Valentine's Day is celebrated between lovers, so usually after hours of work, unless you work with your partner.
Julie Blais Comeau is one of Canada’s most quoted etiquette expert, a professional speaker, an educator and the author of <a href="http://etiquetteconfidencecredibility.com/book/" rel="nofollow"><em>Etiquette: Confidence & Credibility</em></a> <a rel="nofollow"></a>. <br> <br> You may have read, seen or heard her on CBC, CTV, TVA, Rogers, Radio-Canada, HuffPost Live, Reader’s Digest, Canadian Living, Women’s Health, and many others. <br> <br> A certified business etiquette and international protocol consultant, with a solid experience in management, human resources and training, she is the Huffington Post’s Sticky Situation blogger. <br> <br> Fluently bilingual, having presented more than 500 educational activities to over 50 clients and 5000 participants, Julie is an ideal resource person as a training and development consultant, speaker or workshop facilitator. <br> <br> With Julie’s help, all can go from oops… to ahh! Farewell faux-pas. Hello confidence & credibility! <br> <br> Julie est diplômée de la prestigieuse Protocol School of Washington, l'auteure de <em><a href="http://etiquettejulie.com/quoidirecommentfairequand/" rel="nofollow">Quoi dire, comment faire et quand?</a> </em> ainsi que de <em><a href="http://etiquettejulie.com/projetezconfianceetcredibilite/" rel="nofollow">Projetez confiance et crédibilité</a></em> et la bloggeuse du Situation délicate du Huffington Post. <br> <br> Une collaboratrice média en demande, vous l'avez peut-être vu, lu ou entendu à <em>Entertainment Tonight Canada, CTV Morning Live, CBC, Radio-Canada, TVA, Cogeco</em> ou dans <em>The Globe and Mail, Reader’s Digest </em>et <em>the Ottawa Citizen</em>. <br> <br> Whether you are a graduate, organizing a conference or wanting to polish your image on your way to the 'C' suites, Julie is at your service. With her help, gone will be embarrassment and faux-pas! <br> <br> Au plaisir de vous aider à rayonner positivement mais surtout à éviter l'embarras. <br> <br> Visit <a href="http://www.etiquettejulie.com" rel="nofollow">www.etiquettejulie.com</a> or follow along on <a href="https://twitter.com/EtiquetteJulie" rel="nofollow">Twitter</a> and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/EtiquetteJulieCanada?ref=tn_tnmn" rel="nofollow">Facebook</a>.
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