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VNC is offering another set of leadership workshops in February.  This series is offered at the beautiful Chateau la Motte on Vansittart Ave. in Woodstock, ON.  I had the privilege of meeting with the Guest House’s owner, Alida Joubert before Christmas and she gave me a tour of the magnificent facility.  Facilitating leadership in such a breath-taking setting is very exciting! I am also thrilled to announce that I will be appearing on the Lainger & Shelby show Monday morning (January 16) to discuss my workshops and offerings.  Make sure you tune

Inspired by #firstsevenjobs trending on Twitter, I got thinking about my first few jobs.  Some of them were menial but served the purpose of generating an income to gain purchase power as a teenager. Others were necessary to save for the pursuit of higher education.  Still others just paid the bills. Regardless, every job I had gave me skills and attributes that have molded me into the leader that I am today. 1.  Snack Bar/Gas Attendant My father landed me my very first job.  It was working at a variety store/snack

When I am researching for articles, posts or material for VNC Image & Etiquette, I have many words that I will use in my search that are related.  I’ve included them here.  Let me know of words that you might think of and include them in the comments below. Etiquette Manners Image Wardrobe Style Fashion Look Leadership Career Success Civility Kindness Courtesy Mentorship Career Politeness Positivity Optimistic Friendliness Thoughtfulness Respect Self-esteem Confidence Congeniality Social Grace Charm Protocol Butler Poise Elegance Class

  I’ve been working for many (many, many) years towards getting a business off the ground. The vision began with a joke between a friend of mine and myself. We were both career counsellors at an employment agency and were commenting on the need for some of our clients to understand the importance of their attitude, wardrobe, manners and behaviour choices. We thought it would be funny to have our own etiquette business to teach these necessary but absent skills. After some time and several clients later, I began to

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