I really enjoy spending time in other countries and have been blessed to be able to do it on a fairly regular basis. If there is one lesson I have learned, however, it is that when traveling international, understanding the customs and culture of the … [Read more...] about Minding Your World Travel Manners
In Thursday's Wall Street Journal there was an interesting article by Christina Binkley titled "Wall Street Women: Dress Code of Silence" about women and workplace fashion. My own work takes me all over the country into companies that range … [Read more...] about It’s Business Casual, Not Barbecue Casual
Today all Starbucks stores gave away free 12-Ounce cups of coffee from 10 a.m. until noon to thank their customers for their patronage. This "coffee break" as they are calling it, is a great way to garner publicity and to show that they are … [Read more...] about Starbucks Gives Back to their Customers
During the times that I have walked through department stores in New York in the last couple of weeks, I have become much more AWARE of the "Cosmetic Connectors." As I hurried through the main lobby, if I so much as made a glimpse of eye … [Read more...] about Cosmetic Counter Carnival
I have a friend in New York who runs THE best catering service in the city! His name is Paul Neuman (not "Cool Hand Luke"...but he is definately a star in his own right!). I know him through a mutual association we belong to and he recently … [Read more...] about Catering to the Customer!
I wanted to tell you about a new organization I just joined called SheSpeaks. It was created by a friend of mine, Aliza Freud, a marketing executive with an extensive career at a Fortune 500 company. SheSpeaks is a a national network of smart and … [Read more...] about Check Out This Organization