There is an art of business dining, but it can be fun
The business lunch seems scary when you’re beginning a career. But the younger you start polishing your table manners, the more you can relax and really enjoy business dining.
Young accountants are leading the way
The Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta has an advice packed magazine that addresses career related topics and issues for university, college and high school students. Terry just had a dining etiquette article published in the spring issue of Capitalize Magazine. Click here to read CPA Capitalize magazines.
Business dining is an integral part of the business world.
The business lunch is a great way to build relationships and achieve success. But it can be a little daunting. Terry has provided some tips to help make you comfortable when dining out and make a great impression at the table.
Office party mistakes are a hot topic at this time of year. So I have put together my 7 biggest office party mistakes and some tips to avoid them. Click below to listen to recent Christmas Party Etiquette Tips interview on 770 CHQR Radio (Calgary)
Office Party Mistakes #1 – No Show?
The biggest mistake is not attending the party– Go Go Go.
Skipping the party may suggest that you’re not invested in the organization or that you’re not a team player. Even if you’re a confirmed party-pooper or shy, at least
I wanted to post some receptionist tips because I know how important and demanding their jobs are. Unfortunately, many organizations don’t recognize this or even know who their CFIO is. So I’ve included some advice for companies to support their CFIO.
What is a CFIO?
CFIO stands for Chief First Impression Officer. Almost every company has one, whether you know it or not.
Negative Automatic Thoughts (NATs) are often more prominent than positive thoughts and can make us feel inferior and hold us back. I sometimes suffer negative thoughts, but I want to share a book and tips that helped me.
You can’t imagine the number of times I receive emails like this: “My daughter is working on a corporate job promotion. She thinks Lululemon pants are ok for work. I worry she doesn’t understand dress for success and will get passed over because of her wardrobe! Please help her!”
Beware of unwritten dress for success codes
So how important is your dress to your personal brand and success?
When I asked an aspiring leader what she was doing to advance her career, her response floored me.
I was coaching a client; an accountant in her mid-30’s who is brilliant at the technical part of her job. More than anything she would like to be a manager and eventually a partner in her firm. But she sees others getting promoted ahead of her in spite of her talent. So I asked her, “What you are doing to increase your visibility and be seen as a leader?” Her response floored me.