Category Archives: Communication

7 Tacky Work Holiday Party Behaviors

We may disagree on what is considered tacky. Your boss' interpretation is what matters. 

Many work holiday parties are more casual, which is conducive to casual behavior. But after a couple of cocktails, casual can quickly deteriorate into tacky. 1. Consuming adult beverages.  If my boss gets drunk at the...
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NEW E-Book: Holiday Countdown Without a Throw Down

Holiday get-togethers have a different meaning for everyone. Some of us look forward to these holiday gatherings all year. While others, for a variety of reasons, dread it.

This year may be a bit different due to the pandemic. Which adds another layer of potential conflict.

As...
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3 WAYS TO REDIRECT HOT-TOPICS

3 WAYS TO REDIRECT HOT-TOPICS

Whether you’re attending an in-person gathering or virtually, it takes only one comment about COVID restrictions or politics to turn a cordial gathering into a combat zone.

If you’re a guest, you obviously can’t impose what is acceptable and what is not. But you can help encourage a neutral and...
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6 Things to Consider Before You Send Out the Invitation

This may be the first time in over a year that family and friends are gathering. If you're hosting, don't surprise your guests with protocols you plan to enforce.

And, if you've accepted an invitation, without any information regarding the host's protocols, ask.

Here are 6 things to consider before you send out the invitation,...

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Selective Empathy: Do you respond with the same empathy regardless of cause-of-death?

Do you respond with the same empathy regardless of cause-of-death? 

The death of a likeable person or loved one, in most cases, is a sad occasion for families, friends, and colleagues. And sometimes, the country. There are circumstances that sometimes leave people questioning why “them”? Such as, they were so young, they were so healthy,...
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SOCIAL CUES ACTORS NEED TO KNOW

ETIQUETTE TIPS AND ADVICE FOR ACTORS AND THE FILM INDUSTRY:                                                                                      ...

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Actors Who Speak Out On-Set, Auditions, & Green-Rooms

ETIQUETTE TIPS FOR ACTORS & FILM INDUSTRY

Rosalinda Oropeza Randall | Etiquette Expert and Actor/Actríz

Speaking out can either be helpful or harmful to your reputation and career.

As an actor and expert television guest, I’ve been on a variety of sets and green rooms. Sitting in a...

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How to politely reply to “Did you get the vaccine?”

Is there a polite way to reply to the vaccine police?

Instead of the familiar greeting, "How are you?" I hear, "Have you gotten the vaccine?" A simple and well-accepted reply, "No, not yet." Understandable if you don't fit into a high-risk group. However, not that the vaccine is becoming more accessible, you can...
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Will Shelter-In-Place Influence How We Engage Post-Covid?

Shelter-in-place has influenced many aspects of our lives; our appearance, our demeanor, and our attitude. How will it influence how we engage post-COVID?

Once the "shelter-in-place" restrictions are lifted and we venture out, we will undoubtedly run into people we haven't seen in a while. Naturally, it'll be great to see our neighbors, friends,...
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