Business Etiquette: Benefits of an Entrepreneurial Spirit at the Office

Business Etiquette Benefits of an Entrepreneurial Spirit at the Office: Have you given thought to the benefits of your team tapping into their entrepreneurial spirit at the office?

Promoting an entrepreneurial spirit is a two-way street.  You and your company benefit because you have a high functioning team.  The company has a consistent flow of business ideas and a highly engaged workforce that is consistently producing.  The employee feels a sense of freedom.  They are using their gifts.  Your team gets to utilize a muscle that is their own.  

 Business Etiquette Spirit Entrepreneurial

Benefits of a Being Entrepreneurial at the Office:

Responsibility | Ownership

If you foster and encourage an entrepreneurial spirit, your team is most likely to take on more responsibility and ownership of a project.  


If creativity is not on your list of  traits for an ideal employee, add it now. Every HR manager I speak with stresses the importance of being creative.  Hard skills are key, but if your team is not creative and given the room to express themselves and their ideas, then you have group that will be stagnate.  Who wants that at the office? 

Practice Leadership

Allowing your team to take on a  project they have initiated gives them the opportunity to practice a leadership role.

Soft Skills

All professionals need soft skills. According to a study by LinkedIn, 57% of leaders surveyed say “soft skills”are the skills they would like their employees to have and use.

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About Lisa Richey, founder of The American Academy of Etiquette

Lisa Richey

I bet you know first-hand the issues that many companies are facing in the workplace. The lack of conversation skills, maybe an employee doesn’t understand they have a certain reputation and need guidance to tweak and change it, or employees are not living up to the stated dress code. You may have a strong desire for your staff to be “likeable “or want them to connect with the many generations that are your vendors, employees and clients.

HR professionals and sales organizations, contact me to speak on topics such as personal branding, how to build stronger and better relationships with clients and colleagues, ways to connect the multi-generations that make up the workforce and of course how to dine with ease and grace during a business meal.

Many of my clients comment that my delivery is engaging, informative and makes an immediate difference within an organization.

From Portland, Oregon to the Middle East, I have delivered my popular programs to hospitals, financial firms, universities and management consulting companies. I have helped thousands of people to become more polished, professional and powerful.

My broad base of clients includes Deloitte, Ernest & Young, Siemens, Starz Channel and The Ministry of Bahrain. The audiences have ranged from a group of 12 up to 250. I am available for corporate in-house training or conferences.

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If you are interested in learning more about a business etiquette training session for your team, I invite you to have a conversation. You may use this link to schedule a call me.

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Praise for The American Academy of Etiquette

Lisa came into our organization and provided our professionals with an excellent, relevant and interactive presentation as it relates to professionalism, dressing for success, and bringing etiquette back into our everyday lives, both personal and professional. Lisa has great energy and really captivates her audience during her presentation.Deloitte and Touche

~ Maureen O’Reynolds, Senior Manager, Deloitte and Touche, Stanford, CT

Lisa was fantastic! She brought to life the importance of relationship development in the workplace and provided practical guidance to our team in how to best develop meaningful relationships with clients and prospects. Lisa has a warm and engaging personal presence and has made a real impact on our team.

~ David Crossed, Navigate Consulting, Wayne, PA

Lisa’s training was a great investment for our team and a fantastic person to work with. In addition to basic manners, Lisa raised our awareness on how our behaviors shape how we are perceived and how to master the art of human connection. In a business where relationships mean everything, Lisa provided our team with very practical tools to develop a polished, professional and authentic personal brand. I highly recommend Lisa’s program.

~ Amy Weeden, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Propeller. Portland, OR

The workshop was very valuable for my both personal and professional aspects of life. Lisa Richey provided us with an excellent, relevant and interactive presentation. It was AWESOME and such a great learning experience

~ K. Al-Matter, Senior Training Specialist, ASAS, Saudi Arabia

The business etiquette training offered by the American Academy of Etiquette is perfect for any company aspiring for greatness through professionalism. Lisa was effective, likable, and relatable. Favorite Topics include:d dining etiquette and improving your personal brand. We highly recommend this training

~ Gary Osorno, President, Accutrans, New Orleans, LA

Lisa Richey recently presented an etiquette workshop for students at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. The workshop was very detailed, very well presented, and allowed students hands-on experience practicing their new skills in dining etiquette. Lisa was a confident, accomplished, and charismatic presenter and I’d recommend her highly.

~ Heather KrasnaAssistant Dean and Director Office of Career Services Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City, NY

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