Confidence, key to networking and events success
Does the thought of networking make you a little anxious? You’re not alone. Lady Danielle Di Masi blogs about walking into a business networking event with confidence.
“If you have to fake it till you make I say go for it and never let something like the unknown or nerves get in the way of getting what you deserve.”
5 top business etiquette tips
Lady Danielle Di-Masi refreshes your memory on the five top business etiquette tips to help you be successful for the year ahead. Will you need to practice your handshake over the holidays?
“Give me a limp handshake and I will slap your wrist and make you do it again.”
Your attire guideline
Lady Danielle Di-Masi blogs about ensuring you’re appropriately dressed for business events and functions.
“If an event goes to the effort to state the attire then you should go to the effort to dress appropriately. They obviously have a standard that they would like to see for the function…”
Don’t forget this part of communication
Lady Danielle Di-Masi blogs about choosing the right environment for your meetings, functions and events.
“Etiquette is not just about food and wine, it is all about making your guest comfortable in your presence and this includes selecting the right environment.”
The email time stamp perception
Lady Danielle Di-Masi blogs about how those emails you send late at night might be perceived by the receiver.
“Getting emails in the middle of the night also might make people question what you have been doing online till 2am. Sure the reality may be that you have to do these sorts of hours, but that is what the draft folder is for and send the email first thing in the morning.”
There’s no such thing as an informal meeting
Lady Danielle Di-Masi blogs about treating every meeting as important, even “informal” ones over coffee.
“Always remember you are your client’s experience of the company, you are the service and the product. How you act in your meetings, any meeting no matter how informal you may think it is, influences the way they perceive you and your company as a firm and its value.”
Do you have the right?
Lady Danielle Di-Masi blogs about the six questions you should ask yourself before entering into any conflict, discussion or any interaction
“It’s so easy to want to make everything right, fix people, fix situations but you sometimes have to step back and say ‘this isn’t mine to fix.'”
They want you to do well
Lady Danielle Di-Masi blogs about shaking off nerves before public speaking.
“If you are running a meeting, a training session, being interviewed or speaking at an event then shake off those nerves and feel confident that everyone that will be seeing you wants you to do well; for their sake as well as yours.”