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June 29, 2022

A Meaningful Apology…

“A meaningful apology is one that communicates the three R’s: regret, responsibility, and remedy.” – Beverley Engel For some people, though, it can be quite difficult to […]
May 5, 2022

The Spirit Of Kindness Through Mask Evolution

With the pandemic evolving to endemic phase, there are still many unknowns and new findings; hence societal guidelines, stipulations and decisions about wearing masks continue to […]
April 28, 2022

Asking For Monetary Contribution At A Dinner Party: What To Do?

There’s been a buzz in the media lately about whether it’s polite or rude to charge your dinner party guests when you’re the host. In the […]
April 13, 2022

Returning To The Office: Reconnecting With Small Talk

While more and more employees are transitioning WFH to hybrid or back-to-office full time, research reveals after working virtually for over two years that many workers […]
February 25, 2022

How Is Your Day Going So Far?

Chances are, you find yourself answering with a little more detail when someone asks “How is your day going so far?” versus “How are you?”. Small […]
January 21, 2022

Saying And Pronouncing Names Correctly: Use Your EI

In any professional or social setting, pronouncing and saying someone’s name correctly are important skills and practices to possess. It lets others know you care, value, […]
December 13, 2021

Neighborly Kindness & Empathy (Especially During The Holidays)

“I think being a neighbor starts with kindness and empathy. You don’t have to show up with a fresh apple pie or anything like that. It’s […]
December 9, 2021

Candles: What Do They Symbolize During The Holiday Season?

Weaving family and cultural traditions into the harried and rushed holiday season is a wonderful tactic to take a pause (and perhaps a few deep breaths) […]
November 2, 2021

Heads Up, Phones Down…

“Heads up, phones down.” This mantra was recently passed along to me as part of a precaution reminder in being more aware and vigilant of my […]
September 1, 2021

Sympathy In The Workplace

Sympathy is the feeling that you are sorry, sad and care about another person’s hurt, grief or troubles; it signifies concern, compassion and a general kinship […]
August 31, 2017

There’s An Art To Small Talk

Small talk is defined as the polite conversation we share with others in impromptu social settings that are light and casual. It’s making conversation for the […]