How to Choose the Right Wine at a Business Lunch

How to choose the right wine at a business lunch

You’ve been invited to a business lunch, and you’ve been offered to choose the wine. If you’re an expert sommelier, then choosing the right wine to pair with your meal should be a breeze. But most of us don’t have that type of expertise. And when you open up the wine menu, you have absolutely […]

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Considerations for International Business Gifts

Considerations for International Business Gifts

Travelling internationally for your job can be a lot of fun. It’s a chance for you to meet new people, make new connections and see new places. To leave a positive and memorable impression on those you’ve met during your business travels, it’s often a good idea to offer a gift as a way to […]

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4 Body Language Mistakes in the Office

4 Body Language Mistakes in the Office

When you’ve worked so hard to climb the corporate ladder and have put so much effort into building your education and technical skills, that last thing you want is to damage your professional reputation with the wrong body language gestures in the office.

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Summer Dress Tips to Look Cool and Professional

Summer Dress Tips to Look Cool and Professional

Do you find it difficult to keep cool and look professional in summer? Personally I find summer to be one of the hardest seasons to dress for when you’re a businessperson. You can leave your house looking fresh and lively but after riding a crowded bus and/or train, you arrive at the office flustered, hot, […]

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How to Create Your Own Success

How to Create Your Own Success

Whether it’s for your personal life or your career, I’ve found that one of the most powerful actions you can take to propel yourself toward success is to look back, recognise, and celebrate the achievements you’ve had along the way.

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10 Most Popular Posts from Executive Impressions

10 Most Popular Posts on the Executive Impressions Blog

Today marks the 50th post that I’ve published on the Executive Impressions blog! I started the Executive Impressions blog because I wanted to offer business etiquette tips and advice to guide, inspire and motivate my readers toward success in their job and in their life.

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12 Airplane Etiquette Tips

12 Airplane Etiquette Tips

Holiday season is approaching. No doubt you’ve already blocked out in your calendar some precious vacation time. You may have even collected some brochures of those exotic places you’d like to visit. You’re getting excited about your trip. But for many, as soon as you arrive at the airport, that excitement often turns into stress.

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How to Look Confident at Networking Events

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With the spring weather making people feel more social, you’ve probably noticed that in the last few weeks your e-mail inbox has been filling up with more and more invitations to networking events. The warmer weather tends to make us want to step outside more, become more social and organise events that connect and inspire.

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10 Ways to Brighten Up Your Work Wardrobe for Spring

10 Ways to Brighten Up Your Work Wardrobe for Spring

Spring is my favourite season of the year. I love seeing the new flowers bloom and the days grow longer. It’s also rejuvenating to be able to shed your heavy winter coat, gloves and scarf for much lighter and brighter clothing for the spring and summer seasons. If you’re in the northern hemisphere, you’re probably […]

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E-mail Etiquette for a Total Executive Presence

E-mail etiquette for a total executive presence

When you read about developing your “executive presence”, you automatically think of your professional attire, your body language, and possibly your voice. Of course, these are all important elements to work on, but quite often, the effort stops there. You figure, if you look and act like a successful businessperson, that’s all you need to […]

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