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Let’s Stop That! 7 Annoying Habits and Behaviors We Could All Lose

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Image Stretching Gum 350X234 Remember the last time you were talking on your phone at the dinner table—ignoring your guests—your elbows were firmly placed right beside your plate, and you laughed so hard your gum fell out of your mouth? Well, we have three words for you: LET’S STOP THAT! In our never-ending quest to spread the word on social etiquette and eradicate bad manners from our world, we have some gentle reminders on seven offensive behaviors that we all might want to erase from our lives.  Read more

10.1.2019

How to be the Perfect Thanksgiving Guest

PSOW Staff - Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Did you know the first Thanksgiving was held nearly 400 years ago in 1621? It was a big party too…lasting 3 days with more than 150 guests made up of Pilgrims and members of the Wampanoag tribe. No matter the length of your meal, here are some basic rules of etiquette to help make sure you’re the perfect guest.  Read more

10.31.2018

Meet Maryanne Parker, "PSOW Walk of Fame" STAR

Guest Blogger - Tuesday, June 5, 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! Maryanne Parker is a 2017 graduate of PSOW, Here's what she had to tell us!  Read more

6.5.2018

The Principles of Professionalism: Ensuring Students Make the Grade in the Real World

PSOW Staff - Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Understanding the fundamentals of business protocol and professional etiquette are more important than ever in our ever-changing multicultural workforce. But there are nuances and subtle shifts in professional behavior that will make your graduates stand out from the competition.  Read more

5.8.2018

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

PSOW Staff - Thursday, November 2, 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

11.2.2017
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