Bad Manners = Bad Business

- January 8, 2013 2 MIN READ

Etiquette in the workplace is not always present in most people. When starting a new business sometimes we forget that how we treat our employees plays a major part in building camaraderie in the office. Behaving in the workplace with courteousness and respect is an essential part of developing a professional brand and being recognised as authentic and likeable.


Well that was Awkward …

- December 10, 2012 2 MIN READ

We have seen some pretty tragic scenes at work christmas parties over the years. These [hot mess] moments in a new company or startup are NOT what you want to be known for amongst your industry and colleagues. Our resident etiquette coach Cosimina Nesci has put together a few tips on how to party like a rockstar and keep that dignity in tact.


Body Language can speak louder than words

- September 28, 2012 3 MIN READ

According to psychologist Dr. Albert Mehrabian, first impressions generally comprise 55% your appearance and body language, 38% the tone of voice in which you say something, and 7% what you actually say. So as a professional, when preparing for an interview, promotion, or sales meeting, your overall presentation, which includes your nonverbal communication, will significantly affect the outcome.


10 Tips for Workshop Etiquette

- August 15, 2012 2 MIN READ

If you want your business to be successful you need to invest time and training in YOU. Attending seminars, workshops and conferences is a great way to network and learn about the tools of success. So whether you are attending workshops with Chris Howard or Toby Travanner or an overseas guest such as Anthony Robbins there are etiquette rules that you should adhere to.


8 Tips on Proper Social Media Etiquette

- June 20, 2012 2 MIN READ

You may already be a regular user of social media for personal use but now you need to separate personal and professional. The first rule to remember is once you are out there on social media it is public forever. The second rule is if you don’t want personal or professional information to be out there then don’t post it. Realistically if you have both personal and professionally different social media setups there is away for the public to see both and link them together- so be aware.


A Guide for Proper Panel Etiquette!

- May 25, 2012 2 MIN READ

When starting a business a great way to gain industry credibility and respect is to participate in a panel discussion. Together with colleagues you discuss, debate and entertain the topic with each other and the audience. But whether you are a panelist or an audience member there is a code of conduct that should be adhered.