Helpful tips to remember when handshaking
✺ Always be ready to initiate or receive a handshake
✺ Don't carry anything in your right hand. It should be free for handshaking.
✺ Hold your glass in your left hand to avoid a cold, wet handshake.
✺ Extend your hand with the thumb up and out so the other person can get in to connect.
✺ Use fragrance sparingly in the business arena, it can be offensive.
✺ Don't wear rings on the right hand in the business arena. It interferes and can be painful.
✺ Most of all, no one should refuse a handshake, if you must - say "I'd like to shake your hand."