A college degree is a door opener; however, a young executive must offer something more than basic technical knowledge. Business relationships are developed in a variety of situations, including lunches, receptions, dinners and fundraisers. Do you have the tools needed to stand out?

American vs European Dining

Properly Appointed Table


Business Casual


There are few terms that cause as much confusion in the office as “Business Casual.” A recent study found that nearly 90 percent of workplace dress codes have become less formal over the past 10 years. Now some employers are trying to reverse the declining trend and finding it difficult to get their employees on board.

Business Casual Defined



Diane Gottsman

The Protocol School of Texas