business

Business and Humor

True or False? People want to do business with those who take their business seriously but who take themselves less seriously.    True! Humor is a powerful business tool. It creates bonds, relieves stress, lowers blood pressure and lets everyone know how human you are. To be quick on your feet, down to earth enough [...]

By |2015-11-05T08:37:45+00:00November 5th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Business and Humor

Declining an Invitation 

"Regrets" need not be attended to with the same speed as acceptances.    False! Regrets are always given the same consideration as a positive response. Your promptness allows the host to invite others. 

By |2015-10-14T12:51:34+00:00October 14th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Declining an Invitation 

Keep Your Hands to Yourself. 

Business Etiquette Tip: Touching others in a friendly manner on the arm or shoulder indicates your desire to show genuine warmth and friendship.False!   ALWAYS keep your hands to yourself. Don't be a "toucher" no matter how friendly and innocent your gesture might be. So many people are offended if you break into their personal [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:20+00:00September 9th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Keep Your Hands to Yourself. 

Men’s Shoes

Professional Dress for Men: What shoes should I purchase for executive business casual?      Your shoes give out so much information about you. With an expensive sport coat, suit or business casual, don't buy cheap shoes. A good rule of thumb is dress shoes tie and casual shoes usually slip-on.

By |2018-11-01T09:30:20+00:00September 1st, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Men’s Shoes

Professional Dess for Men

A button-down collar is always appropriate for after 5:00 pm meetings.     This is FALSE.   Button downs are OKAY, but they are considered more casual. A spread collar is better for evening.       

By |2018-11-01T09:30:21+00:00May 28th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Professional Dess for Men

Wardrobe Tricks to Appear Taller

What kind of clothing tricks can be employed to make a short frame appear taller, so you don't seem so little next to your colleagues?                 To appear taller, hem, hose, and heels should be the same color family. For example, a black dress with black hosiery and [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:21+00:00March 23rd, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Wardrobe Tricks to Appear Taller

Drinking From a Can or Bottle at a Business Function…

Beer and soft drinks consumed from a can or bottle at a business function are acceptable. This is True and False. If you are inside a facility, opt to have your beverage served in a glass. You look much more professional. If you are outdoors at a company picnic, drinking from a can or bottle [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:22+00:00September 19th, 2014|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Drinking From a Can or Bottle at a Business Function…