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2014-06-18 12:28:19

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Move over, 'Miss Manners'--please! Manners is a man's job. And there is now a man reporting for duty," says Wayne James, former senator and author of Manly Manners: Lifestyle & Etiquette for the Young Man of the 21(st) Century. The book is elegant and sophisticated, but edgy; sexy and witty, yet meticulously researched and immensely informative; classic though iconoclastic; spiritual at times, irreverent at other times; and as...

2014-05-28 08:27:13

PALM BEACH, Fla., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interest and participation by libraries and schools grows as author, Loretta Neff and The Elegant Way Foundation, Inc. announced that their children's educational book, Tame Your Manners at K.A.M.P.(TM) Safari, received a coveted literary review by The Children's Book Review and further credibility of its message on manners with a prized testimonial from The Emily Post Institute. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140527/91503...

2011-06-22 11:36:00

DECATUR, Texas, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Let's hear it for the recently unveiled launch of the new USDA "My Plate," which has received a hearty endorsement from health-conscious First Lady Michelle Obama. If the old adage is holding up, a picture, indeed, is worth a thousand words. "The visual appeal of the new portion-controlled, divided plate as a colorful new logo far surpasses the tired food pyramid of yesteryear," says Deborah King, president and founder of Final Touch Finishing...

2011-03-10 07:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the rock world's premier event SXSW to begin this weekend in Austin, even long-time concertgoers might ask: What is the etiquette for a rock concert? "Live music may seem like the last place to invoke modern rules of etiquette. But that's simply not true," said Sharon Schweitzer, a corporate Etiquette & International Protocol Consultant and president of Austin-based Protocol & Etiquette Worldwide. "We have all seen bad behavior at...

2011-02-10 07:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- If your corporate health program isn't attracting as many employees as you'd like, the problem might be that co-workers are breaking the rules of good behavior in the gym. "The exercise and fitness community has many stated and unstated rules of etiquette. For example, swimmers coexist in close proximity in lap lanes, pacing and passing smoothly without saying a word. Cyclists in our beautiful Hill Country not only maneuver among cars, they also...

2011-01-13 10:11:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 15 million Americans are out of work (The New York Times, Dec 2010) so it's no surprise Bloomberg BusinessWeek http://bit.ly/cjDlgY covered the rise in Business Etiquette Schools. If you need help polishing your business etiquette and international protocol skills here comes the cavalry. The Protocol School of Washington®, the only accredited school of its kind in the U.S., announced today it is bringing its Washington, D.C....

2010-04-25 10:30:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth L. Post, 89, died in Naples, Florida, on April 24, 2010, surrounded by her family. For 30 years Mrs. Post carried the mantle of The Emily Post Institute, Inc., writing more than a dozen books on etiquette, including five editions of Emily Post's Etiquette. After the death of Emily Post in 1960, Elizabeth Post assumed responsibility for carrying on the Post family tradition of writing and teaching about etiquette. She quickly became,...


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