Imagine you’re at a networking event, making small talk with strangers like a pro—surfing topics from pop culture to positive current events. Smiling, laughing, building your network, and wait for it . . . having fun! No awkward silences and stale, recycled conversations about sports and the weather. You’re not dreaming; it is possible. It just takes … Read More
It’s official. Businesses are embracing the remote work model. According to experts, 40.7 million American professionals will be fully remote in the next five years. What does this mean for young professionals? This means that your online meeting etiquette needs to be flawless from day one because online meetings could be the primary—or only—face-to-face communication … Read More
‘Tis the season! The holidays are around the corner. Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for your boss? Yes, your boss. In today’s modern business world, it’s possible to buy your boss a holiday gift without appearing desperate – or worse, if you consider a few tips. At Spencer Crane Etiquette, we show … Read More
Quick question: When you’re dining with your boss, client or colleagues, who should pay the bill? Throughout your career, you may attend many business meals. Some meals may be at casual sandwich shops, others may be at upscale restaurants. Whether the venue is humble or fancy, you should know the answer to this critical question: … Read More
Your organization’s annual Halloween costume contest is always a fun time. What are you planning to wear? Friendly reminder: A costume with a label that starts with “sexy” won’t win Best Costume. Neither will a costume that aims to shock or is grotesque – so you may want to pass on wearing the flesh-eating Zombie … Read More
Are you tired of wasting money on your work attire? Would you like your business casual wardrobe to be more versatile? Do you wonder if your 9-to-5 outfit choices are work appropriate? Yes, the “what-do-I-wear-to-work” struggle is real, but there is a solution! The first step is to think about what your workwear choices say … Read More
When eating soup from a cup, resting the spoon on the saucer instead of in the cup will help you to avoid knocking the handle and spilling the soup. Photo taken at Ashes Boutique and Tea Garden in Jacksonville, Florida.