What’s New for 2012?

      I know it seems silly to be asking “What’s new for 2012?” in mid February but since I (Cynthia Lett, Editor)  have been under the weather since late December, 2011 and am just now ready to tackle the year with energy and clarity of mind and purpose, I am going to pretend that […]

Cursing in the Workplace

Can you get fired for cursing at work? By Alina Dizik, CareerBuilder.com July 25, 2011 9:07 a.m. EDT Even if you do great work, cursing can have an impact on your ability to get promoted. (CareerBuilder.com) — If you’re cursing at work, be careful. While it’s commonplace to curse once in a while and may […]

For Great Connections -Follow-up is Key

Published July 19, 2011 in the Kenosha News – Jobs By Dawn Klingensmith CTW Features In business, there are certain types of favors that require more than sincere thanks in return. Jodi Glickman calls this extra step “closing the loop,” or letting the person who helped you know how things turned out. Especially when she […]

First Impressions Count at Parent University

Help your child navigate their social world. Good manners may be the key to your child’s social success. On May 9 from 7:15- 8:30 pm – Ms. Cynthia W. Lett, Certified Etiquette Professional and Executive Director of the International Society of Protocol & Etiquette Professionals will share her insights on how to help your child […]

First Impressions Count!

The Lett Group with Susan M. Abrams, CCC-SLP is offering a new course. First Impressions Count! Social Etiquette Training for 11-15 year-olds with Asperger’s & High Functioning Autism Cynthia Lett, Certified Etiquette Professional & Susan Abrams, M.A.,CCC-SLP are now offering a new program to focus on social skills for children ages 11-15 with Asperger’s & […]

Building Instant Rapport

The foundation for building rapport is based on the exchange of a few basic communication signals. Here are 4 key ways to build instant rapport. This is based on the book, Get Along With Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere by Arnold Sanow and Sandra Strauss. 1. Smile. A smile is the connecting point of a relationship, whether personal […]

Afternoon Tea isn’t High Tea

I know that when I see an establishment advertise “High Tea” that they mean “Afternoon Tea” or “Proper English Tea” but it bothers me because they are teaching those who read the advertisement the wrong name for the event. “High Tea” is not high-class.

Saving Face in China – excerpt from new iPhone application

I am grateful that I was a resource for the new iPhone application produced by the International Herald Tribune about international cultures and business.  This is an excerpt from an article which was published today in the IHT and New York Times.  – Cynthia Lett