Behave!: Etiquette Lessons for Adults

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iUniverse, Nov 1, 2011 - Business & Economics - 102 pages
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Good Etiquette—Know the Signs—Show the Signs
“Comport yourself with dignity and grace.”
“Aim to Please.”
“Keep your Elbows off the Table.”
“Play to the Strengths in Your Personality.”
“Good Posture is a sign of Good Etiquette.”
“The Handshake, the Curtsey, the Air-Kiss, the Hug and the Bow
are signs of Good Etiquette.”
“I’m rubber, you’re glue, your insults bounce off me and stick to you.”
“Be Tactful.”
“Make a Good First Impression.”
“Proper Introductions are signs of Good Etiquette. “
“Remember titles and names.”
“Labor to keep alive in your hearts that little celestial fire called conscience.”
George Washington
“Thank You notes and Sympathy Notes are signs of good etiquette.”
“Actions speak louder than words.”
“Personal, Hand-written Notes are Ties that Bind”
“With speeches: Be brief and be seated.”
“Don’t Talk with Food in Your Mouth.”
“In ballroom dance, she starts with her right foot, he starts with his left.”
“He leads a dance by sending silent signals with his right hand.”
“Fix your gaze above the horizon and your countenance pleasant.”
“One drink per hour takes will power.”
“A Seven-Course Banquet includes Dishes from Soup to Nuts”
“Out to Sea and Back to Me.”
Behave! Etiquette Lessons for Adults, actually teaches etiquette. It is a self-help masterpiece. You’ll see results in twelve lessons delivered with activities including gait and dance frame work, knife and fork skills, business and formal wardrobe details, drinking directives, role playing, four focus quizzes, three writing assignments, poems, recitations, a drawing and a crossword puzzle.
 

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T. K. Reillyis a graduate of the University of Oregon and a Masters in Education candidate. She worked in advertising and publishing before teaching and writing books on etiquette. An instructional systems designer, whose company has certified over two hundred etiquette instructors nationwide and abroad, T.K. Reilly lives in Florida with her family. For products and instructor certification, visit: www.etiquettelessons.com.

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