Author - Usama Saeed

Modern Manners for the Holiday’s – Children

The holiday’s are filled with many festivities and get-togethers, which make it the perfect time to work on manners.  With manners being a lost art in today’s society, these children do not know that good manners are a skill that can provide an advantage in the business world as well as in their daily life. We will cover the following: Social First Impressions/Body language Introductions and handshakes Please, thank you and excuse me Being a gracious host Being a gracious guest Thank you notes Giving & receiving gifts Cell [...]

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Holiday Mingle: Networking like a pro

Holiday Mingle: Networking like a pro The holiday season is made up of numerous social and business events; it is a perfect time to work on your BLT Factor (believability, likeability and trustworthiness). Developing your BLT Factor will help you add to your contacts and expand your network. Join me on October 28th for Holiday Mingle: Networking like a Pro We will cover the following: Breaking into conversations Escaping the “Chatty Kathy” with ease and grace Perfecting your Elevator Pitch What does your handshake say about you? Maintaining [...]

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6 Etiquette Tips to Keep in Mind this Labor Day Weekend

If you are asking your guests to bring a dish, you must be clear.  Labor Day weekend, the unofficial end of summer, is one last time for a get-together with family and friends to celebrate what I hope was a wonderful summer.  If your weekend plans consist of a potluck or if you are hosting, here are six etiquette tips to keep in mind. Host: 1. If you are asking your guests to bring a dish, you must be clear as to [...]

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Happy Birthday America!

research paper writing service “And I'm proud to be an American, where at least I know I'm free. And I won't forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.” ~  Lee Greenwood On behalf of Etiquette Consulting Inc, we wish you and your family a Happy and Safe Independence Day. Freedom isn't free.  Thank you to the men and women who selflessly serve our country.  Looking for an organization to support our Veterans?  Here are two great organizations: 1. Building for America's Bravest helps [...]

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Grace and Good Manners for Youth & Teens

Antonio Sabato Jr. Acting Academy & Living Social Present: Two-Hour Modern Etiquette Class for Kids & Teens Tired of hearing “I'm bored from your youth or teen?  Pros from Antonio Sabato Jr. Acting Academy have a solution for you.  Enjoy a program that highlights life interaction skills like the Golden Rule, a proper handshake, dining skills, phone etiquette, and more, teaching children to navigate the world through real-life examples and interactive exercises.  Classes are taught by none other than Jules Hirst, [...]

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Charm School for Youth & Teens… Summer 2013

You have heard it before, “Young people today have no manners!” buy cigar online It doesn't matter if it's true or not. Perception is reality, and what people think is true is true for them. This means young people start out with a handicap—people expect them to be rude and boorish. Etiquette Consulting Inc Presents: Charm School for Youth & Teens… Summer session 2013 In this two day workshop students will learn: Ses­sion 1: Pre­sen­ta­tion Skills First Impressions/Body language Intro­duc­tions and handshakes Basic table set­ting vs. Semi for­mal table setting Amer­i­can [...]

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8 Tips to a Civilized Mother’s Day

My girls and I circa 1998 The Mother’s Day celebration was started nearly 150 years ago by an Appalachian homemaker named Anna Jarvis.  She organized a day to bring awareness of the poor health conditions in her community and called it “Mothers Work Day.” It has now become a hugely commercialized, money making event.  According to a survey on Statistic Brain: The total amount spent on Mother’s Day cards is $671 million. Average amount of money the average person will spend on their [...]

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Charm School for Teens: Spring Break Series

This event has passed. Check out upcoming event's here Manners are a lost art in today’s society because children are spending more and more time in front of their televisions and their computers and losing out on social interaction. What these teens do not know is that good manners are a skill that can provide an advantage in the business world as well as in their daily life. This 3 day workshop begins April 2, 2013 Session 1: Presentation Skills First Impressions/Body language Introductions [...]

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Business Etiquette: Should a Senator eat ribs with the President?

Today I had the privilege of speaking to reporter Adriene Hill of the Maketplace on manners and the business meal, along with the audio clip that aired earlier today on KCRW  we discussed “Should a Senator eat ribs with the President?  Well… not quite we discussed Business Meals, she also wrote the following.  Enjoy. how to get your ex boyfriend back *President Obama isn't just sitting at conference tables with Republicans in Congress these days, he's sitting down at the dinner [...]

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