Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Ways of saying "Hello!"

A few weeks ago, I blogged about a Wall Street Journal piece about the history of the necktie, and how changing rules about business attire have affected that industry.

Here's another change in business etiquette. The handshake may not be in any danger, but according to this USA Today article, the fist bump is making in-roads with the younger set (and presidential candidates):

Read more here:
"Can the fist bump mix with business? "

Time magazine offers a history of the fist-bump here:
"A brief history of the fist bump"

Of course there are other greetings in the business world, including the cheek kiss.
Make sure you're familiar with kissing etiquette by checking out this Wall Street Journal piece:
"Americans Learn The Global Art Of the Cheek Kiss"

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