Monthly Archive: October 2011

Shorts, Sweat and Office Environment

Vancouver is a city consumed with fitness and being fit and healthy. Lululemon is our Goddess and Manolo Blahnik has nothing over the $90.00/pair Saucony Peregrine. No, it is not  a wine as I...

Casual Friday – 3 Rules

How do you dress for a casual Friday in your workplace? I have been thinking about this for a while now and the only clear idea is there are no clear rules. Every company...

Speech or Toast?

Earlier in the week I read a blog about a Maid of Honour’s duties and of course, one of these would be giving a speech. All through the article, the author interchanged “speech” with...

Business Card Reader

We all have piles and piles of business cards all over the office. Personally, I hate seeing so much paper wasted away. Let’s face it: how many of you really take the time to...

Smart Business Cards

I found these funny but smart, bold and so very different business cards, courtesy of  The Fire Wire blog and thought I’d share: For more ideas, visit The Fire Wire blog: http://larryfire.wordpress.com/2008/08/24/clever-business-cards/?blogsub=confirming#subscribe-blog

Business Card Etiquette

Have you noticed that every person that presents his/her business card has their own way of doing so? And once you have the card, do you put it in the wallet immediately, do you...

Culture and Business Etiquette

There are manners and there is the Business Etiquette concept. You might think they are the same and what our parents taught us should serve us well in any situation. The general misconception is...