest isn’t exactly cheap either. As an etiquette and protocol consultant, I was honored to be interviewed for this article on ‘How to Cut Wedding Guest Expenses’ in the Quicken Loans publication, Zing! You will learn six ways to cut wedding guest expenses.… Read More


cruise ship etiquette, etiquette, travel etiquette,

Cruise ships are a relaxing way to see the world. However, whether you’re a seasoned cruiser or embarking on your first cruise, cruise ship etiquette is part of being a savvy and courteous cruise traveler. Below are seven cruise ship etiquette tips. They’re fresh in my head; I just returned from a 14-day “Jewels of… Read More


Business etiquette skills essential for young professionals

Good business etiquette skills are essential for young professionals. Why? First, to be successful in the business arena. Second, to reflect well on the company or organization for which they work. And, third, to give them a greater level of confidence in any business setting. Many college graduates attend etiquette dinners of some type during… Read More


National Business Etiquette Week is June 2-8, 2019. It’s a week to recognize the need for proper business etiquette to compete successfully in the growing global marketplace. Every employee, no matter what position they hold, is an “ambassador” for their company or organization. In every business setting, employees are being observed and making an impression… Read More


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Thank you notes are not dead. Sure, we write them (or should write them!) to show our appreciation for wedding, graduation and birthday gifts. But, at work? Yes, coworkers like to be appreciated as well. In my popular Workplace Etiquette – Office Professionalism workshop, I share courtesy tips on how to be a “Difference Maker”… Read More


Elevator etiquette in office buildings, at the airport, and in high-rise apartment buildings is essential to show courtesy to others. These seven practical tips clarify some of the most frequently asked elevator etiquette questions I get: Those waiting to get on should stand aside, not in front of the elevator door, until those exiting pass… Read More


Business professionals are often in a position to chair a meeting.  And, as busy leaders themselves, they know the importance of making sure the meeting runs efficiently to respect everyone’s valuable time, as well as their own. In addition to the pastries, fruit and coffee that may await attendees, those who chair a meeting will… Read More


Communications Etiquette

  Responding to workplace communications in a timely way is part of good business etiquette. Nothing frustrates coworkers and business associates more than unanswered emails, non responses to phone messages or inappropriate responses to work emails and texts. Here are some tips to respond courteously and professionally to work emails, texts and phone calls to… Read More


Etiquette for remote workers

Being a remote worker has advantages, such as working in your sweats on the sofa with your favorite fur baby at your side. But, the down side to being a remote worker is often miscommunication and lack of professionalism when there is less face-to-face contact. Just as any office has a code of conduct, so… Read More