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Old 11-03-2013, 03:45 PM
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Etiquette or gentleman schooling?

Has anyone taken an etiquette or gentleman teaching classes? I'm not a social outcast by any means. A few people I have met and work for over the years seem to have it all when it comes to social skills. They all come from generational successful business families. They talk and think different then most everyone else out there. Anyone taken classes to sharpen their social skills?
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Old 11-03-2013, 03:48 PM
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I believe most of that comes from building confidence. Take all the classes you can pertaining to your business.
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Old 11-03-2013, 03:57 PM
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Actually I believe it also depends on your family back ground and number of positive influences or role models you had growing up. You can take courses for your related field of study,however the courses are only as good as the instructors and material being taught. You will have to be selective about the courses and instructors since you will be getting exactly what you paid for otherwise. Good Hunting
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Old 11-03-2013, 04:06 PM
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Good points. I should add these are the classes I am thinking about. http://www.finaltouchschool.com/gentlemenonly.htm
It seems like how you carry yourself at a meal could be a deal maker or breaker.
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Old 11-03-2013, 04:22 PM
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Good points. I should add these are the classes I am thinking about. http://www.finaltouchschool.com/gentlemenonly.htm
It seems like how you carry yourself at a meal could be a deal maker or breaker.
Especially if your picking up the tab!.
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Old 11-03-2013, 05:14 PM
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Especially if your picking up the tab!.
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So, buying lunch doesn't automatically land me the gig? Darn, time to check out these napkin things!
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Old 11-03-2013, 08:54 PM
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Dale Carnegie

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Old 11-03-2013, 09:46 PM
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Guy wants 245 dollars for basically a pdf and a 30 minute "coaching session"

This is all info you can find by doing a google search on how to be a gentleman.

I do recommend the book Dress for Success by John molloy. Amazing book
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Old 11-03-2013, 10:04 PM
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Has anyone taken an etiquette or gentleman teaching classes? I'm not a social outcast by any means. A few people I have met and work for over the years seem to have it all when it comes to social skills. They all come from generational successful business families. They talk and think different then most everyone else out there. Anyone taken classes to sharpen their social skills?
John Bridges writes a series of books on the topics. They're worth buying.
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Old 11-04-2013, 05:22 PM
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Read Dale Carnegie's "How to make friends and influence people". It take practice, but it works.
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