Tag Archives: office etiquette

Notes: Summer Dress Code?

early last month, i was alerted to a news article in the toronto star about summer dress code for the office that was enough to spark days of debate. Here are some of the highlights from the article: Yes to … Continue reading

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cube dwelling: latte come lately

ever been in a meeting with a co-worker whose behaviour is disruptive but they’re clueless about it? or might you be one of those people? here is how your lack of meeting etiquette may be annoying your colleagues. During the … Continue reading

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cube dwelling: dude..like…umm..whateves!

when recounting events with colleagues, please refrain from speaking like you hang out with wayne & garth: try to avoid sounding like this: “and i was like dude! and he was like yeah, and then i was like no waaay! … Continue reading

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cube dwelling: if you have to cry go outside…

i recently read kelly cutrone’s, ”if you have to cry go outside”, for the 2nd time. it’s an insightful read for those entering the fashion biz as interns or new employees. i wanted to share 3 of her top 10 career … Continue reading

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cube dwelling: sorry is all that you can’t say

“i’m really sorry that i offended you. i didn’t mean to but…” but? but what?! any apology that includes the word “but” is a non-apology, an excuse disguised to look like an apology. do “sorry” is all that you should … Continue reading

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cube dwelling: kids in the hall

dear high school, remember how I didn’t like it the first time around? Remember how we’re grown ups now? stay classy. ac my friend wrote that and it reminded me that the cube dweller’s experience can sometimes feel like being in … Continue reading

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cube dwelling: droppin’ f-bombs like it’s hot

  f@#* me! f@#* off! no f’ing way! get the f@#* outta here! are you f@#*ing kidding me?! that’s f@#*ing bulls@#*t! that’s really f@#*d up! i once worked for a guy who used to drop f-bombs on the regular.  i found … Continue reading

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