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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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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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Spring Forward

Are you excited to be losing an hour of sleep? how can i get my ex boyfriend back Although losing an hour of sleep may not be welcomed, a 1976 study conducted by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) found that by springing forward we actually save 1% on energy costs.  The National Bureau of Standards reviewed the DOT study and found no significant savings.  In the end does it matter?  We still have to set our clocks an hour ahead [...]

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Hey Ms. Longoria, I am a Minoity Woman voting for Romney and I am NOT Stupid!

The beautiful Eva Longoria is taking some heat for an offensive retweet  @evalongoria  “I have no idea why any woman/minority can vote for Romney. You have to be stupid to vote for such a racist/misogynistic twat.” As one of President Obama’s campaign co-chairs and a role model, we would expect a little more professionalism and sensitivity from her when deciding what she is going to retweet. Maybe Ms. Longoria can use a refresher course on how to talk politics.   To be fair, [...]

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Business Etiquette Webinar: Building an Exceptional Professional Image

Perception is reality, and what people think is true is true for them. This means your first impression may be the only opportunity you have to get in the door and market yourself. If you do not look and act the part, you will not get past the gatekeeper! In today’s fast-paced world where many people think social interaction is a series of text messages, etiquette still matters–especially when it comes time to get a meaningful job that can [...]

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Trick-or-Treat Etiquette Tips

Grow­ing up, Hal­loween is one of the great­est days of the year.  You get to dress up and pre­tend to be some­one else and peo­ple give you candy for it.  Fol­low­ing sim­ple eti­quette tips can help make this a great day for everyone. In terms of Hal­loween eti­quette, your porch light and the lights in the front of your house say a lot about you.  Lights sig­nify that some­one is home and on Hal­loween that sig­ni­fies that this house is [...]

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Wearing White After Labor Day.… Fashion Faux Pas?

The first Mon­day in Sep­tem­ber is a hol­i­day that hon­ors all work­ers in Amer­ica also known as Labor Day.  It is the unof­fi­cial end of sum­mer and come Tues­day it is back to work, back to school, and time to put your white suites, dress, etc. away.… or is it? software cheap The tra­di­tion  of wear­ing white between Memo­r­ial Day and Labor Day started in the early 20th cen­tury and it is spec­u­lated that white was the color of choice for the [...]

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Upcoming Events: Finishing School For the 21st Century Dining & Social Etiquette for Children

best mac antivirus software 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 youths 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. Some of the topics covered in social etiquette include: Presentation Skills First Impressions/Appearance Body language Introductions and handshakes Please, Thank You and [...]

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