Jacqueline Whitmore

Jacqueline Whitmore

Author, Business Etiquette Expert and Founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach

Jacqueline Whitmore is an etiquette expert and founder of the Protocol School of Palm Beach in Palm Beach, Fla. She is the author of Poised for Success: Mastering the Four Qualities That Distinguish Outstanding Professionals (St. Martin's Press, 2011) and Business Class: Etiquette Essentials for Success at Work (St. Martin's Press, 2005).

4 Ways to Prevent Jet Lag From Sabotaging Your Business Trip
jet lag

4 Ways to Prevent Jet Lag From Sabotaging Your Business Trip

Sufficient sleep makes you sharper for business but when the sun and your body don't agree on the time, it's a challenge.
Saying 'Yes' Fosters Growth and Opens Doors to Opportunity
Personal Development

Saying 'Yes' Fosters Growth and Opens Doors to Opportunity

Life never follows a straight line. The decision to learn or try something new is likely to bring benefits you could not have predicted.
How to Navigate Happy Hour When You're the Boss
Bosses

How to Navigate Happy Hour When You're the Boss

It's good to loosen up with the team, just not too much.
5 Tips for Constructively Resolving Office Conflicts
Conflict

5 Tips for Constructively Resolving Office Conflicts

Office feuds are corrosive to culture and rarely advance anyone's interests.
How to Run a Virtual Meeting That Gets Results
Virtual Meetings

How to Run a Virtual Meeting That Gets Results

We can hear each other's voices from different continents but that doesn't mean real communications is easy.
3 Famous People Who Started With Little but Achieved Great Success
Inspiration

3 Famous People Who Started With Little but Achieved Great Success

When the entrepreneurial path seems impossibly steep, recharge yourself with the wisdom of great achievers who overcame unpromising beginnings.
7 Tricks for Never Forgetting Your Manners Anywhere in the World
Global Business

7 Tricks for Never Forgetting Your Manners Anywhere in the World

Business can take you anywhere in this interconnected world but wherever you go, people think well of people who are polite.
4 Early Warning Signs an Employee Is Losing Interest
Employee Engagement

4 Early Warning Signs an Employee Is Losing Interest

Watching for indications of burnout or apathy is part of taking care of your team and your business.
7 Ways to Earn More Respect
Control What You Can

7 Ways to Earn More Respect

People respect humility and loathe bluster.
How Waking Up an Hour Earlier Every Morning Can Transform Everything
Mornings

How Waking Up an Hour Earlier Every Morning Can Transform Everything

One mindful hour every morning is enough time to transform yourself mentally and emotionally in ways that accelerate success.
3 Bad Habits That Keep Success Out of Reach
Habits

3 Bad Habits That Keep Success Out of Reach

Success requires confidence to begin, discipline to persist and insight to recognize how to improve.
5 Benefits of Getting Outside the Home Office Every Day
Home Offices

5 Benefits of Getting Outside the Home Office Every Day

Running a business from your house is a boon for entrepreneurs but you need sunshine and people to thrive.
8 Ways to Turn a Boring Meeting Into a Roaring Success
Business Meetings

8 Ways to Turn a Boring Meeting Into a Roaring Success

The biggest complaints people have about meetings is that the last too long and accomplish too little. You can fix that.
Done With Aplomb, There Is No Shame in Regifting
Gift-giving

Done With Aplomb, There Is No Shame in Regifting

Regifting is one of those things everybody does but everybody pretends they never would. There is a right way to pull it off.
7 Tips for Enjoying Holiday Dining Without Forgetting Your Manners
Etiquette

7 Tips for Enjoying Holiday Dining Without Forgetting Your Manners

The holidays are a time of sharing food and drink with family, friends and colleagues but don't think for a minute people aren't watching your behavior.