Archive for February, 2011

Networking Etiquette

Networking—a fancy way of saying getting to know people—is an important part of business. At general events, it is one of the most effective ways to gain new clients and customers and increase your business revenues. Networking at industry affairs is an excellent way to meet others who work in your field. You can even […]

Conference Attending Etiquette

There is an art to attending professional conferences. Invariably as the season begins I’m asked about the etiquette of attending conferences. If you thought it was quite enough to simply pay the fees and show up, think again. Whether you are just getting started or you are a seasoned conference participant, let’s face it, attending […]

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Expressions of Appreciation and Gratitude

In all cultures around the world there are times of the year to show our love and appreciation to those who touch our lives, including our parents, family, friends, neighbors, clients, customers, staff, suppliers, vendors, colleagues, associates, and the list goes on. However, you need not wait until a special day to show your appreciation […]

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Chinese New Year Etiquette

I love being Chinese.  It allows me extra time to “get my act together” before starting the New Year.  Somehow January 1 comes around much to quickly after the other year-end holidays. Each year the Chinese/Lunar New Year begins sometime in January or February which is much more comfortable a start date for me. Do […]