By Alan Axelrod
The perfect gifts for today's busy execs and future corporate leaders, the Executive Board Book series isn't just good for a laugh-these books are actually basic primers on the essential aspects of corporate conduct. The timely My First Book of Business Ethics shares the fundamentals necessary for climbing the ladder to success while maintaining your integrity. My First Book of Business Etiquette shares the fundamentals of appropriate business interaction, with essential information on how to behave in a meeting, what to wear on casual Fridays, how to be respectful in an office full of cubicles, and more. Executive Board Books appeal to both the seasoned executive and the young upstart just beginning to climb the ladder to success. With a lighthearted, childlike approach, they offer just the right initiation to the business world, and are ideal gifts for the exec (or someday exec) in your life.Good business is all about dealing with people. If you have trouble interacting with clients or co-workers, you'll be circling Help Wanted ads before you know it. My First Book of Business Etiquette is an essential primer on workplace decorum, with information on: *Behaving in a meetin *Being respectful in an office full of cubicles *Conducting business abroad *The ins and outs of creative schmoozing *And much, much more. Whether you're making the transition from the dorm room to the board room-or just want a quick refresher course on good manners-this useful primer is bound to delight! ALAN AXELROD is the bestselling author of Patton on Leadership, How to Say It at Work, and Elizabeth I, CEO, among others. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.