About: Rosalinda

Rosalinda Oropeza Randall, Social Skills, Communication Skills, Business Etiquette Expert, Media Source, and author of “Don’t Burp in the Boardroom. Presentations are available to support HR policies and harassment compliance, address concerns, or to avert potential inclinations - Up and coming managers - Millennials - Interns - New-hire orientation process - Layoffs to help prepare them for interviews - Professional development events or conferences - College/university students  -  Athletes on public behavior  -  Actors to prepare for roles  -  NEW! Attorneys; polish client's professional presence for a court appearance. For more information, please contact me via email, or by calling 650.871.6200 before a dilemma turns into front page news.

Recent Posts by Rosalinda

5 Ways to Make the Most of Traveling with Your Boss

So you’ve been asked to accompany your boss on a business trip. Do you look at this as an opportunity to put your best foot forward, showing your skills and building the relationship? Or do you just dread the prospect? If you’re already pals, traveling with your boss will be a breeze. Even so, when something...
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13 Ways to Make a Successful Work Comeback

Have you been working from home, only popping into the office on occasion to attend a meeting or a coworker’s last-day happy hour? Even though the company expects to see you online during office hours, working from home definitely has its perks. No one interrupts you to ask a quick question. You don’t need to worry...
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12 Networking Tips for the Shy, Inexperienced and Reluctant

Q: I recently lost my job of seven years. Some of my friends are encouraging me to attend networking events. I’m not good with crowds and consider myself to be shy and introverted. What should I do? —Kincaid A: In my humble opinion, being an introvert or being shy is not necessarily a permanent state. Admittedly,...
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11 Ways to Become a Better Listener

More and more, listening to someone else express their thoughts or opinions seems to be turning into a chore. And it’s becoming less and less an opportunity to exchange ideas, increase understanding or even amuse ourselves. Look at social media. Many of us post and move on, not really concerned about how our comments are received....
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6 Ways to Be Less Rude at Work

After you’ve rolled your eyes and let out a sigh of frustration the next time a colleague does or says something rude, consider this; could it be their apathetic and arrogant attitude? Is it a generational divide?  Could it be their lack of workplace experience? Or maybe cultural differences? While these are not excuses for...
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Dealing with Quirky Communication Styles in the Workplace

It’s a fact of life that we deal with a variety of personalities and communication styles in the workplace. It’s a wonder we can ever get our point across. Communicating should be simple, but sometimes we complicate a conversation or situation because we have an agenda, we lack awareness of social cues, we forget how to...
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How to Address Workplace Etiquette Blunders

No matter how diligent and professional we might be, there will be a moment when we say or do the wrong thing, with the wrong person. We may not even be aware of the infraction until we get the cold shoulder from the offended person. Whether or not the slight or workplace etiquette faux pas...
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10 Ways to Avoid Age Bias at Work

10 Ways to Avoid Age Bias at Work

Let’s be real. In the eyes of someone fresh out of college, just starting their career, a 42-year-old coworker is old. Now imagine working with someone who is tiptoeing out of middle age into their golden years.

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9 Reasons Your Employees Lack Leadership Skills

There are books, courses, certifications and coaches who “teach,” encourage and even insist that everyone can be a leader. Has anyone considered that maybe not everyone wants to be one? I respectfully disagree with the notion that everyone can, or must, seek leadership roles. However, at the risk of contradicting myself, I also believe that there...
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Ghosting at Work May Come Back to Haunt You

So one day you wake up and realize that you are over it. You no longer want to be friends with someone. Or you’re just not into your girlfriend/boyfriend anymore. Or you no longer want to carpool with so-and-so. So how do you handle it? Ghost them of course. Good choice...
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