Everyday Etiquette: How to Navigate 101 Common and Uncommon Social Situations (Paperback)

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The secret to self-confidence is to know and understand the rules of social engagement before you're in the middle of an uncomfortable situation.

Do you know how to:
Pick the right fork?
Shine at a networking event?
Write a Thank you Note?
Shake hands?
RSVP to an invitation? Say no to a request for a favor?Use social media with clarity?Behave at a sporting event?
Say the perfect thing at a funeral?Smoke a cigar in public?

Etiquette isn't just something you need on formal occasions. It's a blueprint for how to behave every day, in every situation, to make interactions between people smooth and pleasant, with no ruffled feathers, misunderstandings or hurt feelings. It helps you smoothly transition from college to corporate life, and from professional obligations to personal ones. Etiquette doesn't exist to add a layer of extra rules to life—it's there to guide us to treat each other with kindness and consideration in our personal and professional lives.

About the Author

Patricia Rossi is NBC Daytime's national manners correspondent. She is also an etiquette coach, consultant, and public speaker with over twenty years experience in her field. Her nationally syndicated "Manners Minute" television segments air weekly on NBC, CBS, Fox, and ABC affiliates. She has been featured in USA Today and Guideposts, and is Twitter's #1 etiquette professional.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780312604271
ISBN-10: 0312604270
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: September 13th, 2011
Pages: 240
Language: English