Business & Social Skills

“Your Image consists mainly of the ‘vibe’ you exude….Impressions are formed by those who view you. Your Attitude, Deportment and Manners make you more appealing.” - Joanna Parris

First Impressions are often lasting impressions. In business and in your personal life it is imperative to create positive lasting impressions; they will assist you in building strong relationships and improve your communication and interaction with others.

Topics covered in this workshop include:

First Impressions

  • Appearance
  • Attitude
  • Body Language
  • Business Cards
  • Eye Contact
  • Introductions
  • Making an Entrance & Exit
  • Mingling with Panache
  • Posture
  • Speech Patterns

Communication Skills

  • Being Gracious
  • Effective Communication Styles
  • How to Interrupt a Conversation
  • Interacting With People from Diverse Cultures
  • Introducing Yourself Effectively
  • Making Small Talk that Matters
  • Purposeful Networking
  • Putting on the Charm

Delightful Dining

  • Dining Dos and Don’ts
  • Duties of the Host & the Guest
  • Eating Styles – American vs. Continental
  • Goblets & Stemware
  • Identifying Cutlery
  • Napkin Placement & Usage
  • Passing Food
  • Posture at the Table
  • Unwanted Food

The Business & Social Skills Workshop is a one day intensive that enhances your professional presence and your sensitivity towards others; it helps you to develop your personal style and polishes your decorum.

Transform Your Image… Increase Your Profits…Polish Your Etiquette