Linda Williams

Linda J. Williams, M.Ed. is a certified etiquette consultant.

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Finding Blessings In A Pandemic

This is the perfect time to brighten someone else’s day.

10 Tips to Improve Your Air Travel Courtesy

I was inspired by a conversation with a friend who fell and fractured her knee while on vacation and had to return home for emergency surgery. The airline gave her the only available seat, and when...

How To Say No With Grace

There have been some people who have said no to me about various matters in hurtful and even degrading ways. There have been others who said no to me in such a way that it...

Code Of Ethics In A Civil Society

Is a code of ethics important in the places where you do business? Before we can determine if it is important, we should first clarify what it is. Investopedia.com defines it as, “a document that...

Graduation: A Time To Celebrate

It’s hard to believe that graduation is upon us. It is a wonderful time of year to celebrate the accomplishments of those who have worked tirelessly to fulfill a dream. Whether they are moving on...

An Uncommon Holiday Gift Idea

In this season of giving, many people are either putting their list together while others have already begun shopping for their gifts. Whatever holiday gift you are in search of, we are all on a...

How Is Your Parking Lot Etiquette?

Last week I was in the parking lot of my doctor’s office and I had a frustrating experience. It made me wonder if people know that there are rules of etiquette that should be followed...

Looking For Chivalry

When was the last time you saw a gentleman hold a door for a lady? How about a gentleman pulling out a chair for a lady to sit down? I was watching the movie The...

Thank You Cards: A Wedding Reflection

The wedding is over, it was a beautiful day an everyone had a wonderful time. Most of all, people’s generosity was unbelievable and the gifts were beyond your expectations. So what is next on your...

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Returning To Sports In The Spring

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Sound Tunnel Still In Wrong Place

It’s back. The Syosset-Westchester tunnel is back. It won’t be built this time, either, which is probably a good thing. In his recent State of...

8 Nights of Giving Hanukkah Program

Temple Sinai is proud to bring a new initiative to the Community for Hanukkah. “8 Nights of Giving” promises to have something for everyone,...

Schools Must Stop The Focus On ‘Teaching To The Test’

Unless you are an academic professional, you may have never heard the term social emotional learning before, but it’s a concept that’s critical to...
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