Raise the Bar

It’s Friday afternoon, which means that your work week is coming to an end and you have at least a little time to relax and link up with friends. Scarlet knows that after a long, hard week, a night on the town is always good to shake the stress away. Social events held at your…

Facebook Etiquette 101

Facebook is an excellent tool for social networking. It has done such things as aid in reuniting lost friends and family members and help people who are far distances apart, maintain some sort of relationship over the web. Social networking sites such as Facebook can also provide a professional boost, when monitored and used correctly.…

Your Handshake Speaks Volumes

   The handshake is a quick and fairly easy way to make a great first impression and establish yourself with others as both a confident and assertive professional. Scarlet reminds you that the handshake is a very important part of business etiquette if, and when done correctly. There are many ways that a simple handshake can…

Sick at Work

So…it’s happened to the best of us. We got sick. But, what happens when you are sick, but you feel like you HAVE to go to work? Well, did you consider the people around you…that they too might get sick?  Scarlet is certainly not proposing that you don’t go to work SOLELY because you don’t want…

The Unlucky Pot Luck

Personally, Scarlet is not a fan of traditional potlucks. There is just something a tad creepy and mysterious about the random food and more importantly, its preparation process that makes me uneasy. Anyway, this post refers to a more personal issue regarding food. Have you ever brought in your lunch to work and later discovered…

Tardy For The Party

So, it happens to the best of us. We run a couple of minutes behind and sometimes in situations that are really critical. Imagine running late for a wedding ceremony. What do you do? Skip the wedding all together and just go to the reception? Lurk around the lobby and wait for the let out?…

LEGACY

Most of us probably don’t have the time or the patience to sit around and perfectly craft out each and every step of our future. Even if you did do that, we all know that wrenches and unexpected hurdles will arise anyway. This doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t at least know the direction that you want to…

Weddings Guests Get Jail Time!

So, this has surely been a busy season of weddings! I have been to two very enjoyable weddings within the past month in Detroit and Chicago. It’s been refreshing to actually attend a wedding where I wasn’t working or had at least one task. I did however encounter the same awkward situation at both weddings.…

BMW — Living the classy life

There is no denying that when a dinner table is properly and fully set, it can get crowded and sometimes confusing. Well, here is an easy way to keep you on track and ensure that you won’t use your neighbors dinnerware. Locate your BMW when you get to your place setting. When you look down,…

Fancy Hair

A woman’s hair can come in all different shapes, sizes and colors and more amazingly, it can change in the blink of an eye. Unfortunately, the timing of this blink can change dramatically depending on who the hair stylist is. Scarlet has surely had her share of hair styles and stylists and their timing and…