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 […]

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.

Spa Etiquette in Japan

Private, open-air spa at the Hakone Suishoen hotel. (Takehiko Kambayashi) Japan: Cultural shifts in spa etiquette By Takehiko Kambayashi | Christian Science Monitor Correspondent 08.28.09 HAKONE, JAPAN – Dipping in a hot spring is a Japanese obsession. In summer, many people head for a spa resort like this mountain town, 50 miles southwest of Tokyo, […]

Compulsory Etiquette Classes

This is an old article but since I just found it, it is news to me.  Brighton College on the southern English coast started etiquete classes for 13-14-year-olds because the Headmaster, Richard Cairns, decided it was time his pupils were taught a few lessons in good manners.  He decided this after learning that employers were […]

What is a Classic Twelve?

 I was recently asked about a sterling silver Classic Twelve.  That really brought back memories!  My great grandmother had one but it has since disappeared from our family.  It is rare these days to find a Classic Twelve intact. Very few Classic Twelves have survived for various reasons. Legacies didn’t help (one sibling inheriting the […]