We are joined today by Lisa Grotts, a recognized etiquette expert, on-air contributor, and the author of A Traveler's Passport to Etiquette. She writes a manners blog for The Huffington Post and she is also a guest contributor to the Nob Hill Gazette in San Francisco. Lisa joins us to share her top tips on how to network before, during and after an event.
Listen to host Eric Dye and guest Lisa Grotts discuss the following questions:
Networking at events can be quite nerve-wracking. What do you recommend people do to prepare?
How do you make the best impression, and what are some of the techniques you can employ to insure networking success?
Networking doesn’t end when the event ends, what do you suggest people do post-event?
What are your top 3 tips for networking success?
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ABOUT OUR GUEST
Lisa Grotts is a recognized etiquette expert, on-air contributor, and the author of A Traveler's Passport to Etiquette (2009). She writes a manners blog for The Huffington Post and she is also a guest contributor to the Nob Hill Gazette in San Francisco.
A former director of protocol for the city and county of San Francisco, Lisa founded The AML Group 15 years ago, a certified etiquette and protocol-consulting firm. Her clients range from Stanford Hospital, American Airlines, Campbell’s Soup, UC Berkeley, Cornell University, KPMG, Levi Strauss and Microsoft to name a few.
She has been quoted by over 90 publications including The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the LA Times, Newsweek, Condé Nast Traveler, InStyle magazine, Women’s Day, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal. SF Brides, Reader’s Digest, Travel Weekly and The San Jose Business Times.
In addition to running her own business, Lisa was an active member of the Junior League of San Francisco for 13 years. She was also President of the San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary for two years, and chair of their opening night gala and annual fashion show. Lisa is a trustee of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the California Pacific Medical Center. She also volunteers at numerous Bay Area non-profits such as San Francisco Suicide Prevention, the Assyrian Aid Society and the San Francisco Symphony.