Welcome to the 1 Minute Finishing School
Most people think of finishing school as a destination in some Swiss mountain countryside where rich kids go to learn how to be ladies and gentlemen.
Here at Career Planet, we simply want to guide you on the basic rules of engagement as an adult in a world that often forgets the importance of good behavior and the art of living in a busy, complex society. It’s not all about how to behave in a restaurant. It’s more about how to be respectful, kind, polite, elegant and well-mannered – and yes, this will help you to become successful and popular in all that you do socially and professionally.
It’s called Etiquette.
This series is designed to help you stand out from the crowd and earn respect – socially and professionally.
Etiquette (pronounced: etiket) is a set of rules and customs that people use for polite behaviour. Etiquette can differ among groups and cultures, but the basics are always the same. Respect and politeness and good manners are understood everywhere. Here are some examples of good etiquette:
Here are a few tips:
Treating yourself and others with respect
Saying “Please” when you want something to be done for you.
Saying “Thank You” when something has been done for you
Avoiding being boastful, arrogant or loud
Listening and thinking before speaking
Speaking with kindness and respect
Others notice when we show good etiquette. It makes us feel good, and goes a long way towards helping us help us become more popular and successful.
Listen to our one minute tips to take you to the top!
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