Holiday Etiquette

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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So let us celebrate the true Light of the World: Happy Hanukkah

  So let us celebrate the true Light of the World View this email in your browser To all who celebrate Hanukkah Dear friends, As the sacred time comes around once again, we keep in mind the holy words written centuries ago: My refuge, my rock of salvation! ‘Tis pleasant to sing to your praises. Let our house of prayer be restored. And there we will offer You our thanks. When You will have utterly silenced The loud-mouthed foe. Then we will celebrate with song and psalm the altar’s [...]

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Office Holiday Party – A Road Map to Success

The first rule of the office holiday party is attendance is mandatory .  Even if you hate the holidays or hate parties, this is a business opportunity that can’t be missed.  As such, you need to step outside your normal group of co-workers and talk to as many people as possible.  Your next opportunity for advancement may be right around the corner and the more people who know you the better your chances. how to get your ex girlfriend back Although you [...]

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Personal Touch for Holiday Cards in Business

When it comes to holiday cards, a personal touch is always appreciated.  You want to thank your colleagues and clients for their patronage during the year.  The best way to do this is to put forth the personal effort to show them that you do appreciate them. As such, take the time to hand write everything.  Hand write a personal note on the card.  Hand write the envelope.  Even if you hire someone to do this for you, handwriting shows [...]

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Holiday Manners for Children

1. Receiving gifts you don't like – Have a conversation with your children about “good manners” before the holiday season.  You might even practice with them or example, “your aunt Beth gives you a new jacket, but you were hoping for the newest x-box game”  remember to say a sincere “thank you” followed by a hug and kiss 2. Writing good thank you notes (how fast should you send them, what should be included, is email OK or no) – [...]

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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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Memorial Day ~ The History of.…

“The brave die never, though they sleep in dust: Their courage nerves a thousand living men.” ~Minot J. Savage Memo­r­ial Day is upon us and as you spend the long week­end enjoy­ing the warm weather and spend­ing time with fam­ily and friends, let us not for­get the true mean­ing behind the holiday. The hol­i­day dates back to the 1860s and began as a time to dec­o­rate the graves of sol­diers who had given their lives in bat­tle.  It was offi­cially called [...]

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Saluting Our Veterans

We at Pro­to­col 411 and For A Jul Pro­duc­tions would like to express our heart­felt thanks to all the mem­bers of the armed forces and their vet­er­ans.  Your sac­ri­fice and ded­i­ca­tion for this coun­try allow us to live our lives in free­dom.  Thank you for every­thing you do.  God bless you and God bless America.  We also would like to take a moment and remem­ber the Fort Hood victims; Lieu­tenant Colonel Juanita L. War­man, 55, of Havre De Grace, Mary­land. Major Libardo Car­aveo, 52, of Wood­bridge, Vir­ginia. Cap­tain John P. [...]

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