St. Martin's Press
How To Be The World's Best Guest.To ensure that you stay in the good graces of others this holiday season, Jacqueline Whitmore gives you a few simple yet often forgotten tips, covering everything from when to show up, how to ask permission to bring an uninvited guest, to what to bring, how to dress, what to discuss, and how to thank your host.
Whitmore, using her 15 years of experience as a protocol and etiquette expert, will arm you with the skills to become more self-aware, more confident and comfortable in your own skin, and better able to communicate with others in a credible, authentic manner.
Entertain with Elegance and Ease
THAT'S THE SECRET OF ENTERTAINING. YOU MAKE
YOUR GUESTS FEEL WELCOME AND AT HOME.
IF YOU DO THAT HONESTLY, THE REST
TAKES CARE OF ITSELF.
--BARBARA HALL, WRITER AND TELEVISION PRODUCER
Entertaining clients, customers, and coworkers in a restaurant can be a lot of fun, but did you know that one of the most generous gifts you can give to others is an invitation to your home? W hen you entertain in your home, you reveal a more personal side of yourself, which in turn can build camaraderie and trust
Praise for Jacqueline Whitmore's POISED FOR SUCCESS, on sale November 8, 2011:
“It’s a must-read for all those looking to get ahead!” --MARSHALL GOLDSMITH, author of the New York Times bestsellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
“Informative, heartfelt and entertaining. Jacqueline presents important concepts in a pragmatic and gracious way, and balances it all with a tone that makes you want to meet for coffee." --TERRI MORRISON, coauthor of Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands: the Bestselling Guide to Doing Business in More Than Sixty Countries
"The #1 must-read book for anyone seeking the easy path to success and emotional prosperity...Jacqueline Whitmore is the business world's best-kept secret!" --JANINE DRIVER, author of The New York Times bestseller, You Say More Than You Think: A 7-Day Plan For Using the New Body Language to Get What You Want
“Trust this book, live this book, treasure this book.” --P.M. FORNI, professor, Johns Hopkins University and author of the bestselling book Choosing Civility
“Read it and see change. Read it and be changed.” --SIMON T. BAILEY, brillionaire and author of Release Your Brilliance
“The insights and practical advice she brings to our modern day manner dilemmas are priceless.” --KAREN LELAND, bestselling author of Public Speaking in an Instant: 60 Ways to Stand Up and Be Heard
From International Etiquette Expert Jacqueline Whitmore