by / on March 3, 2015 at 16:49 / in Attire, Etiquette, Philosophy, Protocol

Un Momento en Estilo/ A Moment in Style

Mr. Estilo initial segment, “Un momento en Estilo.” “A moment in Style.” During this installment, Mr. Estilo has tea with one of Atlanta’s own songstress, Natassja, to discuss matters of style and band-imaging.

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by / on August 26, 2014 at 13:56 / in Grooming, Philosophy, Protocol

Smartphones at weddings?

On the bottom of this customized, polka-dot hosiery, bride and groom Lauren and Ryan Cohen had printed some vital information for their wedding this past June: #RyLovesLoLo. It was the hashtag the couple had picked for their nuptials – “Lolo” […]

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by / on February 18, 2014 at 19:59 / in Protocol, Young Blazers

Black History Month

In 1893, exactly 119 years ago Monday, Chicago surgeon Daniel Hale Williams performed the first successful open-heart surgery, in what would become both a significant medical advancement, and a huge step in the fight for equality, since Williams was one […]

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by / on May 29, 2013 at 19:49 / in Etiquette, Protocol

Successful Business Communication

A while back I was able to attend a seminar by Dr. John Lund on communication where he gave some amazing advice on how to better communicate with others. His input was simple and easy to follow, yet powerful. The […]

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by / on April 23, 2013 at 22:29 / in Etiquette, Protocol

Koreans Slap Bill Gates for ‘Rude’ Handshake

SEOUL, South Korea – The buzz in town today is this photograph of Microsoft founder Bill Gates’ shaking hands with South Korea President Park Geun-hye. Gates, 57, might have not realized it Monday, but a one-hand shake in Korean culture […]

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by / on February 26, 2013 at 18:51 / in Dating, Protocol

Pen Dipping

Just the other day while listening to NPR, they reported a new survey which revealed that 40% of all new relationships are in the work place.  And as the saying goes “don’t dip your pin in company ink” has more cons than […]

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by / on February 1, 2013 at 17:53 / in Philosophy, Protocol, Young Blazers

Hand To Hand

Here’s another social exchange that tends to be a unconscionable act. Handing over money to another. When we’re repaying back, loaning, or handing over dough to a clerk, the way it’s done can convey your social upbringing, and or, how […]

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by / on February 1, 2013 at 16:52 / in Protocol, Young Blazers


Whether you’re at a business function, a social event, or just out and about, the more people you interact with, broadens your circle of network.  Here are six tools to widened your circle. 1. Get comfortable initiating a self-introduction (smile, firm […]

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by / on January 28, 2013 at 19:15 / in Dating, Protocol

In Good Taste

You’re invited to breakfast, brunch, or a dinner engagement, don’t arrive empty handed. It’s always in “good taste” to show thoughtfulness and appreciation towards the host for extending an invitation to you. Keep in mind that everyone is not a […]

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by / on January 28, 2013 at 15:49 / in Protocol, Young Blazers

Get a Grip

There are some things in life that are universal, a friendly head-nod with a smile, the peace symbol, and getting-a-grip. It is believed that the average man will get-a grip in the neighborhood of 15,000 times over the course of […]

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