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Formal Table Settings

In Corporate Etiquette, Dining Etiquette, featured, Finishing Touch, Social Etiquette, Teenage Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette by treska roden

Formal table settings can be daunting to navigate so let me make it easy for you. The Table Cloth:If it is a very formal dinner your starched white table cloth will fall to the floor. If it is a less formal dinner, your starched white table cloth will just cover the table with an overhang of about 20- 30cms.  You …

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TEENAGE ETIQUETTE BOOT CAMP

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DATE Tuesday, 13 April 2021 TIME 10 am – 4 pm VENUE The Grace Hotel, York St, Sydney INVESTMENT $375 per studentCovers tuition, morning tea, lunch and take home notes Enrol you teenager into this wonderful course.Good manners are so important today so if you want your teenager to get ahead in life, enrol him/her into this course. Call Treska …

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6 Zoom Etiquette Tips

In Blog, Corporate Etiquette, featured, Meeting Etiquette, Technology Etiquette, Video, Workplace Etiquette by treska roden

6 Zoom etiquette tips below should help you have a focused and effecive Zoom meeting. There is no substitute for good manners in all of our daily interactions and this includes video workplace meetings. These 6 Zoom etiquette tips are additional to the normal good manners of being on time, maintaining eye, paying attention, avoiding eating and drinking, minding your …

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Speaking Under a Mask

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Speaking under a mask is not easy. The following should help you remain friendly in this difficult situation. Eye contactEye contact is the basis of trust, releasing chemicals like oxytocin in the brain. If someone doesn’t look us in the eye our subconscious mind assumes that we can’t trust that person rather than that they may be nervous. SmileWhen you …

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Guide to Lockdown Etiquette

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The coronavirus lockdown has brought with it a slew of social rules that are frequently changing and difficult to navigate. WHEN OUTSIDE  Exercise (with) caution: Debrett’s stressed that it is your responsibility if you are running or cycling to ensure you leave others with enough space to pass you comfortably. Stock image Make way for others Confused about who has right of …

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Declining Invitations During Lockdown

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Declining invitations during lockdown as life begins to return to pre coronavirus days can be quite difficult.  There are still a lot of lockdown ruIes in place which should be observed. If you’ve been invited to something you know shouldn’t be happening, here’s how to say “no” politely. Pick up the phoneWilliam Hanson of The English Manner, suggested: “These things …

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Stay Safe While Shopping

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Stay safe while shopping has become the new catch phrase. The motto now is ‘get in and get out’ with as little contact as possible.So how to shop while avoiding people?  It’s not so easy if the aisles are narrow and the store is packed.  Here are a few tips to help out: Disinfect The Trolley. Bring your own wipes …

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How to Say “No”

In Blog, Corporate Etiquette, featured, Meeting Etiquette, Social Etiquette, Teenage Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette by treska roden

How to say “No” is not easy for most of us. There’s a misconception that good manners mean always saying yes and agreeing to favours. Also of being courteous and making ourselves available and amenable. But this is not right. In fact, the best way of showing respect, to ourselves as well as to others, is by setting clear and …

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Dorm Etiquette for Students

In Social Etiquette by treska roden

Dorm etiquette for students is important in Australia with so many students now coming from Asian countries and India. The following dorm etiquette for students should help you navigate this sometimes tricky environment: Keep your part of the room neat, tidy and clean.  Your mum is not here to tidy up after you so you now have to do it …

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Toilet Paper Frenzy

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Toilet paper frenzy seems to be the latest thing in Sydney. It is disappointing to see the frenetic rush of people buying up massive amounts of toilet paper. This is from fear that it will become scarce because of the coronavirus outbreak.  Authorities are suggesting we all stock up on 2 weeks’ supply of necessities such as toilet paper, medications, …