The art of conducting effective brainstorming meetings

Posted on: March 7th, 2017 by Arden Clise   No Comments

Meetings are conducted for a variety of reasons – decision making, company or department updates, project updates, brainstorming and more. One of the more challenging or difficult meetings to facilitate effectively is a brainstorming meeting. It sounds like a great idea, but too often the meetings are conducted in a way that people don’t feel…

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Arden Clise
Arden Clise, president of Clise Etiquette, is a business etiquette coach, trainer, speaker and author. Her company specializes in business etiquette, customer service, digital diplomacy, communication styles and executive presence training and coaching. Arden’s book, Spinach in Your Boss’s Teeth: Essential Etiquette for Professional Success is available on Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com and ElliottBayBook.com. Learn more about Clise Etiquette at www.cliseetiquette.com.

Stymied by a sticky situation? Answers to common etiquette dilemmas

Posted on: February 22nd, 2017 by Arden Clise   No Comments

Have you ever been stymied by a sticky situation – like what to say to someone whose fly is down, which bread plate belongs to you or how to ask a loud coworker to turn the volume down? Etiquette dilemmas like these can trip us up and keep us from being fully present and relaxed….

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Arden Clise
Arden Clise, president of Clise Etiquette, is a business etiquette coach, trainer, speaker and author. Her company specializes in business etiquette, customer service, digital diplomacy, communication styles and executive presence training and coaching. Arden’s book, Spinach in Your Boss’s Teeth: Essential Etiquette for Professional Success is available on Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com and ElliottBayBook.com. Learn more about Clise Etiquette at www.cliseetiquette.com.

Avoid these six speaking sins

Posted on: February 7th, 2017 by Arden Clise   No Comments

“The success of your presentation will be judged not by the knowledge you send but by what the listener receives.”  – Lilly Walters Have you ever sat through a really bad presentation? Maybe the speaker rambled on and on and didn’t seem to have a clear direction. Or perhaps the presenter allowed an audience member…

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Arden Clise
Arden Clise, president of Clise Etiquette, is a business etiquette coach, trainer, speaker and author. Her company specializes in business etiquette, customer service, digital diplomacy, communication styles and executive presence training and coaching. Arden’s book, Spinach in Your Boss’s Teeth: Essential Etiquette for Professional Success is available on Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com and ElliottBayBook.com. Learn more about Clise Etiquette at www.cliseetiquette.com.