Breaking Up Electronically

You have the power to pick up the phone and call the person and have a conversation that doesn’t include a keyboard. If you accept electronic communication as the main means for interaction then you can have no complaint when you are told by Tweet that the relationship is over.

Boardroom Polish-Business Etiquette & Entertaining Seminar

You are invited to join The Lett Group for our one-day business etiquette & entertaining seminar. Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm When: January 21 Where: Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center, Bethesda, Maryland What it includes: full day training, workbook, handouts, continental breakfast, breaks, lunch Fee: $425 per student You can register or learn additional information at […]

Win Your Next Job With Three Essential Interview Skills

I found this article by Deborah Walker, CCMC which is a wonderful outline in very simple terms about how to ace your next job interview and get the job for which you are applying. Win Your Next Job With Three Essential Interview Skills – Hcareers.

What about President Obama Bowing to the Japanese Emperor?

I have heard many pundits talk about the bow that President Obama made when he met Emperor Akihito and that it was too low and not reciprocated by the Emperor.   I have seen the photo of the greeting and it seems that President Obama was taught a general truth about greeting the Japanese but didn’t […]

Protocol Training Seminar Oct. 1&2

If you work in a protocol office or if you plan international meetings, you will benefit from Managing Protocol Issues, our 2-day seminar which will be offered in Bethesda, Maryland on October 1-2 at the Doubletree Hotel and Meeting Center. I am also allowing individuals who just want fine dining training to join our group […]

A Times (London) Theatre Critic Sheds New Light on Theatre Etiquette

The rules for proper etiquette while attending a theatre show haven’t changed much over the years. I put the list on my website, www.lettgroup.com, seven years ago. Today I found an article from the Times (Online) in which the chief theatre critic, Benedict Nightingale , takes the obvious rules of good behavior and gives them […]

Chinese Students Choosing Western over Chinese Etiquette

Professor: Students need more Chinese etiquette education from www.chinaview.cn 2008-12-04 BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) — A professor from Tsinghua University’s Department of History in Beijing on Thursday called on educationalists to teach students traditional Chinese etiquette. Peng Lin, whose courses “Ancient Chinese Etiquettes” and “Classic Cultural Relics and Chinese Culture” have been listed as “National […]