PSOW Blog

Our 2017 NBEW Winner Interview: Tammy West

PSOW Staff - Friday, June 01, 2018

As we prepare for National Business Etiquette Week, we checked back in with Tammy West, winner of last year’s NBEW Contest with her entry on toxic behaviors to avoid in the workplace. Today, Tammy fills us in on her recent PSOW training and how she benefitted from the training.   Read more

6.01.2018

A Casting Call: Seeking The Next Business Etiquette Superstar

PSOW Staff - Friday, May 25, 2018

 The Protocol School of Washington's 12th Annual "National Business Etiquette Week" is June 3-9, 2018.  Read more

5.25.2018

Mispronounced Words to Ban from Your Vocabulary

PSOW Staff - Monday, February 05, 2018

According to noted author and former presidential speechwriter James Humes, “the art of communication is the language of leadership.” As Humes so eloquently points out, what we say and how we say it truly matters and proper grammar—along with correct pronunciation—are the pillars of effective communication. However, there are some words that prove bedeviling to many and their incorrect usage or pronunciation can quickly derail any conversation. To help keep your professional and personal brand from being tarnished by mispronunciations, we present some of the most commonly misspoken words in the English language.   Read more

2.05.2018

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

“When You’re Finished Changing, You’re Finished”: How to reinvent your professional career at the Protocol School of Washington

PSOW Staff - Thursday, August 11, 2016

As one of the most multifaceted figures in American history, Benjamin Franklin was someone who truly embraced change, particularly in the incredibly diverse professional and personal pursuits of his life. Here was a man whose resume would include such diverse positions as politician, inventor, scientist, musician, entrepreneur and author among his many credits. As Franklin himself said, “When you’re finished changing, you’re finished.”   Read more

8.11.2016