Archive for January, 2011

Business Meeting Etiquette Part 2: The Facilitator

Meeting Etiquette Part 1 focused on attending business meetings from a participant’s point of view. Now, we move on to how to be the best possible meeting leader. 1.      Take the lead. Learn how meetings are run. Get familiar with Robert’s Rules of Order as the foundation of how all meetings are conducted. How closely […]

Business Meeting Etiquette Part 1: You, The Participant

I’m surprised by how many inquiries I’ve received lately from clients and others about how to behave at meetings. More people while in meetings are viewing emails, texting, holding side conversations, and plainly not paying attention. Because of this problem, I am dedicating two newsletters to this topic, starting with how to behave as a […]

Etiquette… Your New Year Goal!

Whenever the New Year arrives, it says to me… “Yippie! I’m leaving behind all the terrible stuff I did last year, for a new chance to begin the year with a clean slate.” For most people, having a clean slate means setting New Year’s resolutions. Do you make them? Perhaps you did at one time, […]

Kwanzaa… another holiday celebration

A friend and associate in India (founder of www.TheAchieversProgramme.com) sent me the below story about how African Tribes care for its members.  Reading it led me to be reminded that today, December 26 (by my calendar), is the first day of a 7-day celebration of Kwanzaa. While there may be some controversy over this celebration,  […]

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