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Etiquette Tips that Work!

Going to an Office Party? Here are a Few Etiquette Rules to Follow Sure, everyone loves a party. But in the business world, these seemingly innocent gatherings...

People enjoy meetings when they are interactive. The more people talk, the more people will get to know each other. What a brilliant way to get them to enjoy...

The More Specific "Thanks," The More Valued

As we approach Thanksgiving - gosh what a wonderful holiday - I like to think about all those things and people I appreciate... It reminds me however of the...

Be Connected 24/7, That Is...?

Just because we can, should we? Be connected to our work 24/7, that is? Even on our lil island, I've noticed lotsa people on their SmartPhones at ridiculous...

The instigators of the original Nantucket Christmas Stroll were merely trying to prevent islanders from escaping to Cape Cod, 30 miles across the Sound, to do...

How to Lose Friends and Clients FAST

The value of “throwing someone under the bus.” There is none. It DOESN'T work... So why do we see this behavior happening, repeatedly, in most business and...
Benefits of Peer Group Advisory Boards

A leader no longer has to go it alone!  Peer Advisory Groups are cropping up across the nation as an opportunity for key leaders to engage in rich dialogue,...

If you want to add more energy to your organization, and get it moving faster, use deadlines! Huh? People always use deadlines. What is so great about...

Avoid Them and Prosper

“The reason that I didn't get that report in on time was because my computer crashed, and I lost all of my supporting information..." "I'm sorry for...
Everyone brings their own puzzle piece to the meeting

Meetings CAN Be Something Your Folks Appreciate

Want to add value to your meetings? How often do we hear people groan about having to go to another meeting? It doesn't have to be that way. Here is some...

What is YOUR On Time Arrival Percentage?

What is your "on-time arrival percentage?"  Do you arrive on time for appointments, meetings, and other functions? Is being on time a habit with you? One of...
Dan Wolf, Cape Air, Nantucket, speech, meet and great, State Politics, Massachusetts governor

Meet Your State Legislators

by June Meyers   With a conglomerate of over 600 local businesses comprising its membership, the Chamber of Commerce closely monitors developments in the State...

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