Category Archives: Communication

Breaking Up During the Holidays

Holiday season break-ups; why'd you wait?

Okay, you had a great summer; hanging out at the beach, wine tasting, movies in the park and the end of summer bbq where you met the family. But now,  fall sets in, work schedule got a little more demanding, and trying to fit in a night class,...
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School Carpool : Before You Say “Yes”

The School Carpool. I did it, but I didn’t always love it.

Before you say "yes" to a carpool there are some things you might want to consider. While it is a practical practice, it doesn't work well for everyone. For the most part, it had nothing to do with the teens in the back...
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School Carpool Etiquette

School carpool etiquette for parents.   

Friendly relationships have soured because of carpooling. Oh, it's not usually the children involved; it's the parents. School carpools are practical, but without a little etiquette, practical can quickly turn into intolerable. These tips can apply to children of all ages. However, I am focusing more on the older...
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Are Funeral Selfies Acceptable of Insensitive?

Funeral selfies; have we crossed the line?

Is it acceptable to your selfie with world as it happens?  How does the grieving family feel about it? Remember when President Obama was caught on camera at Nelson Mandela's service? In defense of the President, some said, it really wasn't a funeral service per se. Nonetheless, most...
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Kanye West Wants You to Stop Saying Stupid Stuff

Etiquette lesson by Kanye West: Don't say stupid stuff.

Next time you bump into Mr. West at the airport, make sure your question is intelligent or of interest to him. Cuz he said, "...people like to say really stupid stuff to me." Most celeb's want to please their fans, but it doesn't mean that they...
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Wearing a Mask on the Plane

You find the perfect seat on the airplane, and then...

There you are, boarding the plane. You see a mom holding her infant--pass.  You see an ample man who is already encroaching on the seat next to him--pass.  Ah, you see a woman looking down at the airline magazine seemingly flying solo, so you...
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What Not to Say To The Bride

If you have reservations about the relationship, don't save it until the day before the wedding.

There are some things that are best left unsaid, especially when it comes to someone's significant other. However, if you have facts or a pile of "red flags" that need to be shared with the bride or groom...
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Millennial Point of View

Jessica WashingtonA Millennial's Point of View

I interviewed an up-and-coming millennial on entrepreneurship. This week’s featured guest is Jessica Washington, a beauty guide blogger and a recent graduate from St. John’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations. She currently works as...
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Talksport UKs Sports Radio Interview

Celebrity break-ups.

Recently, I received a surprise call from a popular sports talk radio show "Talksport" in the UK inviting me to comment on the recent breakup of Rory Mcllroy and Caroline Wozniacki. To listen: May 22 talksport.com with Mike Graham (please forward to 19:30) Topic:  Did Mr. Mcllroy handle the situation well?  In my humble opinion, he did....
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