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).

5 Ways to Lay the Foundations for Success at Your Next Important Business Meeting
Business Moving Forward

5 Ways to Lay the Foundations for Success at Your Next Important Business Meeting

Meetings are opportunities seized through good preparation.
7 Essentials for Looking Your Best in Video Conference Calls
Take It From The Pros

7 Essentials for Looking Your Best in Video Conference Calls

It takes remarkably little preparation to make a very big difference in the impression you make.
Ask the Etiquette Expert: How to Eat at Your Desk Without Offending Others
Inspiring Your Team

Ask the Etiquette Expert: How to Eat at Your Desk Without Offending Others

One teammate's morning ritual is what the rest of the team dreads daily. What to do?
6 Ways to Ask for Help Without Being Embarrassed
Take It From The Pros

6 Ways to Ask for Help Without Being Embarrassed

People who willingly help others are never abashed about asking for help when they need it.
8 Precautions Savvy Travelers Take to Avoid an International Incident
Travel

8 Precautions Savvy Travelers Take to Avoid an International Incident

What might not be much of a problem at all at home can be a very big deal when you're in a strange country.
How to Look Confident Even When You Don't Feel It
Entrepreneur Mindset

How to Look Confident Even When You Don't Feel It

Keep your doubts to yourself and don't be in awe of anyone.
A Dozen Ways You Don't Realize You Are Making a Bad Impression at Work
Take It From The Pros

A Dozen Ways You Don't Realize You Are Making a Bad Impression at Work

First impressions are important but so is the impression are making day after day with your team.
3 Simple Tactics for Finishing Your Workweek Early
Productivity

3 Simple Tactics for Finishing Your Workweek Early

If you're still working Friday night, you might just not be managing your time very well.
How to Build Confidence Even When You're Feeling Unsure of Yourself
America's Small Business Heroes

How to Build Confidence Even When You're Feeling Unsure of Yourself

Entrepreneurship is a process of taking action despite doubts until, eventually, you quite naturally don't have so many doubts.
Don't Underestimate the Importance of Making a Good First Impression
First Impressions

Don't Underestimate the Importance of Making a Good First Impression

It's very hard to give a presentation so good that it overcomes a bad first impression.
5 Rookie Branding Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Makes But Shouldn't
Take It From The Pros

5 Rookie Branding Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Makes But Shouldn't

Nearly everybody just trying to keep their startup solvent skimps on branding and all of them would be better off it they didn't.
5 Ways to Work With People Who Annoy You
Toxic People

5 Ways to Work With People Who Annoy You

Good manners, deep breaths and boundaries solve most problems happily enough.
8 Essentials for Making Any Business Trip Bearable
Business Travel

8 Essentials for Making Any Business Trip Bearable

Staying fed, cozy and entertained is the key to enduring all the inconveniences of travel without undue stress.
9 Ways to Actually Adopt the Better Habits You Know Will Help You Succeed
Habits

9 Ways to Actually Adopt the Better Habits You Know Will Help You Succeed

Nobody disputes the benefits of good habits but stopping what doesn't work and replacing it with what does is a challenge.
3 Proven Ways to Cope With Email Overload
Email

3 Proven Ways to Cope With Email Overload

Let the other person have the last word so you can get back to work.
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