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2018 Holiday Tipping Guide

When it comes to Holiday Tipping remember to first consider your budget.  Next, how much time or how often your frequent the various services. Below is a guideline to who and how much you should tip.  Remember the decision is  yours. Your tip should be equivalent to… Personal Service Hair Stylist: One visit Manicurist: One visit Personal Trainer: One session Pilates/ Yoga Instructor: Small gift for instructors classes you frequent Massage Therapist/ Esthetician: One service Home/Family Services Au pair – Nanny: One weeks pay Babysitter: One Night’s pay Private Chef: One [...]

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Give The Gift of Confidence

With the Holiday’s quickly approaching, here is an idea for a gift… Confidence.  Purchase a gift card from Etiquette Consulting Inc that can be used towards any of our webinars, private or group sessions.  Purchase your card here. http://juleshirst.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Gift-Card-Video-2018.mp4

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Wedding Etiquette:Children at Weddings

Kids and wed­dings.  Do you feel kids should be invited to wed­dings?  If you are a par­ent and your child is not invited do you attend the wed­ding?  Here is a great arti­cle from BlogHer  that dis­cuss chil­dren at wed­dings.  Enjoy! Wed­ding sea­son is offi­cially upon us, and you know what that means. Drunk uncles try­ing to dance with your friends, the bar­tender say­ing clever things like “you again?” when you order another top-shelf cosmo, doing the Y.M.C.A. against your will [...]

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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. *Pres­i­dent Obama isn’t just sit­ting at con­fer­ence tables with Repub­li­cans in Con­gress these days, he’s sit­ting down at the din­ner table. In fact, this week he dined with a group [...]

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Manners Monday: What is Etiquette?

Any­one with chil­dren can tell you that potty train­ing can be stress­ful, espe­cially when leav­ing the house.  You pack extra under­wear, make fre­quent stops at the bath­room, observe your child to see if they are doing the “pee pee dance” but, never ever would I think of tak­ing their port-a-potty with me. Unfor­tu­nately, not every­one feels the same way.   Case in point.  As reported by Jen­nifer Stagg of KSL 5 News in Utah, “A young mother of twins took potty train­ing to the [...]

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Charm School: Social Skills-Leadership-Confidence for Teens Summer Series

Teens Etiquette Classes 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. Social Etiquette Presentation Skills First Impressions/Body language Introductions and handshakes What is self-esteem? Please, thank you and excuse me Being a gracious runner up Cell phone [...]

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Charm School for Teens

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 2 day workshop August 12th & August 19th Session 1: Presentation Skills First Impressions/Body language Introductions and handshakes What is self-esteem? Positive thinking Please, thank you [...]

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Charm School: Social Skills-Leadership-Confidence for Teens Summer Series

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 2 day workshop July 22nd & July 29th Session 1: Presentation Skills First Impressions/Body language Introductions and handshakes What is self-esteem? Positive thinking Please, thank you [...]

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It’s Not Lunch… It’s Business – Dining Etiquette Workshop

  http://forajulproductions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/ItNotLunchItsBusiness_Jules-Hirst.mp4 In the world of business it is common to conduct interviews and/or meetings in a professional dining setting. The way you present yourself can either make or break the deal. Empower yourself with the confidence to land the “perfect deals over meals.” Join us for a 3 course meal as Jules Martinez Hirst of Etiquette Consulting Inc guides us through perfecting Deals over Meals Topics Include: Host Duties Guest Duties Napkin Etiquette Seating Charts The Dining Experience: Tools of the Table American vs. Continental Styles of Dining Tipping [...]

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