The Secret To Being Charismatic

We all know someone that has the ability to captivate absolutely everyone they come into contact with. No matter what they look like or how much money they have, these people can simply walk into a...

How to Pose for a Professional Photo

Having a great profile photo on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or your company page may impress the social media friends you already know, but it can be even more important for your first impression...

Gym Etiquette Something for the Resolutioners

It’s about that time of year again, the time when all gyms see an influx of memberships for the New Year. It’s a given that January brings in its new crop of “resolutioners” as well as...

6 Mistakes People Make At Networking Events

As the business world expands, competition in every field increases. Can you really afford to destroy your first impression at a conference or networking event? The best way to appear confident and...

Table Manners Are Back at the Table

Once the basic tables manners have been established at home, it’s time to venture out to continue educating your children in the social rights and wrongs of dining etiquette in public. Watch out...

The etiquette of dining out with kids

An incident reported in newspapers in July 2015, that went viral, brought attention to the issue of dining out with children. The restaurant owner at Marcy’s Diner in Portland, Maine, lost her...

Résumé- Do’s & Dont’s

It’s relatively easy to make mistakes on your résumé and exceptionally difficult to repair the damage once an employer gets it. Always consider that hiring managers receive dozens if not...

Corporate Gift Giving

One of the joys of the festive season is the arrival of corporate gifts. Opening these greetings of all sizes, colors and shapes brightens any business day, and it’s the perfect way to say “thank...

Introductions: Are You Insulting People

The purpose of introducing people is to give them an opportunity to know each other. Good introductions can get people off to a great convivial start and can help ease any discomfort or unease when...

Thank You Notes: Handwritten or Emailed

In an increasingly informal digital world, the question is still raised, would handwriting a thank you note create the best impression, or is it over the top? Would sending a quick email show your...

Bereavement Etiquette

Sadly when it comes to these times in our lives, we don’t always understand what to do or say to be helpful. One of the most common questions that intimate friends and family members ask themselves...

Making Small Talk With Anyone

Anyone who‘s been caught at a wedding reception or a networking event discussing the recent weather patterns knows that making small talk isn‘t as easy as it sounds

Motivation

Why do we do the things we do? What is it that drives our behaviors? The answer to this question is motivation.