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Is your body language speaking for you?

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Most communication experts now believe that almost 90% of what we say comes from nonverbal cues, which includes our body language. From a flip of the hair to hands on your hips, how you move, gesture, and make expressions can say as much as what comes out of your mouth.   Read more

2.22.2017

State of Civility in America – Crisis!

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The seventh annual Civility in America survey* captures the American public’s views on civility in society with 75% stating incivility in this country has risen to “crisis” levels up from 65% in 2014.  Read more

2.15.2017

Three Steps to Build Your University Precedence List

Guest Blogger - Monday, February 13, 2017

A common problem in academic events is determining the correct placement of guests for functions like seated dinners or an order of procession for academic ceremonies. In an environment where titles and tenure – not to mention donors, alumni, and students – are often steadfastly important, making the decision as to how stakeholders are positioned can be a stressful and politically daunting task.  Read more

2.13.2017

The 5 Rules of Holiday Office Etiquette

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

In a 2015 survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), only 65 percent of respondents said they planned to hold an end-of-the-year gathering for their employees, down from 72 percent in 2012. Does this mean that Ebenezer Scrooge is bringing back the humbug in 2016? Maybe, but that doesn’t mean the holiday party is the ghost of Christmas past quite yet. Although the traditional office celebration might not be as popular as it once was, more than likely the holidays will be celebrated or recognized one way or another at your office.  Read more

12.06.2016

Mastering the International Meeting

PSOW Staff - Monday, November 28, 2016

According to the 2016 American Express Grow Global Survey, an overwhelming majority of surveyed companies (90%) agree that international markets offer significant growth opportunities. However, growth certainly does not come without challenges, and the most significant concerns for those selling outside the U.S. include the ability to build relationships with foreign partners (75%).   Read more

11.28.2016
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