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Installing Manners…..Bring Your Manners to Work Day

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, August 15, 2018

When you take the time to load your computer or phone with the latest programs and apps, you not only help make your operating system run more efficiently, you also help make your life more efficient, too. The same principle can also be applied to “soft skills” that we can all “upload” into our own personal “hard drive” to enhance our professional relationships and to make our jobs easier. One of the most important soft skills that anyone can adapt is the use of manners.   Read more

8.15.2018

Interview with Madelyn Ridgeway - 2018 National Business Etiquette Week Winner

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Madelyn Ridgeway, a wife, mom and event planner living in Waterloo, IA is the latest winner of our National Business Etiquette Week contest. This year’s contest asked entrants to explain why they would like to be the next Business Etiquette Superstar and Madelyn impressed us with her career trajectory and reasons for entering the etiquette field. Learn more about Madelyn below—our next Etiquette Superstar!  Read more

7.11.2018

Flag Etiquette: How to Show your Respect for our Nation’s Most Beloved Symbol of Freedom

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, June 26, 2018

At 240 years old this year, Old Glory certainly lives up to its name and we will once again have the honor of displaying our nation’s “Stars and Stripes” to commemorate the upcoming Independence Day holiday. But before you raise your red, white and blue on July 4, make sure you are up on your flag etiquette to ensure you are paying your proper respects to one of our nation’s most respected symbols.   Read more

6.26.2018

What’s in a Name: For the LGBT Community, Outdated Labeling Can Be Offensive

PSOW Staff - Thursday, June 21, 2018

It was the early 1970s, Helen Reddy was proudly singing “I am Woman” and the term “Ms.” first gained prominence among feminists as the chosen honorific for the burgeoning women’s rights movement, even spawning the title of Gloria Steinem’s eponymous and groundbreaking magazine.   Read more

6.21.2018

Meet Gisela Kloess, "PSOW Walk of Fame" STAR

Guest Blogger - Friday, June 08, 2018

In honor of National Business Etiquette Week (NBEW) June 3-9, 2018, we wanted to take this opportunity to provide a better understanding of our graduates and the amazing things they are doing! Gisela Kloess is a 2015 graduate of PSOW, Here's what she shared with us!  Read more

6.08.2018
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