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Jacqueline Whitmore

Jacqueline Whitmore

Contributor / 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).

More From Jacqueline Whitmore

Apology

Hillary Clinton and the Etiquette of Issuing a Proper Apology

The Democratic presidential nominee has done a reasonably good job of dampening the uproar she sparked by labeling of half of Trump supporters "deplorables.''
Personal Branding

The Business Benefits of the Handwritten Letter

Somehow, the countless emails people write now seem unlikely to be read a century from now like we read the letters people penned long ago.
Leadership Qualities

5 Ways to Develop the Poise That Defines a Business Leader

Leaders who are gracious when times are calm are likeliest to remain poised in crisis.
Volunteering

5 Ways Volunteering Helps You Do Well While Doing Good

People helping the community because they have a giving heart are just the people you want to do business with.
Ryan Lochte

How One Person's Ignorant Behavior Insulted an Entire Country

If Ryan Lochte had taken some etiquette classes when he was a little kid, this whole debacle could have been avoided.
Email

6 Tips for Minding Your Email Manners

Every email is a representation of your professionalism.
emojis

5 Etiquette Rules for Using Emojis at Work

Emojis, once solely symbols of teen angst or exuberance, are a hieroglyphic adults can use, albeit gingerly, in professional communications.
Virtual Meetings

5 Rules for Holding Effective Virtual Meetings

To succeed, you must be able to meet "in person" no matter where you are in the world.
Business Etiquette

How to Rock the Company Picnic and Go Home With Your Reputation Intact

The trick is being the life of the party without later being the butt of the jokes.
Body Language

7 Ways Body Language Speaks Louder Than Words

Even when people hear your words they are watching what you say.
Work-Life Balance

6 Signs You Work Too Much and Need to Get a Life

When your passion is boring everyone else trying to enjoy their weekend, it's time to get a hobby.
Vacations

How to Enjoy Time Off When You're the Boss

If you can't run your business and take a vacation, you should consider getting a job.
Business

7 Ways to Be Utterly Unforgettable in Business and Life

In a noisy world it's even more important people remember you and your business.