Communication Tip #37
In business, a first impression is priceless. So is the 14th impression.
It’s that handshake–that greeting right before the business meeting begins. It’s honoring the other by standing to greet the other person. And we women are no longer exempt. Stand–unless it is not possible or if you’re seated farther back in a booth at a restaurant.
A recent article by etiquette/protocol consultant, columnist, and friend, Karen Hickman emphasizes the importance of instilling these basics.