Latest News

Etiquette in the Workplace, with Deborah Thomas-Nininger

Episode 07

podcast photo thumbnail



Deborah Thomas-Nininger the founder of DTN Productions International, a company that provides training on all areas of international and domestic protocol specializing in “Reputation Management” and communication effectiveness.

DTN organized the international etiquette training for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta for Coca-Cola and is a frequent subject of interviews, which often appear in publications both nationally and internationally.

Deborah brings over thirty years of business etiquette, communication and self-presentation expertise, rooted in behavioral science and successful human interaction. Her most popular topics include Grow Your Backbone, EQ, Gravitas, Presentation Skills, Reputation Management, Practicing Mindfulness, Autopilot Habits, to name a few.

Her first two books Reputation Management – Building Your Brand and Tweetables for Life will be available summer 2021 and her MiniManners series is set to launch in fall 2021.
Deborah continues to spread her contemporary approach to effective H2H (human to human) communication and social courtesies via workshops, keynotes, webinars, and podcasts.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • How to politely exit a conversation
  • The difference between men and women in the workplace
  • How etiquette rules differ from Boomer/Gen-X and Millennial/Gen-Z
  • The behaviors that people exhibit but don’t realize are rude
  • How to be assertive when addressing others’ etiquette
  • How your body language and manners could prevent you from getting a job


Scroll to top