Tag Archives: business etiquette

Flip-Flops Are Not Shoes

When giving Business Etiquette workshops I’m often asked to touch on the topic of attire. I have a quick list of things that a professional would and wouldn’t wear. When I mention flip-flops (when I was growing up we called … Continue reading

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People Notice the Negative

We know that if we have a negative experience at a restaurant or store we tell more people than when we have a positive experience. That seems to be human nature. Catching up with friends and relatives outside Canada the … Continue reading

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The Power of …

Last week there was an incident that caused me to revert to social media for results.  I thought I would be blogging about The Power of Social Media.  That’s what I thought then.  Here’s my abbreviated story: Wanted to contact … Continue reading

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“Is That Your Resume in My Inbox?”

My friend, graphic designer Loreto Cheyne of Lola Design, is my first guest blogger.  Loreto called me the other day with a “Loreto dilemma”.  I suggested she write about the issue in my blog.  I have experienced it and I’m … Continue reading

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Help Me Pretend I Remember Your Name

At networking events we are bombarded with noise, new faces, old faces, and some vaguely familiar faces, all the while juggling a cup of coffee.  It can be a little distracting. Most of us need to see a name as … Continue reading

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