Posted by Guest Author on December 21, 2012 in Business Etiquette [ 0 Comments ]
Ask any successful business owner who their first client was. Chances are, they can tell you; and many will even boast that they still serve that client, years or even decades after they first opened shop. Long-term client relationships fuel small businesses, in large part because it’s cheaper to retain clients than to invest in marketing to find new clients.
But there’s more do it … Read More
Posted by Jessica Sanders on May 14, 2012 in Business Etiquette, Small Business Efficiency [ 0 Comments ]
When doing business internationally, communication becomes critical. In a situation where you can’t meet in your office once a week, phone and online meetings become vital to sustaining the relationship and keeping the flow of communication open.
However, the chance for a communication mishap increases in doing business over-seas. Cultural differences can be a barrier and a hindrance. To avoid any unwanted business catastrophes, utilize … Read More
Posted by Guest Author on January 25, 2012 in Business Etiquette [ 1 Comment ]
Professionally I interact with a lot of different types of people from young entrepreneurs and budding professionals to seasoned creatives and experienced venture capitalists. I’ve noticed that one common thread of success (or lack thereof) is the follow-through.
At the end of our first or second call, it goes … Read More
Posted by Jessica Sanders on January 16, 2012 in Business Etiquette [ 0 Comments ]
In a business world that relies heavily on e-mails and phone calls, you may need a refresher course on what is necessary and appropriate for in person meetings. Interested in how your etiquette currently stacks up? Take a stab a Miss Business Etiquette’s Quiz.
Regardless of how often you find yourself in a business meeting setting, keeping with proper business etiquette is always important.… Read More
Posted by Rachel Hyun Kim on December 20, 2011 in Business Etiquette [ 0 Comments ]
Giving a gift to a boss can become a tricky situation if not handled properly. The wrong gift or present can send the wrong message or even insult your employer. However, this problem can be safely defused with a thoughtful, well-timed present. Therefore, it is important to spend a considerable amount of time picking the best gift possible.
What Presents to Avoid
It may be … Read More