Shine at any Business or Social Event Part #1

When you attend various events for networking it sometimes can be difficult to navigate through the entire process. Figuring out what to wear and even what to say can be a bit challenging. The following are a few quick tips that can help you shine as you Eat, Drink, Talk and Mingle.

Whether you are in a business or social situation, always dress appropriately. Find out in advance what the attire for the event is. If you’re ever unsure, always dress in moderation. Choose something that’s not too dressy and not too causal. A middle of the road wardrobe choice is great.

Writers Get-together

I write a weekly advice column entitled Life Lessons for our local newspaper Today's Local News. One of my fellow columnists Lois Swagerty, celebrated the 2-year anniversary for her column. We got together at the office and enjoyed cupcakes and great conversation. Here I am with two of our writers Humorist, Lois Swagerty (l) and Pet Expert Arden Moore (c).

Exchanging business cards with Arden and Today's Local News editor Susan DeMaggio.
ETIQUETTE EXPERT OPINION:Business Card Etiquette Tip - When exchanging business cards, hand your card to the individual with the card facing right-side-up. Always give a card to get a card. How to? Simply say "Yes I do have a card, I'd like to have your card too".