World Protocol Magazine
World Protocol Magazine Protocol above and beyond: The International Protocol Institute of California Guest Author: Marie Betts-Johnson, Founder and Director of the International Protocol Institute of California® Worldprotocolmagazine Marie Betts-Johnson_InternationalProtocolInstituteofCalifornia Date: 3 December 2021 Reading time: 4 mins As the World Protocol Magazine Editorial Board, we take enormous pride in keeping this platform open to allRead More
Virtual Challenges for the Global Negotiator!
The negotiator, in the age of a global pandemic, is at a distinct disadvantage in that it is not possible, to meet face-to-face. Hence, the next best form of meeting is via virtual communication. This robs them of the opportunity to build rapport and establish relationships of trust, which opens the door to having aRead More
The well written Thank-You note for all occasions!
THE WELL-CRAFTED THANK-YOU-NOTE Christmas has passed and now is the time to start writing those Thank-You Cards. It may seem old fashioned but the well-written Thank-You Card is the least one can do to show appreciation for the gifts received. BEGINNING, MIDDLE & END Begin by thanking the giver for their gift. In the middle,Read More
Diplomacy – I Don’t Have the Right to Change Your Mind!
Benjamin Franklin warned us: “Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.” Thankfully, we all still have the right to free speech and in my opinion, the day we lose that will be the death of democracy. The purpose of this article is for us to doRead More
Better Not Shake Hands!
THE DEMISE OF THE HANDSHAKE As the Founder of IPIC, I have given countless presentations on the art of the handshake. It is the only physical greeting acceptable in business, or perhaps I should say, the most powerful greeting that conveys “who you are” in a matter of seconds. COVID-19 HAS CHANGED EVERYTHING Due toRead More