It’s Time to (Office) Party!

By Stayce Wagner, Spencer Crane Etiquette, LLC It is office holiday party season.  Finally, an opportunity to throw off those boring work clothes, forget about those pesky business etiquette rules and let the real you out! Just kidding. (And if you didn’t catch the joke…I highly recommend that you continue reading.) Seriously, have a great […]

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International Business Travel – Minding Your P’s and Queues

By Stayce Wagner, Spencer Crane Etiquette, LLC You’ve exchanged countless emails with your global business partner and you’ve followed her social media content. You feel like you know her – you can rattle off her work history for the past 5 years, her good reads, her favorite musical artists and where she vacationed last summer. […]

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“Business Casual?! What Does That Mean?”

By Stayce Wagner, Spencer Crane Etiquette, LLC Ask 5 people to define business casual and you will get 5 different answers. This is the problem with business casual, the rules aren’t clear. Prior to the 1990’s, dressing for the office was easy – you dressed up. Suits and ties for men and pantyhose and makeup […]

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Are Good Manners A Requirement for Business Success?

By Stayce Wagner, Spencer Crane Etiquette, LLC “Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners.” Laurence Sterne As I sat down to write this business etiquette blog for The Estrin Report, I wondered, are good manners a requirement for business success? Not surprisingly, the answer is an unequivocal no. Anyone who […]

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