Category Archives for "Current Affairs"

Oct 28

Civility vs the 2016 Presidential Election

By Joanne Blake | Current Affairs , Etiquette & Manners

Presidential Manners? How Low Can Donald and Hillary Go?

Has the US election lowered the bar onPicture of boy and girl arguing - illustrating the incivility of presidential election civility?

As a polite Canadian and business etiquette expert, the American election has been both fascinating and disturbing. It makes our Canadian elections seem pretty tame, in a good way. Leaders in Canada debate the issues and rarely let personal differences or personality sidetrack them.

Debates or tantrums

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Dec 16

Doubling Your Holiday Gifting to Syrian Refugees

By Joanne Blake | Current Affairs , Etiquette & Manners

What do you give someone who has everything?

How about a donation to people who don’t have anything?

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

Giving a donation to a worthy charity seems a good gift idea.

That’s what we’re doing this year. In our family we all make donations and only exchange little stocking stuffers, an idea which we’ve carried over into our business & corporate gift giving. We encourage you to do the same.

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Dec 19

Our Christmas Gift to You – 20 Percent Discount and a Goat

By Terry Pithers | Current Affairs , Etiquette & Manners

20% off all our resources

Each Christmas Joanne and I have been make donations to Oxfam as a way of saying thank you to our friends and clients. We also do it because it makes us feel good and because it helps others.

A bonus for you

We did it again this year but we also decided to add a little bonus for our blog and newsletter readers.

Oxfam Unwrapped donation program

We’ve got a special promo code below that will get you 20% off all our books, dining DVDs and online training.Continue reading

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