hiring an etiquette consultant

Hiring an Etiquette Consultant: 10 Things you must consider

“What is the single most important thing for a person to know when hiring an etiquette/image coach?” was the question that Walethia Aquil, CEO at GraceandCharm, asked me in an interview in 2010. When it comes to hiring an Etiquette Consultant many people would say “An etiquette certification from a reputable institution”. However, I personally would Read more about Hiring an Etiquette Consultant: 10 Things you must consider[…]

business etiquette book by Shital Kakkar Mehra

Business Etiquette book by Shital Kakkar Mehra: 7 Things I love about it

Business Etiquette book by Shital Kakkar Mehra  “Business Etiquette: A Guide for the Indian Professional”   The business etiquette book by Shital Kakkar Mehra “Business etiquette: A Guide for the Indian Professional” caught my attention long time ago. Recently I had the opportunity to read it and now I would like to share the 7 things Read more about Business Etiquette book by Shital Kakkar Mehra: 7 Things I love about it[…]

new rules @ work

“New rules @ work” by Barbara Pachter: Book Review

Barbara Pachter is an internationally-known business etiquette and communications speaker and coach. She has presented more than 2500 seminars all around the world including the first-ever seminar for businesswomen in Kuwait. Barbara Pachter is also adjunct faculty in the School of Business at Rutgers University. She has written ten books, some of those are: New Rules @ Read more about “New rules @ work” by Barbara Pachter: Book Review[…]

Don't burp in the boardroom

Don’t burp in the boardroom: 11 Things I love about this book

Don't burp in the boardroomRosalinda Oropeza Randall is a modern-day pundit on tact and civility. For more than 16 years she has been successfully improving workplace environments and relationships with her insightful and enthusiastic advice. She has been featured in Forbes, Woman’s Day, YahooShine, Small Biz Technology, MetroWest Daily News, Winter Bride 2013, Ser Padres and other publications. She was born and raised in Southern California, lives now in Northern California with her husband Christopher and is a proud mother of 4 children. You can follow her on Twitter @Rosalindatweets and visit her websites at www.RosalindaRandall.com and www.yourrelationshipedge.com. In this article I would like to highlight the 11 things that I love about her book “Don’t burp in the boardroom”.

 

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Business Etiquette Book Review: “Greet! Eat! Tweet!”

business etiquette book review Barbara Pachter is an internationally renowned business etiquette coach, book author and speaker. She has delivered more than 2,100 seminars around the globe, including the first-ever seminar for businesswomen in Kuwait. Her client list includes many notable organizations, such as Microsoft, Chrysler, Genentech, Merck & Co., Citigroup, Inca., and Pfizer Inc. Barbara Poacher has written eight books, including NewRules@Work: 79 Etiquette Tips, Tools and Techniques to get ahead and stay ahead, that have been translated into 9 languages. She has also appeared on several radio and TV programs, and her professional advice on business etiquette has been featured in dozens of magazines and newspapers. You can follow her on Twitter @BarbaraPachter and visit her website at: http://www.BarbaraPachter.com Read this business etiquette book review and find out what the 5 things are that I particularly loved about.

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chinese business etiquette

Free Online Test: Chinese Business Etiquette (100 Questions)

online test chinese etiquette 2Do you want to do business with the Chinese, in your country or in China? Or are you planning to go to China for holidays and want to learn more about Chinese culture and traditions? Or have you already been to China and you would like to find out how much you really know about Chinese Business Etiquette? For whatever reason you decide to go to China, it’s important to learn to relate with Chinese people quickly and effectively. These are just some of the questions that you will find in this free online test on Chinese Business Etiquette:

* How should serious concerns or disagreements be addressed?

* What does it mean if you point chopsticks at someone?

* When a Chinese person starts singing karaoke, what should you do?

* What gifts should you avoid because they are associated with funerals and death?

* What does it mean if at a restaurant the waiter puts a fake flower on your table?

* How would it be perceived by the Chinese if in the middle of the negotiation process a new associate would be included?

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Indian Etiquette Free online test

Free Online Test: Indian Business Etiquette (100 Questions)

Are you planning to go to India for a visit or for business? Would you like to learn more about Indian business etiquette and culture? Or have you already been to India and you would like to find out how much you really know about Indian business etiquette, customs and tradition? Don’t miss the opportunity to take this free online test.

Just some examples of the questions you will find are as follows:

– What is a gift that you should not bring to an Indian (particularly Hindus)?

– How do Indian business meetings usually start?

– What should you do if you are invited at a person’s home and a garland of flowers is placed around your neck?
– What does it mean when an Indian moves his head in a figure 8?
– How much tip are you supposed to give in a restaurant?

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the power of civility

Book Review “The Power of Civility” – Top Experts reveal

bookThe book “Power of Civility” is co-authored by 18 top civility and etiquette professionals who share their opinions, experiences and provide insightful tips on how to be more civilized. No matter whether it is at home, at work, in your community, in public or abroad. I found the concept of this book unique, because you can find topics on etiquette which are written by so many different experts. It’s like going to an industry-specific fair and meeting them all under one roof! Great! Many other industries should take a similar approach and write books in which many different authors share their expertise.

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