To Keep Out of Trouble, Separate Your Business and Personal Lives

Several of our good friends are clients of many years. So the following advice may seem counter to our own rule of separating your business and personal lives. One of the reasons our relationships are long lasting is because we never spread gossip about other clients or say negative things about them. In our leisure

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When You Learn Your Employee is an Alcoholic

It’s not only disheartening but also disruptive when you learn one of your staff members has a drinking problem. Just this past week, a business colleague had a very upsetting experience that almost lost her a client. She called us in frustration because she didn’t know what to say to her employee. Don’t Become an

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What Does it Say About You When You’re Always Late?

It’s unfortunate that the first headlines about the then new Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, were about his chronic lateness and not about his plan for The City. Hizzoner has been timed from 15 minutes to 90 minutes late to news conferences, community events and even his appearance before the state council.

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Tips to Remember That Name When You’re Drawing a Blank

Have you ever been at an event and started to introduce your boss to a Very Important Person and then, out of the blue, you couldn’t remember the VIP’s name? You’re a rare and lucky person if that hasn’t happened to you. What do you do? How do you recover and save face? It’s Not

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Turn Off That Cell Phone! Business Etiquette Still Counts

You’ve heard it too many times: the distracting, irritating, cell phone that rings or vibrates during the middle of a business presentation. Smart phones and cell phones are wrecking havoc with business etiquette and manners. Their indiscriminate use is hurting business, and it could be your business if you’re not careful.

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#MeToo #TimesUp #5050by2020 #WhatsUpNext #WomensHistoryMonth

Will Women’s History Month (March) 2018 once again be detached from the present? Or, will it recognize that we live in a country that feels deeply divided – by geography, race, class, religion, media, political worldview – and help solidify a Fourth Wave of Feminism? The intention of the #MeToo hashtag was to empower women

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Mad Hatter

What is Your Message When You’re Always Late?

It’s unfortunate that the first headlines about the then new Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, were about his chronic lateness and not about his agenda for The City. Hizzoner has been clocked from 15 minutes to an hour-and-a-half late to news conferences, community events and even his appearance before the state legislature.

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