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2012-06-12 02:23:40

SAVANNAH, Ga., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If your company is planning a barbecue, now's the time to revisit your business manners. "If barbeque etiquette sounds like an oxymoron, it isn't," says Business Etiquette Expert Lydia Ramsey, a Savannah, Ga.-based protocol expert and president of Manners That Sell (www.mannersthatsell.com). "There are indeed rules for properly conducting yourself as either host or guest. Just because these events are casual in nature does not mean anything...

2012-06-04 06:21:02

NEW YORK, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Today, a 'text' is no longer a book, it's a mobile application," says Pamela Eyring, President of The Protocol School of Washington(® )www.psow.edu, global leader in business etiquette, image and international protocol training. Ms. Eyring should know. Over the past several years she has witnessed first-hand the global shift in how business gets done. "When we launched National Business Etiquette Week in 2007, we talked about the...

2011-09-07 07:20:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Business people use social media networking to build their careers, promote their business and grow their reputations. But they might be doing more harm than good if they violate the etiquette of social networking. "As with e-mail, cell phones, and other technological devices, we got the technology first and we have backed into the rules for using it with courtesy and consideration," says Ramsey, a Savannah, Georgia-based social media etiquette...

2011-06-22 11:36:00

DECATUR, Texas, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Let's hear it for the recently unveiled launch of the new USDA "My Plate," which has received a hearty endorsement from health-conscious First Lady Michelle Obama. If the old adage is holding up, a picture, indeed, is worth a thousand words. "The visual appeal of the new portion-controlled, divided plate as a colorful new logo far surpasses the tired food pyramid of yesteryear," says Deborah King, president and founder of Final Touch Finishing...

2011-03-10 07:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the rock world's premier event SXSW to begin this weekend in Austin, even long-time concertgoers might ask: What is the etiquette for a rock concert? "Live music may seem like the last place to invoke modern rules of etiquette. But that's simply not true," said Sharon Schweitzer, a corporate Etiquette & International Protocol Consultant and president of Austin-based Protocol & Etiquette Worldwide. "We have all seen bad behavior at...

2011-02-10 07:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If your corporate health program isn't attracting as many employees as you'd like, the problem might be that co-workers are breaking the rules of good behavior in the gym. "The exercise and fitness community has many stated and unstated rules of etiquette. For example, swimmers coexist in close proximity in lap lanes, pacing and passing smoothly without saying a word. Cyclists in our beautiful Hill Country not only maneuver among cars, they also...

2011-01-13 10:11:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 15 million Americans are out of work (The New York Times, Dec 2010) so it's no surprise Bloomberg BusinessWeek http://bit.ly/cjDlgY covered the rise in Business Etiquette Schools. If you need help polishing your business etiquette and international protocol skills here comes the cavalry. The Protocol School of Washington®, the only accredited school of its kind in the U.S., announced today it is bringing its Washington, D.C....

2010-04-25 10:30:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth L. Post, 89, died in Naples, Florida, on April 24, 2010, surrounded by her family. For 30 years Mrs. Post carried the mantle of The Emily Post Institute, Inc., writing more than a dozen books on etiquette, including five editions of Emily Post's Etiquette. After the death of Emily Post in 1960, Elizabeth Post assumed responsibility for carrying on the Post family tradition of writing and teaching about etiquette. She quickly became,...

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2009-06-12 14:42:03

Experts say newer forms of poor office etiquette "” paying more attention to a hand-held device than to a conversation or business meeting "” happens so frequently that businesses are complaining it upsets workplaces, wastes time and costs money, Reuters reported. Jane Wesman, a public relations executive and author of "Dive Right In -- The Sharks Won't Bite," said it is becoming an occurrence that happens all the time and is definitely getting worse. "It's become an addiction,"...

2009-06-03 10:26:00

Tips Available Online at www.ooVoo.com/etiquette NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- First impressions are as critical in business, as they are in one's personal life. And as new business tools such as video conferencing have emerged as an easy, effective, and cost efficient communication tool for millions of businesses and consumers, a need has arisen for a little bit of education on the proper etiquette when using these tools. Thus, ooVoo, the leader in high-quality multi-point video chat,...