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How to Master Your Handshake

By | September 1st, 2015|Member Contributed|

Handshakes are the ultimate greeting. A handshake is the physical link between two people, and the physical greeting that goes with our words.  We notice people non-verbally by their touch, and the way we touch someone in both social and business situations - that is appropriate and customary - is with our handshake. A handshake [...]

Business Card Etiquette: Do’s and Don’ts

By | July 8th, 2015|Member Contributed|

How you present and use your business card is an important part in building professional and profitable relationships. Your business card is part of your visual communications package.  It is also a reflection of your professionalism. You should present your business card in such a way that it is remembered and kept by the recipient, [...]

Attitude: The Key to Success

By | May 15th, 2015|Member Contributed|

I believe that behind a person’s success - in life and in business -  exists a positive attitude that has provided the focus required to help that person achieve his or her goals.  Attitude is the key to one’s success. Here are some of my personal “attitude check-in” mantras that I would like to share [...]

The WBN’s Businesswoman of the Year Awards Gala: Decoding the Dress Code!

By | March 24th, 2015|Member Contributed|

I have been a proud member of the WBN for eight years and am currently a Co-Chair on the BYA Gala Committee. My favourite WBN event every year is the Businesswoman of the Year Awards Gala, which will be taking place  on April 23rd. The Businesswoman of the Year Awards celebrates the contribution and accomplishments [...]

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The Key to Business Success in 2015

By | January 12th, 2015|Member Contributed|

“It’s all about new beginnings, laying solid foundations and building strong relationships. Everything we want is in front of us!”  Unknown Anything we want to achieve in our lives is possible because it is within our control. The decisions we make and the actions we take - or don’t take - establish where we end [...]

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By | July 30th, 2014|Member Contributed|

I have posted a similar blog in the past, but there are some new additions based on questions and feedback I received from many of you regarding the etiquette when using 'reply all' or 'copy' in an email. This issue is tackled in this blog! 1. Remember: email is not private. Once it's out there [...]

Image Savvy: How to Cluster Your Clothes

By | July 10th, 2014|Member Contributed|

As an image management consultant, I empower and enable my clients to achieve their personal and professional goals by applying image management strategies in everyday life. Image management is the ongoing process of evaluating and controlling the impact of your appearance on yourself and others. It is about creating an authentic, appropriate, attractive and affordable [...]

The Importance of Managing Your Image

By | May 12th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Your image is constantly at work. It can work for you, or against you. How is your image working for you? Are you effectively managing it? Your image - the way you look, care for and carry yourself, your personal style, poise and presence - is part of who you are. It reflects your personality, [...]

The WBN’s Businesswoman of the Year Gala: What to Wear?

By | April 27th, 2014|Member Contributed|

I have been a member of the WBN for almost eight years. I am past Chair of the Businesswoman of the Year, Nominating & Awards Committee and currently act as Secretary on the WBN Executive. My favourite event of the year is the WBN's Businesswoman of the Year Gala which takes place every year in [...]

12 Email Etiquette Tips for Professional Success

By | March 6th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Everything you do, communicates, and speaks volumes about you, your skill set and level of professionalism, as well as your organization's overall image and brand. How we communicate, effects our relationships. The key to business success are our relationships. So how you connect with your clients, potential clients, co-workers, supervisors, etc., is extremely important because [...]

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