Brush up on business dining etiquette

By Pamela Eyring, REUTERSSource: torontosun.comWASHINGTON - When most of us think about how we’re perceived professionally, we conjure up images of ourselves giving boardroom presentations or skilfully negotiating contracts with clients. Yet…

Business Lunch Do’s and Don’ts

Lydia Ramsey, author of Manners That Sell: Adding the Polish That Builds Profits, on the etiquette of drinking alcohol, ordering appetizers, checking e-mail, and picking up the check.Posted by Clarissa Cruz @clarissanyc1 at 11:15 AM Source:…

Should You Google at Dinner?

By BRUCE FEILERPublished: December 10, 2010Source: New York Times WHEN I was growing up, we used to play a game that went something like this: If you could invite any five people from history to dinner, who would it be? That game seems to have…

Why set a formal dining table with so many wine glasses?

20-40-60 Etiquette: Why set a formal dining table with so many wine glasses?Four glasses of wine at one formal dinner? Doesn't that create a crowded table? 20-40-60 etiquette explains why or why not. Guest etiquette consultant is Hilarie Blaney.Ask…

Delightful dining discourse, by Jay Remer

Source: Telegraph JournalPublished Saturday October 16th, 2010I recently had the honour of teaching a short dining etiquette class to a group of 50 high school students from across the province. They are participating in a leadership program…