How you show up and present yourself in a meeting, at a workplace or corporate event matters. The problem is often we don’t see the issue with some aspects of our behavior especially those displayed in casual environments. Bringing those behaviors into a workplace or formal setting can be detrimental to our career success and growth.
Doris Young Boyer is a Global Protocol and Etiquette Expert who helps us through awkwardly embarrassing moments. Doris shares what etiquette is and why it still matters, no matter where you are in your career.
“This is the big deal with etiquette. That your manners, your behavior, your presence is always under examination, and people deny you things based on how you present yourself.” -Doris Young Boyer
What you should know about etiquette and your career:
- Etiquette is about the look you want to convey to others.
- Confidence, practicality, and reducing conflict are 3 major effects of etiquette.
- Etiquette includes what you do, where you do it, and how you do it.
Beverly and Doris break down a few scenarios where poor etiquette was observed, and how it impacted the perception of the person. Doris explains how proper etiquette helps strengthen relationships and achieve greater success.
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