Business On Screen

  • April 13, 2020
Business on screen

COVID-19 revolutionised the way we work and business is now conducted on screen – globally; remote working took off on a big scale. People work from their kitchens, home office, study or gardens and photos on all social platforms reflect this. As we are wired…

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Dating – A successful romantic start

  • February 10, 2020
Dating - A successful romantic start

Valentine's Day is considered to be the most romantic day of the year where expressions of love and affection are plentiful as well as an abundance of gifts. For the young, this day may be considered a much more adventurous and long awaited day. For the…

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10 Driving Etiquette Tips

  • May 13, 2019
Driving Etiquette

With an increasing part of our day spent driving and mostly in traffic, controlling temper and road rage is challenging to say the least. So what does it take to be a courteous driver? 1. Safety on the road Whether you’re driving alone or with…

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Minding your manners online

  • May 13, 2019
Minding your manners online

Keeping in touch with others online happens every day and for the most part of it. Whether it’s a business or social relationship, online interaction is fast, easy and convenient. As almost everyone is interacting online, are basic good manners and etiquette still being observed?…

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What to wear? 3 Dress codes explained

  • April 22, 2019
What to wear

“Dress for success. Image is very important. People judge you by the way you look on the outside.” Brian Tracy When the dress code is printed on the invitation you receive, you have a clear indication of how formal or not the event is going…

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“After you…” – Lift Etiquette

  • April 15, 2019

Avoiding the stairs and taking the lift which is a small, confined space with strangers is, as we may think, normal. And as with everything, we expect others to behave in a manner respectful to us, and of course, we are respectful to others too.…

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Conferences – A professional’s participation

  • March 27, 2019

Any conferences you plan to attend? Coming across as professional is a must – even though you may think no one is ‘watching’ you among the crowd. Let’s share a few tips on how to enjoy the experience as a true professional: Dress Code No…

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Spa Etiquette – The right way to unwind and relax

  • November 23, 2018
Spa Etiquette

There is no better place than a spa to allow yourself to close your eyes, unwind and relax and recharge yourself from today's hectic life. Not considered so much an indulgence any more but a necessity to strike the right balance and enjoy inner peace.…

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Cheers to you!

  • October 15, 2018
Cheers to you

Cheers! – So many would say and clink the glasses together. Well, if you really want to know, proper etiquette dictates otherwise. Before sharing 6 tips on drinking etiquette, we thought of sharing how drinks are served: 1. Before dinner, aperitif drinks, like dry alchol,…

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The real meaning of ‘all you can eat’ at a buffet

  • October 1, 2018
The real meaning of 'all you can eat' at a buffet

An online search of the definition of the word 'buffet',  included: a meal where people serve themselves different types of food buffet - consisting of serveral dishes from which guests serve themselves a meal set out on a buffet or table for ready access and…

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5 things to keep in mind before taking off

  • August 7, 2018
5 things to keep in mind before taking off

School holidays are here, companies shut down and many will be taking off for a long-awaited break. Away from it all. Here are five things to keep in mind before taking off on your vacation: 1. Research luggage allowances All airlines have different guidelines with…

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Minding your manners – Teenagers’ perspective on etiquette

  • July 14, 2018
Minding your manners - Teenagers' perspective

I asked three male and three female teenagers between the ages of 16 and 18 five questions about their perspective on manners and etiquette. Have a read below to understand their view on this topic. As adults we need to listen to them and learn…

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