What not to do when asking for favors

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

Sometimes people forget their manners when it comes to seeking help. They get tunnel vision over their need for clients, a job or attendees for their workshop. It’s me, me, me and they forget there are some basic rules we follow when asking for assistance. Don’t let your need for a favor make you lose…

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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/.

Being Prepared

Posted on: April 17th, 2015 by Le Ann Langston   No Comments

Thinking about taking my daughter to Girl Scouts tonight has me thinking about being prepared.  Or maybe that is the Boy Scouts motto?  I digress….. If I’ve learned two things working with credit and debit cards it is to be prepared, have a back-up plan and review your accounts regularly.  I’ve learned these through a…

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Seven steps to keep remote employees happy in conference calls

Posted on: April 7th, 2015 by Arden Clise   No Comments

Meetings are a part of our work life, much to the consternation of many. Employees complain about how many meetings they have to attend, which are often poorly run and seem to lack purpose. Meetings are even more challenging when you are a remote employee calling in via conference call. So often those outliers dialing…

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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/.