Elevator Tension

When the elevator doors opened this morning there staring back at me were five somber, morning-moody faces. I was actually feeling great prior to this brief encounter. If I were a bit more of an extrovert I would have cracked a joke to bring smiles to the faces of the passengers, yet I withheld. It […] Read more…

Business Lunch

What are the rules do you adhere to that will ensure you are viewed as the consummate host or guest? Perhaps a better question is, what faux pas have you committed during a business meal that left you looking less than polished in your companions eyes? We will take a look at business lunches in […] Read more…

I Heard It Through The Grapevine

“I Heard It Through the Grapevine” My close friends know how I feel about gossip – I pretty much have no interest in it, be it with regards to individuals that I know personally or celebrities in tabloids. As a result, I feel very comfortable around them and feel free to share anything that is […] Read more…

RSVP – Darn it!

In the midst of the holiday season I overheard a publicist admonish an individual for being the first to RSVP for an event. “Guess who was the first person to RSVP?” she said. How rude of the publicist! Kudos to the prompt respondent! My dear friend and party host’s first message arrived at ten-thirty am. […] Read more…

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