#etiquette

April 26, 2017

Kind, Courteous (And Safe) Driving Habits

My oldest will soon be learning to drive. Like many teens he is consumed with all aspects of driving, and we discuss/observe each day methods to […]
March 27, 2017

Dining Deal Makers

Whether a business or personal setting, dining with someone who has bad manners or appears disengaged is not only rude, but can be frustrating and unpleasant […]
March 8, 2017

Four Tips To Remembering Names

How does it make you feel when someone you’ve just met remembers your name? In general it’s safe to say most people feel valued, worthy, and […]
February 2, 2017

Listen. Silent.

What do these two words have in common? Yes, listen and silent have the same letters. Yes, being a good listener requires being silent. However, there’s […]
December 13, 2016

Holiday Traditions Of Light And Eternity

One of my favorite parts of teaching holiday etiquette is holiday traditions: how they began, how they evolved and how they’re celebrated now. Every family has […]
August 31, 2016

Communicate Positively Without Saying A Word

If the person across the table is sighing and tapping his foot while you’re talking it can be unsettling to you as the speaker. What is […]
May 27, 2016

The Golden Rule: How To Practice It In The Office

Treating others as you wish to be treated is as vital in the workplace as it is on the playground. We teach our children to be […]
January 25, 2016

It’s Cool To Be Smart And Safe Online

If you’re a parent of a young child or tween, it’s highly probable your child has a smart device. I would surmise your child is a […]
December 16, 2015

Give Gifts Of Kindness

‘Tis the season of giving and sharing. What are your favorite gifts to give? How about giving the best gift of all – yourself?!  Give. There are so […]
December 9, 2015

Be Mindful Of Your Travel Manners

As the holiday season is in full swing, so is the high travel season. It can be hectic, chaotic, exhausting and stressful getting it all done […]
October 26, 2022

Please Hold The Door…

Imagine walking into a building a few feet behind someone, and as they open the door they don’t acknowledge you, nor do they hold the door […]
November 13, 2022

World Kindness Day is November 13th

DYK: World Kindness Day was formed in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement (WKM) to promote kindness as a way to bring people of every kind […]
November 22, 2022

Tips To Be A Gracious Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving Dinner Guest…

🦃 Thanksgiving is officially upon us and we’re thankfully back to in-person gatherings this year. You’ve RSVP’d and have figured out what you and your loved […]
December 9, 2022

Company Holiday Parties Are Back!

’Tis the holiday season – and do you hear the buzz, anticipation and excitement for your company’s holiday party?! Whether at an employee’s home, after hours […]