Business Etiquette 101

Posted on July 7, 2008. Filed under: -- On MY Calendar, -- Uncategorized, -- What MOLLY's Up To | Tags: , , , , , |


By Molly Greaves

As a business grad, I was lucky enough to have my school teach me proper business etiquette. That class though, was over 5 years ago, so it’s time for me to get back up to speed, especially in case there are any new trends I’m not aware of. 

I thought I was really lucky to have stumbled across this class, because I’ve been meaning to get re- acclimated with the finer details I may be accidentally slacking on. I was at a conference last month when a man asked me to help him put on his name tag since I was part of the volunteer staff. He told me that he didn’t care where it went, just that it was straight so people wouldn’t think he was a goofball.  The reality is though, is that name tag etiquette exists, and that it really does matter where you put your tag.

So lucky for you, I’m going to attend the class again so you don’t have to, especially since I doubt you want to roll out of bed on 7am for the fun of it. I’ll do a little networking, a little eating, and hopefully a lot of learning, and I’ll come back and report it all; I don’t want you NOT getting a job or closing a deal because you ate your tomato the wrong way. 

Metropolitan Breakfast Club

 Wednesday, July 9, 2008


Time: 7:00am-8:30am

Speaker: Jan Goss, Director, Austin School of Protocol

Topic: Poor Business Etiquette is a Silent Killer

Etiquette specialist Jan Goss’ top tips to outclass the competition and have fun doing it. These tips translate into a hard-edged practical result: Profit — for you and your company.

About Our Speaker:
Jan Goss is owner and director of the Austin School of Protocol, LLC a leader in etiquette and protocol services. Jan was trained and certified at the Washington School of Protocol in Washington, D.C. and studied International Business at American Intercontinental University.

Born in Munich Germany, a daughter of a military family, Jan and her four siblings traveled extensively in her younger years. A passion for people of all cultural and ethnic backgrounds was born and Jan has gone on to dedicate her life to helping others succeed.

An accomplished singer/songwriter and motivational speaker, Jan will soon become a published author as her book, She Scriptures™, is being released in fall 2008.

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