It is time for a virtual meeting! Whether the call is via Zoom, Google Classroom, GoToMeeting, or another digital meeting platform, the same, basic etiquette should be upheld. Displaying strong manners indicates your ability to be professional in addition to your ability to stay focused and make the most of your meeting time, even if […]
While things certainly look different during this time, it is still possible to celebrate the Fourth of July well. Social distancing can be a tricky obstacle to navigate but nevertheless this July fourth you and your family still have the opportunity to celebrate.
In the past, you may have spent the 4th with a large group […]
Now, more than ever, it is so important to be mindful of how we speak to others. Is it edifying or unconstructive? The National League of Junior Cotillions strives to make kindness the standard. This is a value that we equip students to hold as foundational as well! But what does that look like? Read […]
Social media is a hot topic in today’s society. Some love accessing social media in their daily lives while others avoid contact with it at all costs. While opinions and interests my vary regarding the topic of social media, if you are going to utilize this tool it is important to keep manners a part […]
In today’s age, a vast majority of professional communication takes place through emails. Furthermore, sometimes your initial contact with someone may be by sending them an email. No matter the reason for the correspondence, it is so important to set yourself up for success by creating a profile of professionalism and sophistication that is highly […]
We have all had an experience where we have called someone, and they were unable to answer. But were you prepared to leave a proper message when being prompted to leave a voicemail? While it can be nerve-racking and cause us to fumble our words, mastering the art of a well-articulated voicemail can say a […]
NLJC NAMES TEN BEST-MANNERED PEOPLE OF 2019
(CHARLOTTE, NC) – Candace Cameron Bure, selected for emphasizing the value of kindness and grace to her family, but also to the public as an American actress, heads “Ten Best-Mannered People” list published by the National League of Junior Cotillions® (NLJC).
“These selections are made based on each person’s […]
‘Tis the season for holiday cheer and holiday manners. The month of December is full of excitement and anticipation. You are likely to attend several festivities. One of these events might even require you to utilize proper dining etiquette. Keep reading to brush up on your dining manners just in time for your big holiday […]
The holidays are much closer than we think, which means that it is a busy time for travel. While the idea of facing a crowded airport with hundreds of other travelers may seem unsettling, minding your manners can help alleviate stress for yourself and those around you!
A simple, yet pivotal, way to avoid any […]
Have you ever given a toast? Whether it is a wedding, birthday, or other exciting celebration, a well thought toast truly highlights one’s wit and thoughtfulness. Giving a toast is synonymous for giving a gift, especially if it is well thought out and meaningful to the recipient. While it may seem overwhelming at first, there […]