The term "etiquette rules" may give the impression of a set of rigid guidelines, but they are actually situational and a reliable personal assistant in living your "business of life" with kindness and civility. I invite you to use this site to explore how being etiquette-ful will improve your lifestyle.
As a body of "how-to" practices, tapping into etiquette rules helps you navigate any situation graciously, including new situations. Discovering how the mindfulness of etiquette applies to you will bring confidence whether you are meeting someone new, hosting an event, speaking up at a virtual gathering, or dining at home with your family.
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Your Business of Life encompasses social and professional experiences. And in each of these is the need to interact with other people. Etiquette rules help you navigate these interactions effectively by guiding you to look outside yourself while keeping your personal goals in mind.
Kindness and respect are always the guiding forces behind these rules and there is never a reason to ignore them. While most dealings with people are above board and efficient, humans are unpredictable and you never know when a simple interaction can turn unfriendly. Even in "sticky" situations, etiquette has a role in helping you figure a way out, or perhaps a way through.
Join me in exploring how to become and remain "recognizably respectful" -- the very heart of etiquette.