In a society that is centered around social media rather than actually being social, welcoming new individuals into your neighborhood is practically unheard of. Although it has been a common gesture over the past several decades, being hospitable to newcomers has been somewhat placed on the back burner. To avoid conforming to this unfortunate trend, […]
One of the best summer activities is being surrounded by your family and friends and simply enjoying a nice BBQ. Even though this is an informal event, it is important to remember your manners. Whether you are the host or a guest, apply these etiquette tips when at your next BBQ.
Hosting a BBQ:
Typically invitations […]
As the busy months of summer break approach, travel plans are beginning to come together. Whether you have big plans to go visit another country or simply travel to another state, it is important to remember these simple etiquette tips when traveling to a place that is not your home.
The number one activity that we […]
One of the most exciting times for seniors, in both high school and college, falls in between the end of May and the beginning of June. This period is the most predominant time for graduations. And along with this time of celebrating these accomplishments comes the responsibility of announcements and gifting. It is so important […]
No one likes going to special occasions, such as birthday parties or weddings, and encountering people who are simply, anti-social. As a guest at an event, it is your responsibility to embody a good, approachable personality. In order to do this, it is essential to inhabit specific social skills.
If you are attending an event that […]
As spring arrives, not only does it bring April showers and May flowers, but also new beginnings. Spring is the predominant time for showers of brides who are preparing for their weddings. For a host, these events can be stressful and busy, but incorporating proper etiquette can make this joyous event a little less hectic.
Some people may believe “a good education, good connections, and a good suit” are all we need to succeed, but they have forgotten an essential ingredient, good manners. That is what produces better jobs, better clients, and better relationships.
Although one may have impressive credentials, without equal social skills, their career cannot meet its full potential. […]
Always address sensitive topics or conversations via private message in order to avoid petty confrontation.
Venting is never appropriate for Facebook.
When others comment on your posts, be sure to reply when necessary, especially when a question is asked.
When viewing other people’s pages, avoid commenting on all of their posts.
Never make friend […]
(CHARLOTTE, NC)— Simone Biles, selected for embodying grace and humility as a four-time Olympic gold medalist, heads “Ten Best-Mannered People” list published by the National League of Junior Cotillions (NLJC).
“The selections are made based on each person’s commitment to honor, dignity, and mannerly conduct,” says President Charles Winters. “We feel these ten individuals have distinguished […]
Hosting a Holiday Dinner:
Always present your guests with a timely invitation, which allows them the necessary time to make plans to attend.
Make sure your home is kept clean and tidy.
Before planning your menu, always communicate with your guests to see if there are any dishes that they cannot eat.
Always prepare an […]