4 Gifts to Give Your Boss

Blog, Business Etiquette, Tips

‘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

Corporate Dining: Who Pays the Bill?

Blog, Business Etiquette, Dining Etiquette, Tips

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

The Dos and Don’ts of Halloween Costumes at Work

Attire, Blog, Tips

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

Eating Soup from a Cup

Dining Etiquette, Tips

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.