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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 …

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First Date Etiquette

In Uncategorised by treska roden

First Date Etiquette First date etiquette was one of the subjects “Sam Mac” asked me about during the Channel 7’s Sunrise programme this week. The other two topics were shaking hands and introducing people and conversation skills. I thought I would expand on First Date Etiquette in this blog. Good etiquette will give your date a chance to get to know …

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The Importance of Manners

In Corporate Etiquette, Corporate Etiquette by treska roden

The importance of manners cannot be overstated in today’s society? Several experts have written that etiquette went out of vogue many years ago. Some have said that saying “please” and “thank you” was not sincere and forced because of the overhanging threat of a back-hand from a parent. Others have said that men were demeaning women because by holding the …

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The Finishing Touch Course

In Dining Etiquette, Gallery, Image by treska roden

The Finishing Touch Course has been established to help you maximise your job opportunities, polish your social skills, and find out how to enhance your personal and professional image. The job market and the social scene are competitive arenas these days. Why not give yourself the best chance to succeed by brushing up on your image and your social skills? …

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The Importance of Presence

In featured, featured, featured, featured, featured, featured, Meeting Etiquette, Social Etiquette, Social Etiquette, Social Etiquette, Social Etiquette, Social Etiquette, Social Etiquette by treska roden

The importance of presence cannot be overstated. You’ve met people with it. They walk into a room purposefully and confidently and they command attention. When they speak, people hang onto their words and take their ideas seriously. It may seem like these talented people were born with charisma. But here’s the truth: Presence is a skill that can be taught and …

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THE HISTORY OF WEDDING GOWNS

In by treska roden

The history of wedding gowns throughout the world is so interesting. White wedding dresses started when Queen Victoria married 175 years ago.  Not to represent purity but because she liked the colour white. Featured cover – Jacqueline Kennedy wearing the wedding dress Lowe designed after her marriage to John F. Kennedy on September 12, 1953. The history of weddings gowns …

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Glasses Fogging Up

In news by treska roden

Glasses fogging up when wearing a face mask can happen. If you are having trouble with your glasses fogging up when wearing a face mask, here are 3 suggestions from Dan Formosa, a designer with extensive experience in creating medical masks, to stop the problem. ABSORB THE MOISTURE. One solution is to create an absorbent layer between your nose and …

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Wearing a Face Mask

In news by treska roden

Wearing a face mask has become the new normal so here are some rules to follow to make it safer for you and other people. Don’t leave home without a maskWearing a face mask is now part of your dress.  You need to remember to bring one with you every time you leave the house.  You can buy some in …