Jacqueline Whitmore

Jacqueline Whitmore

Author, 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).

3 Types of Leadership Strategies That Distinguish Outstanding Entrepreneurs
Leadership strategies

3 Types of Leadership Strategies That Distinguish Outstanding Entrepreneurs

Be familiar with all varieties as you may need to adapt your management style to better deal with unexpected situations.
9 Habits of High-Performing Business Leaders
Leadership Qualities

9 Habits of High-Performing Business Leaders

These successful professionals share a similar approach to life and work. Here's a concise list of their secrets.
The Suave Professional's Guide to Networking Success
Networking

The Suave Professional's Guide to Networking Success

Business occasions call for just the right touch when you're trying to enlargen your circle of connections. Here's how to do it even when you're not feeling like an influencer.
Your Attire Speaks Volumes Before You Open Your Mouth
Dress codes

Your Attire Speaks Volumes Before You Open Your Mouth

Dress to impress the audience at your next presentation. Your grooming and sprucing up become part of the message.
How to Turn an Underperformer Into an Ideal Employee
Managing Employees

How to Turn an Underperformer Into an Ideal Employee

A good leader will address problematic behaviors to give the person a chance to improve.
Host a Delightful Dinner Party for Clients and Colleagues
Parties

Host a Delightful Dinner Party for Clients and Colleagues

Put out a bit of you, showcasing your home, cooking and entertainment style and watch the business relationship grow. Here's how to pull off a complete evening.
How to Politely Leave a Conversation
Communication Strategies

How to Politely Leave a Conversation

Networking is all about meeting those fabulous people who can catapult your business to the next level. But what do you do when you're trapped by a windbag?
7 Ways to Get People to Believe, Like and Respect You
Reputation Management

7 Ways to Get People to Believe, Like and Respect You

These timeless practices can be the cornerstone of your everyday reperatoire.
6 Helpful Hints for Writing Sterling Business Prose
Writing

6 Helpful Hints for Writing Sterling Business Prose

Clients make judgments based on the professionalism and quality of your writing. Deliver it clean, clear and concise.
5 Ways to Have More Meaningful Exchanges
Conversations

5 Ways to Have More Meaningful Exchanges

The right chat at the right time can lead to a fresh idea, a new friendship or a long-lasting business relationship.
5 Ways to Lead by Example at Work
Leadership Qualities

5 Ways to Lead by Example at Work

Managers, take note: Your actions and everyday demeanor may not be giving the right impression.
8 Ways to Stay Calm During a Crisis
Crisis Management

8 Ways to Stay Calm During a Crisis

Your worst nightmare has struck. Learn to deftly maneuver and persevere, no matter what's flaring at your young startup.
Confidence

9 Ways to Show More Confidence in Business

You're much more likely to reach out to others about your latest idea or effectively pitch a new client if you feel self-assured.
6 Ways to Make a Great First Impression
Leadership

6 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Many entrepreneurs overlook the importance of poise and professionalism. Here's some advice.
5 Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Stellar Workday
Productivity

5 Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Stellar Workday

These little tips can make you a happier, healthier and more productive person.