Whether you are a graduating student who is networking in search of a job or a CEO celebrating a new contract across the globe, the rules are the same, as a host or guest.
To help you set the table and maneuver Sticky Hosting Situations during a brunch get-together, a potluck buffet or a formal dinner, I have put together a colourful infographic with the help of my precious visual collaborator, Sam Clusiau-Lawlor.
Easter Sunday is a time for family and friends to gather and enjoy a special meal together. If you are hosting this meal at your home, you are probably focused on making sure that the foods you cook and bake will be items that everyone will enjoy. But, you also need to remember many details beyond the food to truly be a hospitable host.
When you keep a journal, you can look back and remember how much you have to be thankful for during the times when life doesn't seem to be going your way.
While meeting new people and making new business connections can be nerve-racking to those who are uncomfortable in social settings, it's not as difficult as you think.
I recently facilitated a children's workshop. Without warning, a colleague filmed the entire session, including my interactions with boys and girls. I was surprised, uneasy, but did not say or do anything. What words should I use so as not to damage my relationship with this new colleague? So far, we are getting along great.
When it comes to invitation and RSVP etiquette, it's often times confusing for the happy couple and their guests. What is the proper protocol?
Most job seekers spend a great deal of time preparing for the interview, anticipating how they will answer questions while looking confident and self-assured. But, the process works both ways.
We tend to form special bonds with those who provide personal services to us, whether they're physicians, hair stylists, personal trainers or financial advisers.
In business, and in our community, there are times when you would like to say no, but are not sure how. Here is your guide to saying no at work and play.
The effects of social media are never more than a click away and everything you do can potentially be captured for the entire world to see.
Think of how productive we could be if it weren't for the many distractions buzzing around us in our workspaces. While we can't eliminate all of the things that interrupt us throughout the day, we can manage a surprising number of them.
We've all been turned down at some point in our careers and overcoming the rebuff with grace is a leadership skill best acquired through firsthand experience. The good news is that a "no" is often just a step in the direction of a future "yes."
Why would someone choose to do business with you? Because you have taken the time, and put in the effort to give them your best self.
Dear Julie, My niece is getting married in a civil ceremony, in May. Since this Valentine's Day announcement, the family climate is extremely explosive with regards to the payment of her wedding. According to wedding etiquette guidelines, do her parents have to pay? Please enlighten us
It's pretty simple. Yet, somehow, we forget. We eat too much, sleep too little, wake up on the wrong side of life, are running late, annoyed by fate ...