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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|Comments Off on Business Lunch Conversation

Professional Dess for Men

A button-down collar is always appropriate for after 5:00 pm meetings.     This is FALSE.   Button downs are OKAY, but they are considered more casual. A spread collar is better for evening.       

By |2018-11-01T09:30:21+00:00May 28th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Professional Dess for Men

What is the Proper Dining Place Setting?

Etiquette Tip: What is wrong with the place setting in this picture?    In America, at a correct table setting, every fork from left to right is married to a knife. The two utensils are picked up together as you begin a course. This setting is missing a knife! Also, silverware never rests on the [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:21+00:00May 28th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on What is the Proper Dining Place Setting?

Wardrobe Tricks to Appear Taller

What kind of clothing tricks can be employed to make a short frame appear taller, so you don't seem so little next to your colleagues?                 To appear taller, hem, hose, and heels should be the same color family. For example, a black dress with black hosiery and [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:21+00:00March 23rd, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Wardrobe Tricks to Appear Taller

Holding a Wine Glass When Standing…

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.

By |2015-01-19T15:09:08+00:00January 19th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Holding a Wine Glass When Standing…

Is the Ambiance Important When Meeting to Discuss Business?

The business discussion is more important than the restaurant in which you choose to conduct the business.         This is False. A restaurant that is quiet and hassle-free is a good place to discuss important business. Always request a table toward the back of the room, away from the kitchen and restroom.

By |2018-11-01T09:30:21+00:00January 7th, 2015|Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Is the Ambiance Important When Meeting to Discuss Business?

Holiday Party Etiquette Tips

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 [...]

By |2018-11-01T09:30:21+00:00December 14th, 2014|classes, Etiquette Tips, News|Comments Off on Holiday Party Etiquette Tips