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The University of Arkansas Dining Etiquette Workshop

We had the pleasure of working with some awesome students at the University of Arkansas. The workshop took place at Itta Bena in downtown Memphis. Students learned the essential skills of dining in business and social settings. This was simply a great experience! These students will be ready to meet with any CEO and business [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:19+00:00July 10th, 2016|classes, Etiquette Tips, News|0 Comments

Can I Have a Cocktail?

True or False Many people prefer to discuss business while having a cocktail before lunch. False! Alcohol can slow one’s productivity, as well as create a feeling that an afternoon nap is needed to help one get through the day. Some companies frown on employees having an alcoholic beverage at lunch.

By |2018-11-01T09:30:20+00:00July 10th, 2016|Etiquette Tips, News|0 Comments

Business and Humor

True or False? People want to do business with those who take their business seriously but who take themselves less seriously.    True! Humor is a powerful business tool. It creates bonds, relieves stress, lowers blood pressure and lets everyone know how human you are. To be quick on your feet, down to earth enough [...]

By |2015-11-05T08:37:45+00:00November 5th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|0 Comments

Thank – You Notes

How much time do I have to send a thank-you note? Try to mail your thank-you note within three days or at least the first week of having received the gift or participating in an event where a thank you note is necessary. If you have a very large wedding, then your time frame for [...]

By |2015-10-07T16:05:13+00:00September 19th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|0 Comments

Keep Your Hands to Yourself. 

Business Etiquette Tip: Touching others in a friendly manner on the arm or shoulder indicates your desire to show genuine warmth and friendship.False!   ALWAYS keep your hands to yourself. Don't be a "toucher" no matter how friendly and innocent your gesture might be. So many people are offended if you break into their personal [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:20+00:00September 9th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|0 Comments

Men’s Shoes

Professional Dress for Men: What shoes should I purchase for executive business casual?      Your shoes give out so much information about you. With an expensive sport coat, suit or business casual, don't buy cheap shoes. A good rule of thumb is dress shoes tie and casual shoes usually slip-on.

By |2018-11-01T09:30:20+00:00September 1st, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|0 Comments

Business Lunch Conversation

It is perfectly acceptable to discuss your diet or food restrictions at a business lunch. False. The focus of client entertaining is to get to know as much about the individual as possible. Discussing your diet or food restrictions is boring to someone else. Your time together can be better spent by finding out business [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:20+00:00July 7th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|0 Comments