More From Jacqueline Whitmore
Be realistic, Business holiday parties have nothing to do with eat, drink or be merry.
Whatever it was that you said that you shouldn't have, you know what to say next -- "I'm sorry.''
People check their phones every ten minutes instead of paying attention to what they are doing.
A colleague returning to work while still grieving welcomes kind words but their raw emotional state makes it easy to say the wrong thing.
The only part of an email certain to be read is the subject line. If that's boring, few will read what follows no matter how brilliant it is.
Have your opening line ready and find something useful to do. You're good to go.
Nothing in your body language speaks louder than how you shake hands.
Discounting your services undermines your brand and your bargaining position with all future clients.
Handwritten notes are classic and rare, which makes the sender classy and uncommon.