Category Archives: Workplace Soft Skills

Post-Election Etiquette

post-election etiquette tipsPost-Election Etiquette? Are sulking or gloating?

It's post-election day, what does etiquette have to do with it? Well, most likely you're either celebrating, moping, or super mad; which is understandable. It's how you handle your emotions; that's where etiquette comes in, especially in...
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How To Deal With Picky Eaters

Teasing and insisting a picky eater "try something new" is rude!

Instead of being labeled a "picky eater," I prefer the term discerning; someone who knows what she likes and doesn't like. For example, I do not like avocados. What I often hear is: "How do you not like avocados!" Simple, I've tried them prepared...
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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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An Interview With a Millennial

 

Amanda SuazoAn Interview With a Millennial

The millennial generation is in the spotlight. More so than any recent generation. I’d say, since the “hippie” generation. Why is this generation making such a splash? What is making this generation so influential? Does the dawn of social media have...
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Overweight Friend

walking clip artOverweight Friend

Although making headway, weight, is still a sensitive and somewhat controversial subject.

People blame fast-food joints, lack of money, lack of time, food manufacturing industries, upbringing, video games, an inactive lifestyle, etc. Whether you are in the camp of "They can lose weight...
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Tips By and For Millennials

Rosalinda_Randall_Etiquette_Coach_s46 Ways Millennials Can Break Stereotypes at Work

My guest, Amanda Suazo (@suazgirl) and I met on Twitter. Proving that business connections do happen on social media.
Before we get to Amanda's tips, I have found millennials to be frank, which is a benefit, you know where...
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It’s National Honesty Day

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It's National Honesty Day

Please don't ask me any questions today.

This unofficially proclaimed "day of honesty" is attributed to M. Hirsh Goldberg who wrote five books; one was about lies and the lack of ethics in the business and political arena, including people's personal lives. Do people really want the truth? more

Asking Personal Questions At Work

iStock_000023671474XSmallShould there be boundaries between coworkers?

Generally speaking, women, more so than men, tend to connect by sharing info about their personal life.  For example; you both have teens ready to go away to college; boom, instant connection (in most cases). What about...
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The Job Search Advisor

Party On, Business Guy!Are you looking for a job?  Do you want to keep your current job? 

Protecting your reputation is of great importance. Or is it? Read what this week's guest, Marcia Hancock, of Job Search Advisor has to say about this topic: more