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. She is also 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).

11 Recent Stories

Tipping While Traveling: Whom to Tip and How Much
Business Travel

Tipping While Traveling: Whom to Tip and How Much

Almost everyone knows to tip 15 to 20 percent of the bill for restaurant servers, but what about hotel staff, shuttle drivers and others who help you along your trip? Here's some advice.
How to 'Regift' for the Holidays Without Embarrassing Yourself
Cash Flow & Money Management

How to 'Regift' for the Holidays Without Embarrassing Yourself

Here are eight things to keep in mind before you give someone a gift that was given to you.
Holiday Tipping Guide: Whom to Tip and How Much
Lifestyle

Holiday Tipping Guide: Whom to Tip and How Much

Confused about how much to tip your mailman, dog walker or babysitter? Here's a good starting point.
Holiday Gifts: What to Get Your Clients and Colleagues
Growth Strategies

Holiday Gifts: What to Get Your Clients and Colleagues

Choosing a gift for the people you work with can be daunting. Here are some ideas and advice.
7 Ways to Stay Out of Trouble During Your Holiday Office Party
Lifestyle

7 Ways to Stay Out of Trouble During Your Holiday Office Party

When mixing business with pleasure, make sure you put your best foot forward. Here are seven etiquette tips to keep you out of hot water.
Office Etiquette: The Rules of Saying Thank You
Networking

Office Etiquette: The Rules of Saying Thank You

A look at when it's appropriate to send a thank-you note and other ways of showing appreciation to your clients, business partners and employees.
The Rules for Eating Lunch at Your Desk
Lifestyle

The Rules for Eating Lunch at Your Desk

Everyone may be doing it, but not everyone is doing it politely. Follow these rules to keep from annoying your coworkers.
What Not to Do When Taking Clients Out to Lunch
Networking

What Not to Do When Taking Clients Out to Lunch

It may be somewhat of a lost art, but taking your clients out is one of the best ways to earn more business. Here's how not to screw it up.
Master Your 'Mingle-Ability': 5 Creative Ways to Network
Networking

Master Your 'Mingle-Ability': 5 Creative Ways to Network

Need help getting connected? Here are five ways to develop relationships outside the standard happy hours.
Sound Advice: How to Make Your Voice More Effective
Marketing How-To Guides

Sound Advice: How to Make Your Voice More Effective

How you articulate reveals a lot about your sincerity, credibility and confidence. Here are some tips to use your voice more effectively the next time you pitch your business or give a presentation.
3 Bad Mistakes Good People Make on Facebook
Social Media

3 Bad Mistakes Good People Make on Facebook

If not managed wisely, your Facebook account can work against your business.
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