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Global Dining Etiquette Customs

    Global Dining Etiquette Customs In our global marketplace and multi-cultural environment in the U.S.A., it is useful to be cognizant of the dining etiquette customs of various cultures. Although one is not required to change one’s style of dining when traveling to another country where the customs are different than they are in the U.S.A., it

Afternoon Tea: An International Ritual

                                                                                                                                                                                             Afternoon tea is a refreshing alternative to lunch or dinner. There is a timeless quality about  going to tea. Afternoon tea conjures up feelings of elegance and gentility. Whether you are meeting friends, colleagues, or clients for tea, you will find that tea is a delightful and very pleasant way to build rapport–particularly on a cold, gloomy winter

Holiday Tipping and Gifting Guidelines

Holiday Tipping and Gifting Guidelines The holiday season is the traditional time of the year to remember all the people who have made our lives more pleasant throughout the year, and without whom we would not have such a nice life. New York City is filled with service providers who cheerfully work throughout the year

Entertaining at Home for the Holidays

Entertaining at Home for the Holidays It is that time of the year when we will start planning our dinner parties at home with our family, friends, and colleagues. Although the food, wine, service, and setting are certainly the key ingredients of any successful dinner or cocktail party, just as important, if not more so, is an understanding on

Wine Etiquette in a Restaurant: How to Look Like a Polished Host When Ordering Wine

Wine Etiquette in a Restaurant: How to Look Like a Polished Host When Ordering Wine   When entertaining clients at a business meal or trying to impress a date, being able to order a bottle of wine with confidence is a must if you want to be viewed as a polished host; but wine etiquette in a upscale restaurant can be an

How to Create a Polished, Powerful Presence for Fall

  HOW TO CREATE A POLISHED, POWERFUL, PRESENCE FOR FALL  Polish: Improve, refine or add the finishing touches to. Power: Ability to act or produce an effect. Presence: A noteworthy quality of poise and effectiveness.   Would you like to make a new start this fall with a polished, powerful presence?    A polished, powerful

How to Be a Considerate Guest and Thoughtful Host this Summer

It is vacation month! Were you a considerate houseguest last summer when you visited your friends or family in the Hamptons? If so, you have probably been invited back this year. If not, then you were probably not minding your manners, and that is the reason you didn’t receive an invitation to visit this summer.

10 Tips to Master the Art of Small Talk in Business

“Small talk isn’t just about being gregarious or entertaining, it is a gesture of respect.”   Brett Nelson, “Forbes”   There is nothing small about small talk. Small talk is an important people skill. It’s an important executive skill. It’s the first step in connecting with others and forging lasting and meaningful relationships in business. It

Top 10 Business Etiquette Tips for New College Graduates

THE ETIQUETTE SCHOOL OF NEW YORK’S  Top 10 Business Etiquette Tips for New College Graduates   “The greatest danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in settingour aim too low, and reaching it.”     -Michelangelo   It’s that time again! Thousands of young adults will soon be graduating

How to Project Executive Level Presence with Positive Body Language

“When it comes to selling either your personal charms or professional abilities, body language talks loudest of all.” -David Lewis, “The Secret Language of Success”   From the moment you walk in the door, step up to the podium, or sit down at a conference table, your body is busy telling people all about you. Do

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