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 to be their video “etiquette expert”. The way 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
`You Say Late, I Say Never (Or Do I?….) As I mentioned in my first post of the year, many of us came back to work on January 3, filled with the zippity doo dah of New Year’s resolutions… Read More
Work is Worship: “Slowly, Slowly, All is Coming” Fourteen years ago I was traveling with my father through Sikkim, a land of many marvelous customs (Consider, for example, that their national dish is made with orchids.) Among them… Read More
Welcome to “The Year of Absurd Prosperity”: The Readiness is All Before I begin, allow me to wish you happy, jolly, merry, joy. Regardless of what’s on your calendar for the holidays—whether it’s hosting 100 of your nearest and dearest or… Read More