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Good Manners and COVID-19

In featured, Social Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette by treska roden

Good manners and COVID-19 are hard to say in the same sentence. However, it is important to use good manners even in these difficult times.  The 2 metres distance rule is now well known.  Below are a few other good manners to adopt during the COVID-19 pandemic. CommunicatingWhen you communicate, be respectful.  A lot of people are stressed so if …

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Knitted Pouches for Joeys

In bushfires, featured, Image by treska roden

Knitted pouches for joeys are needed because of all the orphaned or injured joeys from the bushfires.  So I got out my knitting needles and bought some colourful wool and started knitting. The image shows the three I have already knitted. I will be making lots more as I am sure as many as possible are needed.  I will stop …

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Learn Etiquette by Skype

In Corporate Etiquette, Dining Etiquette, featured, Meeting Etiquette, Promotion, Social Etiquette, Technology Etiquette, Teenage Etiquette by treska roden

Learn etiquette by Skype while the coronavirus epidemic is with us. Why not up skill your knowledge of business and social etiquette by doing a course with us.  You can learn from the comfort of your own home at a time that suits you. Choose exactly which subjects you would like to learn from the extensive list such as Dining …

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Silver Linings of Lockdown

In featured, news, Social Etiquette by treska roden

Silver linings of lockdown during this time of unimaginable pain and suffering are there is you look for them.  Most of us are not emergency workers so there is time for new activities, hobbies and thoughts. The COVID-19 has really brought to the fore what is really important in life and what is just trivial.  Our medical experts and teachers …

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The School Etiquette Class

In Teenage Etiquette by treska roden

The School Etiquette Class I taught this week was to 130 Year 10 girls at Mount St Joseph. The main subject they wanted was Job Interview Skills. This topic covers all aspects of going for a job interview such as: Why get a part time job when still at school Types of jobs to look for Where to look How …

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Keeping Christmas Day on Track

In featured, Social Etiquette by treska roden

Keeping Christmas Day on track at a large family gathering can be difficult and has the potential to implode. Asking probing and hurtful questions can cause upset and are better left unsaid. In order to keep Christmas Day on track here are the most common issues relatives face during the holidays and how to deal with them.  Bringing up old …

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Networking Skills

In Social Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette by treska roden

Networking Skills are very important so last week I gave a presentation to the Mosman Chamber of Commerce titled “Networking Skills”.  This is one of the subjects I teach in my Business Etiquette course. A lot of people find networking a scarry thing to do but it is so important to the success of business today. Therefore everyone should learn …

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The Teenage Etiquette Course

In Teenage Etiquette by treska roden

The teenage etiquette course for these school holidays was held this week  It was a first – all boys.  They were truly lovely to teach and were totally engaged in the subjects.  They were very quick to answers questions and give me examples from their life on the subject we were talking about. This is so important to me because …

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Christmas Work Parties

In Corporate Etiquette, Workplace Etiquette by treska roden

Christmas work parties start in November so now is a good time to think about the etiquette of these parties. They are a great time to relax with the co-workers you have been with all year and have some fun.  It is a great occasion to get dressed up in a lovely party frock instead of being in your conservative …