Writings

Words of Advice from Ms. J

Advice from your Life Etiquette Expert

For the past 9, almost 10 years, I have presented etiquette workshops, classes and seminars for very diverse populations at various venues—grade schools through high schools, college campuses, corporate businesses, community events and organizations, and yes, correctional facilities and faith-based congregations. That is what “life etiquette” is all about; how to be in any situation. I always give participants an opportunity to ask me an etiquette question. What do you really want to know? This section will include some of the questions that have been posed to me over the years. If you have an etiquette questions that you like considered, please complete the contact form. If I don’t know the answer, I’ll do my best to find the answer. Thank you for your interest. It is my hope that these answers will help you to put your best foot forward.

Gift Giving

A couple of years ago I did an online show about gift giving at graduation. The host asked…

Leave the drama behind: family reunion tips

Life Etiquette, it’s all about respect for ourselves, for others and for the world around us.  As a…

Getting that first date!

Spring is finally upon us, and as the weather warms, people want to get out and connect with…

Dining Etiquette

I receive a question from a client who said, “I was brought up using a fork or a spoon…

Choice Words

I was listening to a local radio station the other day and I heard a song that had…

Introducing Life Etiquette according to Ms. J

When it comes to relationships — whether family, community, the workplace, or the larger world — I have witnessed…

Know Yourself

I met with an associate turned friend today. He showed quite an interested in my work called “life…

Resume Writing 001

Do you remember File 13? Okay, if you are of a certain generation, you do. For those who…

Etiquette as a Way of Life

Expert on civility teaches jail inmates As the CEO of your own small business, you need all the help…