Etiquette Book - A Practical Guide

 

It is not unusual for people to feel uncomfortable in common social situations. While we are all expected to know the basics of social etiquette, many of us can still feel inadequately prepared. Despite there being dozens

of etiquette books available... More

 
     

+ Meeting and Greeting

+ Conversation

+ Dating

+ Dining

+ Drinking

+ Special Occasions

+ Clothing

+ Self-confidence

+ Public Speaking

+ More

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Meeting and Greeting

The saying that "first impressions count" is more than a mere expression - it is a reality.

Conversation

Mastering the art of conversation is one of the most valuable things a person can do.

Dating

Dating can be viewed as a way of “trying out” a relationship. It is the idea of spending time with someone.

 

Special Occasions

There are many special occasions in life worthy of recognition and it is important for all of them to be properly celebrated.

Dining

Whether you’re a dinner guest at someone’s home, or you’re eating out at a restaurant, dining is primarily a social occasion.

Drinking

Drinking can be a great social activity. The main thing to remember is to be safe while doing it.

 

Public Speaking

Self-confidence

Men's Clothing

For many people, there is nothing more terrifying than speaking in front of an audience. There is something about standing before a group of people which makes basic communication feel difficult.

Good speech preparation

Nothing beats a confident delivery

Personalise the topic

Making an excellent toast

Whether we like it or not, we are all influenced by our surroundings. No matter how much we may desire to be individuals, we can’t help but take into account the views of those around us.

Giving good compliments

Dealing with criticism

Healthy competition

The lost art of disagreement

Make sure that your clothing is clean and wrinkle-free. The colour of your shoes should match the colour of your belt, and the metal on your belt buckle should match the metal on your watch.

How to wear a suit and look good

The trick to tying a tie

Dressing well for a job interview

 

Women's Clothing

CVs / Covering Letters

Job Interviews

When it comes to women’s clothing, the golden rule is to dress not only in accordance with your personality, but to your body type as well. Not every fashion will suit every body type.

Wearing a women's suit

Knowing how to tie a tie

Job interview clothing

A curriculum vitae, also known as a résumé, is a summary of a person’s qualifications and employment history. It is typically the first thing an employer will ask to see.

Writing covering letters

Developing a personal profile

Employment summary

Education summary

While job interviews vary in formality, they all serve the same basic purpose. They are an opportunity for an employer to measure the social attributes of a potential employee.

Shaking hands

Answering their questions

Asking your questions

Interview clothing

Flatting

Travel

Culture

Flatting is something which most people will experience at least once in their life. It can be great fun and is generally a lot cheaper than living by yourself.

Planning flat parties

Paying flat bills

Tenancy agreements

Importance of insurance

It has been said that travel is the best educator. It opens our eyes to all that the world has to offer and brings us closer to people from all walks of life. Best of all, it is now cheaper than ever.

Clearing customs

Dealing with foreign languages

Art and adventure of sightseeing

 

Part of life is embracing cultural diversities and treating other people’s culture with as much respect and courtesy as your own. Each culture is important and worthy of recognition.

Personalise that conversation

Key to remembering names

How to disagree