Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 26, 2009
The Art of the Apology - How to Apologize Effectively to Practically Anyone, a guidebook which offers advice on how to make effective apologies and preserve business and personal relationships, has been declared the winner of the Business-General category of the National Best Books 2009 Awards, sponsored by USA Book News.
USABookNews.com, the premiere online magazine and review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced over 500 winners and finalists in over 140 categories covering print and audio books. Awards were presented for titles published in 2009 and late 2008. A complete list of the winners and finalists of the USABookNews.com National "Best Books" 2009 Awards is available online at http://www.USABookNews.com.
The Art of the Apology (http://www.ArtOfTheApology.com) is authored by Washington, DC attorney and ethics expert Lauren Bloom, who also writes an online column for TheStreet.com, and an award winning business ethics blog, recently declared the best business ethics blog by Online MBA Guide.
Bloom's blog, The Business Ethics Blog (http://www.TheBusinessEthicsBlog.com) covers a wide variety of issues concerning business and professional ethics, as well as advice about how to correct ethical lapses and reduce the risk of lawsuits. Bloom says many ethical problems can be resolved quickly and effectively by simply making a sincere apology when a mistake has been made. Citing the need for guidance, Bloom authored The Art of the Apology - How to Apologize Effectively to Practically Anyone. Bloom recently appeared on The Today Show to discuss apologizing for mistakes.
For additional information about business ethics, including how to apologize to clients and customers, contact Lauren Bloom or visit http://www.ArtOfTheApology.com
About Lauren Bloom and The Business Ethics Blog
Lauren Bloom is the founder and CEO of Elegant Solutions Consulting, a consulting firm dedicated to helping professionals, business and association management executives build trust with their clients, customers and members by "walking the ethics walk" in their daily practices. She is the author of the book, The Art of the Apology (http://www.ArtOfTheApology.com) and the e-book, Elegant Ethical Solutions: A Practical Guide to Resolving Dilemmas While Preserving Your Business Relationships.