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Janet Parnes

Owner, Janet L. Parnes Etiquette Consultant |

Janet Parnes equips professionals with skills that turn conversations into valuable connections and clients.

A graduate of The Protocol School of Washington®, she brings 15 years of experience working with clients from a range of industries including higher education, real estate, STEM, law, and architecture.

Janet’s background in sales and public relations combined with her speaker training, positions her to create a paradigm shift in the way we create meaningful professional connections.

Janet formed her company Janet .L. Parnes, Etiquette Consultant in response to a growing need: we can contact people just about anywhere, anytime-yet, we’re losing the art of making connections. This is costing us, for connections are critical in achieving our career goals.

As a professional storyteller, Janet entertains and educates audiences with tales of missteps, misspeaks, and misunderstandings - some of them her own!



  •  Wednesday, July 22, 2020
  • 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,
  • 60 Minutes
  • $110.00
How to Turn Conversations into Clients

Are you feeling cheated? You invest a lot of time talking about your product or service but don’t see the return you expect in terms of clients and referrals?

  •  Monday, August 3, 2020
  • 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,
  • 60 Minutes
  • $110.00
How to Navigate Through Awkward Conversations at Work in the COVID Era and After

In addition to fever, chills, and a nation-wide toilet paper shortage, COVID-19 is bringing new workplace quandaries into our lives.

  •  Tuesday, August 11, 2020
  • 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT,
  • 60 Minutes
  • $110.00
How to Use Small Talk to Open the Door to New Clients & Referrals

Does the thought of networking make you cringe? You wonder how to talk to people, when you know absolutely nothing about them!





  • Recorded
  • View Anytime
  • 60 Minutes
  • $150.00
How to Turn Conversations into Clients

Are you feeling cheated? You invest a lot of time talking about your product or service but don’t see the return you expect in terms of clients and referrals?

  • Recorded
  • View Anytime
  • 60 Minutes
  • $150.00
How to Navigate Through Awkward Conversations at Work in the COVID Era and After

In addition to fever, chills, and a nation-wide toilet paper shortage, COVID-19 is bringing new workplace quandaries into our lives.

  • Recorded
  • View Anytime
  • 60 Minutes
  • $150.00
How to Use Small Talk to Open the Door to New Clients & Referrals

Does the thought of networking make you cringe? You wonder how to talk to people, when you know absolutely nothing about them!