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
  • The Power of Professional Presence
  • Out Class the Competition Dining Skills
  • Out Class the Competition Business and Dining Etiquette
  • Out Class the Competition Business Etiquette
  • Dine Like a Diplomat
  • Business Protocol for Professionals


Are you...

  • Advancing your career?
  • Searching for a new job?
  • Establishing business contacts?
  • Interviewing with prospective employers?
  • Attending job fairs?
  • Looking for summer work?
  • Improving Professional Skills?

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.

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 registered speaker academy participant of 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 businesses 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 methods of modifying inappropriate behavior and encouraging learning experiences.

Karene has led an impressive career as a customer service representative in her years working in sale and marketing industry.

Karene is a great communicator and an avid learner with an interest in continuous self-development. Her accomplishment, skills, educational background and training reflects a commitment to the philosophy of her consultancy business. She enjoys working with individuals and groups to enhance their business etiquette knowledge in an ever-changing world.

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® is 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 | 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