Tag - Holiday Manners

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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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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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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