PSOW Blog

"Memorable experiences are what protocol is about after all."

PSOW Staff - Sunday, March 25, 2018

During National Protocol Officer Week, we caught up with Andrew Loeb Shoenig, winner of last year’s NPOW contest who captured—on film—a minor protocol breach involving a US flag being gifted to the wrong dignitary and how he was able to reconcile the situation. This year, we catch up with Andrew to get his reflections on his recent PSOW complimentary training, his current plans as well as his thoughts on the importance of protocol in today’s world.   Read more

3.25.2018

Protocol in a Time of Tragedy: PSOW Graduates Help Florida International University Heal from a Tragedy

PSOW Staff - Thursday, March 22, 2018

During times of tragedy, we look for answers to help assuage our grief but we also long for a sense of order to help us restore stability in what can feel like a chaotic time. This is when protocol can be instrumental in helping us to properly pay our respects but to also help us regain a sense of normalcy. Nowhere was this truer than the response to the recent pedestrian bridge accident that took place on the campus of Florida International University in Miami.   Read more

3.22.2018

Speak to All Generations

Guest Blogger - Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Each generation assumes their children will have the same values and desires—even though the world changes every day. Because people are living longer and leading more productive lives, we are in a unique situation where, for the first time in history, there are four distinct generations working together under the same global roof—at the same time.  Read more

Speak to All Generations
POSTED BY: Guest Blogger
11.15.2016

Meet Pam "I Did It - So Can You"

Guest Blogger - Sunday, June 05, 2016

 In the spring of 1997, I received a call from an Air Force colleague, Monica Earley, sharing her experience after attending The Protocol School of Washington’s (PSOW) Train to be a Corporate Etiquette and International Protocol Consultant training program. I was the Deputy Director for the headquarters protocol office at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.  Read more

Meet Pam "I Did It - So Can You"
POSTED BY: Guest Blogger
6.05.2016

What does it mean to be in protocol?

PSOW Staff - Friday, April 22, 2016

Protocol is the fine art and science of facilitating events for people of different cultures to find common purpose, engage strategic and sensitive issues, and create relationships and memories for a lifetime.  Read more

4.22.2016