Besides it being absolutely fun, meeting new people will also give you opportunities to pitch yourself. In the end you are, and will always, be your best sales person.
Our course will give you the necessary tools to not only feel confident but also excited about your next engagement – whether it is professional or social.
Please Note: Each program will be customized based on your unique needs and goals and includes everything you need to be successful.
- 4 Ws (When? Where? What? Who?)
- Dress Code
On-site (Fake It!)
- Enter the Room Like a Pro
- How to Enter a Group
Rules of Engagement
- Body Language
- Small Talk
- Initiate a Conversation
- Talking Shop / Career Talk: Good Approach, or Topics to Avoid?
- Recovering from OOPPS
Exit Strategies: The Smooth Escape
- When to Move
- Boredom and Other Discomfort
- Saving Face
- The Vanishing Group
- The Etiquette of Escape
Mingle Like a Pro, Phase II: Advanced Mingle Tips
- Props -- Hats, Gloves, etc.
- Working the Food/Bar Area
- Host Duties
- The Art of Piggybacking
- “Oh, I Thought You Were…”
- Cigarettes: Pros/Cons
- Making the Most of Toasts
- Tips and Tricks for Going Through a Receiving Line
- Possible Blunders
Faux Pas Primers
Dealing with Faux Pas
Handling Unusual Situations
- When You are Dressed Inappropriately
- When You Forget a Name
Made it! After Affairs -- Reap What You Sowed
- Thank the Host
- Get in Touch
- Stay in Touch
We are looking forward to designing a program specifically for your needs and goals.
When was the last time you wished you could become part of the dining setting or just disappear because you were not sure what to do? Let's change that!
Set yourself apart! Become memorable not only for your expertise but also your sensitivity to unspoken cultural norms.
This course will give you the necessary tools to not only feel confident but also excited about your next engagement, whether it is professional or social in nature.
Our Dine Like a Diplomat seminar will give you the tools to be not only a pleasant and respectful guest but also an excellent host at the world table.
The potential of cultural faux pas are endless. Indeed, avoiding them all is not very likely, however, doing one’s homework will ensure to at least avoid the unforgivable.
The potential of cultural faux pas are endless. Indeed, it’s not very likely that you will be able to avoid them all. However, doing your homework ensures that you can at least avoid the unforgivable.