Etiquette Tip — Small Talk Faux Pas

Etiquette Tip — Small Talk Faux Pas

It is hard to believe summer is here.  With the summer get-togethers comes meet­ing new peo­ple and  mak­ing small talk here are some top­ics to stay away from…

  • Inap­pro­pri­ate Subjects:
  • Per­sonal issues such as fam­ily & health
  • Reli­gion
  • Pol­i­tics
  • Salary
  • Inti­mate Relationships
  • Death
  • Sales (Do not try to  sell some­thing to some­one you have just met)
  • Off Color Jokes
  • Gos­sip

Would love to hear your Small Talk Faux Pas stories.

Jules Hirst is a sought after speaker and a rec­og­nized eti­quette
coach.  She con­ducts lec­tures, work­shops, sem­i­nars and webi­na­rs  in busi­ness,
social & wed­ding eti­quette she is also co-author of Power of Civil­ity where she
shares strate­gies and ­tools for build­ing an excep­tional pro­fes­sional
Jules can be reached at: or 310–425-3160

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