Professional Protocol For Those Who

Strive To Be Their Very Best.

We train employees to represent your business in the best way possible. It's about how you present yourself and the image you portray. Protocol is a mixture of good manners and common sense, which facilitates effective communication between officials and their representatives.

The definition of luck is when preparation meets opportunity. In the business world, the development in this equation requires people skills and protocols. We are committed to making sure your professional image is polished.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide an international protocol, cross-cultural awareness, business etiquette, business dining and image training that prepares professionals with the critical awareness necessary to build lasting business relationships. This will be achieved by providing and teaching curriculums that entail in-class and out-class training that matches individual professional needs.


Through training in business protocol. Intercultural etiquette and cross-cultural intelligence, Etiquette Etiquette is preparing professionals with the critical behaviors necessary to build lasting relationships.

Licensed & Certified Trainer to Train:

  • How to succeed in the International Arena - One day seminar
  • The Power of Professional Presence - 1-2 hours seminar
  • Out Class the Competition Dining Skills - Half day seminar with dining tutorial
  • Out Class the Competition - One day seminar -
  • Out Class the Competition Business Etiquette - 3-4 hour seminar
  • Dine Like a Diplomat - Half-day seminar with dining tutorial
  • Business Protocol for Professionals - 1-2 hours seminar


Are you....

Advancing your career?

Searching for a new job?

Establishing business contacts?

Interviewing with prospective employers?

Improving Professional Skills?

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Lee Putney Sr.

Master Sale Trainer: Lee "StopPlayn" Putney

Business Etiquette for Those Who

Strive To Be Professional & Precise.

Business etiquette is important because it creates a professional, mutually respectful atmosphere and improves communication, which helps an office serves as a productive place. People feel better about their jobs when they feel respected, and that translates into better customer relationships as well. Business etiquette is the accepted behavior when people deal with each other, it is considered to be a set of guidelines to follow.

Etiquette Etiquette

Karene A. Putney

Founder and CEO

Karene A. Putney is a Business Etiquette Consultant and Trainer in Intercultural Etiquette and Protocol. She is a personal development coach and a graduate of the Speaker Academy -The National Speakers Association, NSA–DC Speaker Academy.

Driven by her desire for business development with her entrepreneurial spirit, she founded Etiquette Etiquette business consulting, a firm that helps companies build a formidable team. As the president, she trains companies' employees for proper representation. She is passionate about advancing workplace flow and reduce redundancy. In addition, Karene's Etiquette mission is to provide social skills and protocol training to individuals and organizations with a desire to excel professionally and socially.

As a licensed director, she successfully founded and ran Learn Love Childcare LLC, a childcare business for a decade. She provided emotional and developmental support to children and recommended modifying inappropriate behavior and encouraging learning experiences. Karene has led an impressive career as a customer service representative in her years working in the sale and marketing industry.

Karene is a great communicator and an avid learner with interest in continuous self-development. Her accomplishment, skills, educational background, and training reflect a commitment to her consultancy business's philosophy. She enjoys working with individuals and groups to enhance their business etiquette knowledge in an ever-changing world. Karene was a Policy Council of the Prince George's County Head Start Program and has been a five-year member.

Credentials: Karene is a Graduate of The Protocol School of Washington® - Trained as an Intercultural Etiquette and Protocol Trainer in a comprehensive training course designed to train individuals to teach business etiquette, international protocol, and dining seminars. The Protocol School of Washington® has more than 26 years as the global leader in business etiquette, cross-cultural communication, and international protocol training. The Protocol School of Washington is recognized worldwide as the most trusted name in the industry. Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training ( - the first and only nationally accredited school of its kind. ACCET is officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Affiliated with: Ase' Water Natural Alkaline Spring Water| AICI Association of Image Consultants International | Girl Scouts| NSA National Speaker Association, NSA-DC Speaker Academy | Protocol and Diplomacy International - Protocol Officers Association | Prince George's Chamber of Commerce | 4-H Certified University of Maryland Extension (UME) 4-H Volunteer

"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot."
~Karene A. Putney

The Protocol School of Washington, Alumni Class of 2019