Late Notices: How far in Advance Should Business Meeting invitations be Recieved?

July 3, 2014

Q: When sending an e-mail invitation for a meeting to employees, how far in advance should they receive the invitation. Example: Let’s say the meeting is March 13th – when should the e-mail invite have been sent. Thanks in advance for your help! A: It’s best to give as much advance notice as possible. A […]

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July 3, 2014

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Wedding Invitations: Is it OK to Request Money?

July 2, 2014

Q: I Just received an invitation to a wedding the message reads as follows: Your presence at our wedding is present enough! But if we’re honored with a gift from you, may we request a gift of money to help the dream of our new home come true! Is the above request proper? A: No […]

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July 2, 2014

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Business Dining: When is it Approproate to Begin Eating?

July 1, 2014

Q: Recently I was attending a business dinner with about 30 people in our party. I thought the proper etiquette for when I could start eating in a group this large, was when the person to my right and left were both served, it was OK to begin. As I started to eat, another person […]

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July 1, 2014

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Condolences: When do Personal Inquires Become too Much?

June 30, 2014

Q: A friend recently suffered the loss of her uncle. He was a nationally renowned figure, so I cut out clippings of reminiscences about him from the local newspapers to enclose along with my condolences. Then I reach my curious circumstance. It has been some time since I last corresponded with her, and I’m sorely […]

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June 30, 2014

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Wedding Showers: What to do for Co-Workers Going into Second Marriages?

June 29, 2014

Q: Hi, our question is about a co-worker, who we all love and care about, who is getting married in April. She and her fiance are having a private wedding, in the Dominican Republic. . There is no family attending at their request. This is her fourth wedding and his second. What we are wondering […]

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June 29, 2014

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