Tick tock, the clock is ticking: The etiquette of working with service providers

Posted on: June 23rd, 2015 by Arden Clise   No Comments

They say time is money. Sometimes it’s hard to see that, other times when you’re paying someone an hourly fee it’s very obvious. A client of mine, who works for a law firm, asked me to address the etiquette of working with service providers who charge by the hour and the etiquette service providers need…

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Arden Clise
Arden Clise, President of Clise Etiquette, is a business etiquette consultant and columnist for the Puget Sound Business Journal. She specializes in business etiquette, customer service, social media etiquette, communication styles and executive presence consulting and coaching. Learn more about Clise Etiquette at www.cliseetiquette.com, or read more from Arden at www.cliseetiquette.com/blog/.

I’m sorry you feel that way

Posted on: June 10th, 2015 by Arden Clise   No Comments

I am a bit of a business related reality TV show junkie. My favorite shows are Shark Tank and The Profit. You may have heard about Shark Tank – the show where entrepreneurs pitch their product or service to investors to get funds to grow their business. The Profit features Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO…

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Arden Clise
Arden Clise, President of Clise Etiquette, is a business etiquette consultant and columnist for the Puget Sound Business Journal. She specializes in business etiquette, customer service, social media etiquette, communication styles and executive presence consulting and coaching. Learn more about Clise Etiquette at www.cliseetiquette.com, or read more from Arden at www.cliseetiquette.com/blog/.

Eight tips for handling people who frustrate you

Posted on: May 21st, 2015 by Arden Clise   No Comments

The second week of May is National Etiquette Week – a time when we remember the importance of acting with courtesy, civility, kindness and good manners. And a good reminder it is. In our busy, rush, rush 21st century lives, it seems couratesy and kindness often take a back seat to our own agenda. For…

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Arden Clise
Arden Clise, President of Clise Etiquette, is a business etiquette consultant and columnist for the Puget Sound Business Journal. She specializes in business etiquette, customer service, social media etiquette, communication styles and executive presence consulting and coaching. Learn more about Clise Etiquette at www.cliseetiquette.com, or read more from Arden at www.cliseetiquette.com/blog/.