Etiquette rules have been around for centuries. Like us, they have evolved with changes in lifestyle and technology.
Confusion abounds! My goal is to help clear up the confusion and explore how to use etiquette as guidelines for a courteous, civil lifestyle.
It's why I teach Etiquette for the Business of Life. Because our primary "business of life" is to get through it as happily as possible. And good manners are the perfect start!
I think of etiquette as a system, and as a body of "how-to" knowledge to help you navigate any situation gracefully. Etiquette is all about relationships within situations and contexts.
Knowing a few basic rules will give you confidence and help you feel comfortable whether you are meeting someone new, hosting an event, mingling at a party, or dining at a formal table.
Knowing and practicing etiquette guidelines helps you have the flexibility to think on your feet when necessary, always keeping respect and courtesy as priorities.
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Let's get rid of the confusion surrounding etiquette rules and get on with our business of life. After all, life is waiting and we have a lot to look forward to!
Candace Smith Etiquette