Day: January 9, 2023

At a Chamber of Commerce Business Card Exchange several years ago a well-dress woman walked up to me, business card in hand and, in perfect form held it in both hands in front of me, gesturing for me to take it. I took the card from her and smiled. She looked up and in a polite voice, said “Thank you,” and walked away. How sad. Here was this obviously well-intentioned woman, who most likely owned an interesting business but never learned what to do at a card exchange. Somewhe…

Ralph Waldo Emerson said ?Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy.? I spent an interesting hour at the dentist?s office yesterday and the time actually flew. I found it fascinating and almost entertaining watching the young woman at the front desk. I guess I?m accustomed to being greeted by a receptionist with a smile and an attitude that conveys ?thanks for coming to see us, not them?.