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By Lydia Ramsey Five Stumbling Blocks To Successful Networking And How To Overcome Them The ability to connect with people is essential to success in any business. Professional networking events present opportunities to interact with others on a personal level and to develop profitable relationships.  These occasions are critical for anyone who wants to grow a business or promote a career. Many people are simply not comfortable...

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by Lydia Ramsey Much has been written and much has been said about the art of conversation. It comes easily to some, and for others, it’s a major struggle to get a dialogue underway and to keep it flowing.  In the business world, you need good conversation skills to build relationships with your prospects, clients and colleagues.  The more you know about the people you do business with, the better you can serve them. The more...

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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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