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Modern Business Manners, Part 2

By |2018-10-11T14:55:18-05:00August 1st, 2014|Modern Manners|

Below is the second half of an article I penned for the July/August edition of NSide Texas Business Magazine. Whether you have just graduated or are up for a promotion, consider these modern etiquette guidelines to ensure that your behavior never takes you out of the running for a business opportunity: Avoid nail trimming at [...]

Holiday Thanking in Today’s Tight Times

By |2018-10-11T14:55:21-05:00December 15th, 2011|Global Tipping, International Holidays|

Black Friday weekend 2011 reported a record $52 billion spent by the US consumer. On Cyber Monday 2011, another $1 billion was spent online. But these numbers do not include all seasonal spending. In the US, we brought the ‘tipping’ custom to our shores from medieval England and Europe, and it is now a significant [...]