There's an interesting conversational phenomenon that occurs when people learn I'm an etiquette consultant. In one breath, people ask whether we really need etiquette these days, given that modern society is more relaxed. In the next, they'll share an anecdote about how someone was incredibly rude to them, or how someone they know has atrocious [...]
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Loved being a part of CBC Winnipeg Radio's story about emojis and emoji etiquette. What has its own movie and has been admitted in some courts as evidence? Emojis. Molly Segal tells us why you might want to be more cautious about when and where you use them. Check it out here.
Wedding season is officially upon us and we are very excited to be featured in The Canadian Press article on Wedding Trends. It was picked up by over 25 media outlets across Canada including The Toronto Sun, The Province, and CTV.
During our International Business Success course, we play an excellent video that clearly demonstrates cultural differences in the business world. It is always an "aha" moment when people see it, particularly when they understand how different cultures may view something - seemingly as simple as having dinner together - in completely different ways. The last [...]
Reality check time: in today’s fast-paced world, business meals are a part of life. Clients are busy, so if you want to work with them, you may be squeezing in a conversation over lunch. Maybe they’re only in town for a short period of time, so you have to mix contract talks in with dinner. [...]