Let it Grow, Let it Grow, Let it Grow (Year Two) As (very few of) you likely remember, I wrote a piece last year on the hazards of growing grass, and the business takeaways I experienced as a result of indulging… Read More
Appropriate Attire for All Occasions What to Wear to Wow: I recently did another set of videos for eHow, this time the on “Appropriate Attire for All Occasions” What kind of occasions did I cover?… Read More
How Giving the “Because” Moves Others to Action: Last week I had the great privilege of speaking at a breakfast hosted by the Women’s Roundtable for recent graduates of N.E.W– Nontraditional Employment for Women— and 12 potential employers.… Read More
It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like…COVER LETTER SEASON: 3 Rules for Writing an Effective Cover Letter (Upcoming College Grads Take Note) Some people herald spring with daffodils and violets. Here in the Wow World, spring is the time of year college graduates nationwide send me their cover letters for review. Based… Read More
“Neutral” is Anything But As anyone knows who’s driven a standard car, neutral is the still center of the whirling cosmos of the gear shift—the place from which you transfer from first to third,… Read More
“How to Behave in a Limousine” and Other Modern-Day Etiquette Questions A few months ago, I was asked by eHow.com to be their video “etiquette expert”. The way eHow.com works is that readers send in their questions, and I answer them… Read More
7 Ways to Fine-tune Your Communication Skills Though some miscommunications might make for a good knee-slap (nearly every premise of Arrested Development), it’s not so funny in the workplace. There’s a reason why employers tend to sprinkle… Read More
10 Questions For Your Public Speaking Coach I was asked the following 10 questions by Worth Magazine. In addition to the answers included below– an amalgamation of information from a few coaches– I would include the following,… Read More
How To Avoid The Embarrassing Etiquette Dilemmas Of Traveling With Your Boss by Ruth Graham Being invited on a business trip with your boss is a great opportunity: You get one-on-one time with a higher-up, the chance to learn from her, and… Read More
Renaissance Advice from the Red Carpet (Really) This past Sunday night, E Entertainment waylaid Angelina Jolie on the red carpet at the SAG Awards to ask the following question: “What advice would you give an aspiring actor?”… Read More