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Announcement: Train to be a Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant is now the Intercultural Etiquette and Protocol Trainer Course

PSOW Staff - Monday, November 27, 2017

We live in an exciting and challenging world—one in which our globe seems smaller and our business and personal relationships are untethered by the traditional boundaries of oceans, airspace and borders. Modern technology, politics, trade and governmental relations bring people of different cultures together more than ever and we all face the challenges and benefits of creating and maintaining these very powerful professional and personal connections.  Read more

11.27.2017

Cell Phone Etiquette: Places where you should definitely just hang up!

PSOW Staff - Thursday, November 02, 2017

It’s been a while since the former Verizon spokesman asked, “Can you hear me now?” But when it comes to the ubiquitous use of cell phones in everyday society, we not only hear you now, we hear everyone else too—nearly everywhere we go. From concerts and movie theaters to restaurants, elevators, restrooms, waiting areas and nearly every place that a phone tower signal can reach, electronic interaction is at an all-time high. But just because we can talk to anyone at any time and at anyplace doesn’t necessarily mean we need to.  Read more

11.02.2017

Finding Work/Life Balance

PSOW Staff - Friday, October 20, 2017

As president of The Protocol School of Washington, Pamela Eyring is one busy woman. How does she balance it all (work, wife, mother, daughter, member of several boards) successfully?   Read more

Finding Work/Life Balance
POSTED BY: PSOW Staff
10.20.2017

The Problem with "No Problem"

PSOW Staff - Monday, October 02, 2017

As an organization that advocates etiquette, decorum and respect in all levels of communication, we want to talk about the phrase, “No problem.” For some, it’s used as a replacement for the standard “You’re welcome” and for many others, it’s simply a phrase that is absolutely unwelcome.  Read more

The Problem with "No Problem"
POSTED BY: PSOW Staff
10.02.2017

Ex-Etiquette: Recommendations on Easing the Pain of a Broken Marriage

PSOW Staff - Monday, September 18, 2017

Contrary to the often-quoted statistic that over half of marriages end in divorce, researchers say the rate of divorce in the U.S. actually peaked at about 40% around 1980 and has been declining ever since. But for those couples that do go their separate ways, here are some things to consider that can make the process easier.  Read more

9.18.2017
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