When you are standing up at a cocktail party, the proper way to hold your wine glass is by the bowl. False. The proper way to hold a wine glass is by the stem, in your left hand, so that your right hand is free for handshakes.
Tis the season for holiday parties! Whether you are a host or receive an invitation, knowing how to conduct yourself will make the gathering merrier. Here are a few tips that will help you sparkle! Be a Fabulous Guest • When you receive an invitation, reply as soon as possible. This [...]
Parking attendants automatically expect a dollar. True and False. In a small town, a dollar is still acceptable. In the city, two dollars or more are the norm.
Beer and soft drinks consumed from a can or bottle at a business function are acceptable. This is True and False. If you are inside a facility, opt to have your beverage served in a glass. You look much more professional. If you are outdoors at a company picnic, drinking from a can or bottle [...]
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At a deuce (table for two) your client will sit in front of you. If you are sitting at a four top (table for four) your client will be better positioned on your left if you are right - handed.
If you have limited time to devote to lunch, make it known in advance. True. When you meet for a business lunch, always ask your guests what time they need to return to the office.
Yes, business lunchers go course for course. It is uncomfortable when someone in a group orders a course and no one else orders anything to eat during that course. This really is an inconsiderate action, because no one will be served the food they ordered until you are through eating your course.
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