Sidewalk Etiquette

By Kathleen Baines, Columnist on November 1, 2010 Our generation has lost most forms of etiquette — it’s a bold claim, albeit a true one. I have my own theories as to why this decline happened — the substitution of old-fashioned methods of child-rearing with the “I’m your buddy, not your parent” model, the refusal […]

Boardroom Polish Seminar & Dining Skills Dinner – September 12 ,2011

On September 12, 2011 , at the Doubletree Hotel & Meeting Center in Bethesda, Maryland, The Lett Group will offer our popular seminars, Boardroom Polish™ – Business Etiquette & Entertaining for Professionals and Dining Skills for the Savvy Professional tutorial dinner.  You can register for one or both at www.professionalsavvy.com. Professionals at all levels of […]

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 […]

You’re invited: Dining Skills for the Savvy Professional (DC metro)

NEVER lose another deal – blow another job interview – or miss out on another high-level opportunity – because of a totally preventable dining etiquette disaster!

Manners reborn: why a new generation prefers etiquette to ecstasy …

…according to a new survey, a startling proportion of young people are confounding Churchill’s wisdom and wholeheartedly celebrating traditional conservative values. They believe in the importance of manners, espouse the joys of the family unit, and, most surprising of all, more than three quarters believe that the country has changed for the worse.

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 […]

Australian Table Manners – Oh My!

Australians are unspeakable eaters according to etiquette expert Gill Harbord Article from: Sunday Herald Sun By: Catherine Lambert August 30, 2009 12:00am TOO many Australians are using forks as spades and knives as forks, according to etiquette expert Gill Harbord. Eggleston Hall headmistress and co-judge of popular TV series Ladette to Lady Gill Harbord said […]