Jacqueline Whitmore, Etiquette Expert, Reveals How Etiquette Is an Essential Business Tool
I recently caught up with Jacqueline Whitmore, etiquette expert, author and certified speaking professional. She is the founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach, a premier business etiquette consulting firm dedicated to helping executives polish their professionalism, enhance their interpersonal skills, and improve their personal brand.
Jacqueline shared her thoughts on her own entrepreneurial journey as well as some advice for aspiring entrepreneurs…
1. What got you on the path to becoming an etiquette expert? How does a person become an expert in this?
In 1993, I was hired to work as the assistant director of public relations for The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida. It was a dream job. Part of my responsibilities included promoting the Summer Etiquette Camp for Kids. I was also in charge of hiring the etiquette instructor for the camp.
During the summer of 1994, I hired the woman in charge of The Protocol School of Washington in Washington, DC. That same year, she decided to add an etiquette camp for adults and encouraged me to attend. I attended the week-long camp and loved it. After the week was …Read More