Category Archives: People

5 ways to follow rules of office etiquette

Around four months ago, a mid-level executive’s casual dress sense cost him a plum posting in an international engineering and design company. The company couldn’t risk having a leader whose team members didn’t pay him any heed. Employees need to … Continue reading

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Why etiquette can boost your bottom line

An increasing number of corporate executives are turning to etiquette courses to improve their professional standing. Increased business with Asians, who are conscientious about protocol and hold it in high regard, has spurred the interest of some. But there is … Continue reading

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Build Relationships and Business Will Follow

We all have great opportunities to build relationships. But how we build these relationships and how seriously we focus on nurturing our clients and contacts can make a big difference in our level of success. Relationship building is extremely important, … Continue reading

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ASU’s Area 48 offers free instruction, networking

It is noon on Monday and Gordon McConnell is getting ready to teach his first class: “Rapid Startup School: Introduction to Entrepreneurship Start Up Thinking.” Gone is the typical formal classroom setting. In its place is a restaurant-turned-workspace on Mill … Continue reading

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