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posted Dec 17, 2012 in Etiquette & Manners / by Terry Pithers / 0 comments

Our Holiday Gift to You

Joanne and I want to give you a Christmas gift (besides our handy dress for success, networking and business etiquette expert advice).

But what do you give to someone who has everything?

How about some donations to people who don’t have everything?

That’s what we’ve done in the past and that’s what we’re doing this year. It’s become a recent family tradition (we all make donations and only exchange little stocking stuffers) which we’ve carried over into our business & corporate gift giving. We encourage you do the same.

Oxfam Unwrapped

So we’ve made some donations to Oxfam Unwrapped (here are the links to the Canadian version and the American version), where we bought some goats, some chickens and some other items that can make a difference in people’s lives around the world.

How about some local charities too

As Joanne supports Suit Yourself, an Edmonton charity that provides interview or work outfits and makeovers to women in need who are re-entering the work force, we've made a cash donation to them. (We’ve blogged about Suit Yourself occasionally, here is the inspiring video from last year's makeover for the women. Joanne participated in this year's too but the video isn't up yet.)

Joys R us

The nice thing about these gifts is they make the recipient feel good but they also make the donor feel good. We’ve included a couple of videos here that made us feel good about our donations and hopefully will make you feel good too and inspire you to do something similar this holiday season.

Merry Christmas, happy holidays and all the best in 2013
from Terry and Joanne.

Posted by Terry Pithers - Canadian business etiquette expert and Oxfam supporter
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Canadian speaker, humorist and business etiquette expert. If you are interested in booking me (Terry Pithers) for a presentation, keynote or workshop contact me or visit my conference page. Based in the Calgary / Edmonton, Alberta area of western Canada.

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