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Do You Rationalize Business Ethics?

Do You Rationalize Business Ethics?


Posted By on Nov 20, 2013

by Leanne Hoagland-Smith Recently in speaking with a CEO, she shared that the last two mandatory meetings with her staff resulted in attendance of 75 percent and 50 percent. She met with those who did not attend and restructured the next mandatory meeting. Her question to me was: “Do they not understand what mandatory means especially since I have explained it more than once?” My response was sure they understand, but they have...

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by Lydia Ramsey What To Wear To Work When The Temperature Is Hot  It’s summertime and while the living might be easy, deciding what to wear to work is not. Our more casual world makes it difficult to know, on any given day, how to dress for the office.  Just because the temperature is soaring, you can’t throw the dress codes, if you have any, out the window and wear whatever feels good.  Whether it is summer or winter, the number one...

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Most of  the young people I work with are  in their junior or senior year of college. They are finishing up their courses and are ready to join the workplace.  The one class they didn’t get is business etiquette training. by Lydia Ramsey One of the favorite aspects of my etiquette training business is presenting “Dining for Success” to college and university students. Since founding Manners That Sell nearly 15 years ago, I have worked...

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Ten Business Etiquette Resolutions


Posted By on Feb 6, 2012

By Lydia Ramsey Do you want to grow your business this year, attract more customers, keep your current ones and increase your bottom line? If you answered “yes” to any of those, here are my top ten business etiquette recommendations for you. 1. Be on time for meetings, presentations, workshops and networking events. People who habitually arrive late send a clear message that their time is more important than everyone...

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