FCW Consulting Times

FCW Etiquette Tips Webinar Series

Posted by: ~ September 30, 2012 ~ 0 comments

Fiona Cameron will be hosting a series of free etiquette webinars on the interactive video conferencing platform Shindig.com.  Join her in October for Dining in Style and Children’s Etiquette Tips.

Dining in Style

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Successful seminar for private service professionals

Posted by: ~ August 16, 2012 ~ 0 comments

A great group of attendees spent Saturday with Fiona, Bonnie Low-Kramen, and Vickie Sokol Evans at “Raising the Bar to Gain Your Edge”, a very special one-day mini-conference for Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants, and private service professionals.

Here are the handouts from the seminar:

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Bring-Your-Own Device Takes off in the Workplace, but What Are the Risks?

Posted by: ~ August 10, 2012 ~ 0 comments

by Stephen Conroy, Cong IT

Are you able to access your computer network at work with your iPad? What about your iPhone or your laptop computer? This trend, known as bring-your-own-device or BYOD, is on the rise in the workplace. It makes sense: When companies encourage employees to bring their own devices to the office, these same companies don’t have to spend as much on desktop computers and other high-tech equipment.

The move ...

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Insights into planning a family vacation to China

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by TJMS Partners

The secret is the guides

A trip to Beijing and Shanghai presents an opportunity to explore China’s fascinating history (Beijing) and to peer into its future (Shanghai). Perhaps more than any other destination, your choice of guides in China will determine how well you get to know the country and its people. Hiring a generic guide through a hotel concierge will not result in a meaningful experience.

For those ...

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Raising the Bar to Gain Your Edge

Posted by: ~ July 2, 2012 ~ 0 comments

With industry leaders Fiona Cameron, Bonnie Low-Kramen, and Vickie Sokol Evans

For Personal & Executive Assistants and all Private Service Professionals

You are invited to this very special one-day meeting of the minds teaching
ways to raise your standards of excellence to give you the edge you need.

Raising the Bar to Gain Your Edge

Date:  Saturday, August 11th, 2012
Time: 9:30-4:30PM EDT
Location:  NYC Seminar ...

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Summer Shopping Highlights

Posted by: ~ May 31, 2012 ~ 0 comments

Spring has sprung!!! We are so excited about Spring 2012 fashion trends. If I can sum it up in one word….COLOR!

Not since the 80’s have we seen so many bright, even neon colors and bold prints in women’s fashion. The two hottest shades of all that color is with out a doubt coral and tangerine.

Coral became all the rage when Kate Middleton appeared wearing a pair of ...

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Smell and Persuasion

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Remember that up to 95% of all persuasion and influence involves a subconscious trigger.  That is a feeling that is generated when you attempt to influence your prospect.

What is the answer to the following Persuasion IQ question?

Which of the following can affect the persuasion process?

a)     Color
b)     Smell
c)     Moods
d)     Appearance
e)     All of the above

I know this question is on the difficult side, but I wanted you to understand the importance of subconscious triggers.  The answer to today’s ...

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Entertain a Client with Sports

Posted by: ~ March 19, 2012 ~ 0 comments

By: Peter Kemp
CEO, Sports World Access

Sports have always been a great resource for entertaining your most important clients, as long as you execute properly. Differentiate yourself by having high touch access to “top 100” golf clubs which will leave lasting impressions on your most valued clients. Don’t get stuck entertaining your most important clients at clubs that neither of you has heard of; it can send the negative impression that ...

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Olympic Protocol

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By: Karen Bryk, M.V.O.
Deputy Chief of Protocol
Government of Manitoba

The various elements of the Olympic Games ceremonies are mandated by the Olympic Charter and cannot be changed by the host nation. The basic events of each ceremony have remained unchanged. The presentation of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies continue to increase in scope, scale and expense with each successive celebration, but they are still steeped in tradition.

Things to watch for

The ...

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Making a Lasting First Impression

Posted by: ~ March 9, 2012 ~ 0 comments

You never get a second chance to make a first impression.  Here are some quick tips on how to make that first impression count .

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