How good are you at keeping secrets? Do you respect others’ privacy, or do you have a tendency to blurt out information that some would probably prefer to keep quiet? A friend’s daughter, who is … [Read more...]
Are You An Offensive Dinner Party Guest?
A friend of mine was recently telling me about a dinner party she just attended. One of the guests was a woman she hadn’t met before, as she lived in another state. Over dinner, the woman addressed … [Read more...]
Don’t Double-Book Yourself
Several months ago a prospective client contacted me to set up an initial consultation. We agreed to meet over coffee in a nearby café. But when I showed up at the appointed time, I discovered that … [Read more...]
Cleaning Out Your Closet
One of my New Year's rituals is to have a big closet clear-out. Not only does this free up space for new purchases and any presents I might have received over the holidays, but it's also great for … [Read more...]
To Kiss or Not to Kiss?
How do you greet work colleagues and clients? Does a handshake suffice, or do you occasionally go in for a peck on the cheek for certain people? Apparently, cheek-kissing has become so common in … [Read more...]