Good Manners for Every Occasion: How to Look Smart and Act Right

Good Manners for Every Occasion: How to Look Smart and Act Right

by Emilie Barnes

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While adults prompt young ones to practice their manners, many grown–ups are ready for a refresher course. Their manner expert is here! Emilie Barnes, bestselling author of A Little Book of Manners and life–management expert, is excited to share how manners strengthen adult relationships, professional interactions, social gatherings, and family ties. Not a day goes by that won’t be enhanced by Emilie’s advice on

  • the art of introductions
  • practicing corporate manners
  • handling social taboos
  • dining graciously as a host or a guest
  • sharing values with children

Includes wedding etiquette, dating manners, and that increasingly vital one—proper cell phone use! This entertaining, easy–to–read manual of manners reveals how acts of kindness transform a life at any age.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736932936
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 03/15/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 481 KB

About the Author

Emilie Barnes is the author of 70 books, including 101 Ways to Clean Out the Clutter; Heal My Heart, Lord; and 15 Minutes Alone with God. Emilie and her husband, Bob, are also the founders of More Hours in My Day time-management seminars.

Table of Contents

The Joy of Manners     7
The Beginning of Manners     9
What Does Mannerly Mean?     15
Entertaining at Home     19
The Art of Invitations     25
Company Manners     29
Tips on Tipping     35
Passing On Your Values     39
Table Manners     43
Manners with the Pen     53
Restaurant Manners as the Host     57
Restaurant Manners as the Guest     61
Watch Your Words     65
The Art of Introductions     71
Handling Social Taboos     75
Handling Those Telephones and Cell Phones     79
How to Support Family Members     83
Communication from Afar     87
Parents with Children     93
Five Manners Most Parents Forget to Teach     97
How to Eat Various Foods Properly     101
The Art of Meeting People     107
Minor Social Annoyances     113
Business Has Its Etiquette Too     117
The Art of Helping     123
The Etiquette of Caring     127
The Art of a Thank-You Note     139
The Art of Conversation     143
Dating Manners     149
A Tea Party Has Its Own Etiquette     153
Wediquette Etiquette: Part One     157
Wediquette Etiquette: Part Two     163
Being a Gracious Adult     173
Out-and-About Manners     177
Good Manners Even in Death     185
Notes     191

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