What toothpaste can teach us about kindness

Posted on: August 24th, 2016 by Arden Clise   No Comments

My wonderful children’s program teacher, Jan Townsend, forwarded me a Facebook post written by someone I don’t know. Her name is Amy and I was both excited and moved by her words. In her post she talked about teaching her daughter, who was entering middle school, about kindness. To teach the lesson, she had her…

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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.

Coffee Meetings: Useful or a waste of time?

Posted on: August 9th, 2016 by Arden Clise   No Comments

“Let’s meet for coffee.”  Sound familiar? If you’re a business owner you may hear this phrase often. Yet, it’s not always a welcome invitation. I received an email from a Clise Etiquette follower asking me how to handle the I-don’t-want-to-meet-for-coffee dilemma. She wrote, “I tend to have far more requests for my time than I…

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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.

Three tips for making public speaking easier

Posted on: July 19th, 2016 by Arden Clise   No Comments

In 2001 I joined Toastmasters, a speaking and leadership skills organization, and it changed my life. I was a devoted member of the Seattle General Toastmasters club for eight years. Recently, I returned to my club to see all of my buddies, some of whom have been members for 30 plus years.  For many longtime…

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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.