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Dressing Room Etiquette: 5 Tips to Consider When Trying on Clothes

May 07, 2018  |   0 Comment
Dressing Room Etiquette: 5 Tips to Consider When Trying on Clothes

Have you ever considered that your behaviour when shopping and trying on clothing in a dressing room can have a positive or negative impact on others, such as a Sales Associate or another customer? Here are 5 do’s and don’ts to consider the next time you go shopping and are trying on clothing to ensure your dressing ...

How to Let Your People Skills Shine at Networking Events

April 23, 2018  |   0 Comment
How to Let Your People Skills Shine at Networking Events

As opposed to popular belief, networking is not about selling yourself.  It is about engagement with others and making purposeful and meaningful connections - some of which will turn into prosperous business opportunities and relationships.  The key ingredient to networking success is to focus more other others and less on yourself. Networking is an excellent opportunity that enables ...

The Importance of Civility in Life and the Workplace

April 18, 2018  |   0 Comment
The Importance of Civility in Life and the Workplace

Civility is cultivated by using basic manners and treating others with consideration, respect, understanding and honesty.  In her book, “Rude Awakenings: Overcoming the Civility Crisis in the Workplace,” Dr. Giovinella Gonthier defines civility as “being mindful of the dignity of the human being in your sphere at all times.  Civility is not so much about nice-ties as ...

10 Ways to Make a Positive First Impression

April 11, 2018  |   0 Comment
10 Ways to Make a Positive First Impression

It only takes five seconds to make a first impression. The people we meet quickly determine through their perception of us whether they like us, trust us, and want to do business with us. Implementing the following 10 tips in business situations when you are meeting someone for the first time will help you to make a ...

The Difference Between Afternoon Tea and High Tea

April 09, 2018  |   0 Comment
The Difference Between Afternoon Tea and High Tea

Growing up in Newfoundland, sipping tea instead of coffee was more of “the norm.”  I remember my grandparents putting on the kettle and making pots of Red Rose or Tetley orange pekoe tea to sip on for the morning, or to have whenever anyone was around and we were spending some social time together. The tradition of sipping ...