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Etiquette Society in the Media Palm Beach Post

 

August 1, 2010

Tipping is one of those things in life that just begs for awkwardness, for constant questioning over what is the appropriate social norm.

Do you throw your change in the waiting tip jar at the coffee joint down the street? Leave a gratuity when you order takeout? Allow yourself to be guilt-tripped into a bigger tip because your manicurist is the one ringing up your tab?

According to the economist Ofer Azar, diners fork over about $44billion in tips annually at U.S. restaurants alone. It's a cultural practice and custom that most of us don't think about twice;

 

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Etiquette Society in the Media Chicago Tribune

 
 

June 11, 2010

Focus on attitude, says Celeste Jones, founder of the Elementary Etiquette Society in Palm Beach, FL, and a expert on corporate and business etiquette .

People think professionalism is action. It's not. "It's an attitude." And mostly it's an attitude of self-respect. She cautions, however, that developing a professional attitude has to be something staff want to achieve, "not something they have to do." Otherwise, they won't put forth the effort. And what makes it attractive

 

is the what's-in-it-for-me, or the personal value it carries, which essentially is the fact that self respect generates self fulfillment and a sense of achievement.

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Etiquette Society in the Media New York Times

January 15, 2010

Corporate etiquette is designed to promote customer loyalty and increased revenue.

In a fast paced world it's easy to forget your manners, but business etiquette expert, Celeste Jones, says that's one trait one cannot omit it this very aggressive market.

"This is what sets you apart from the competition. Someone can walk into an interview and their resume may look exactly like yours," says corporate etiquette expert, Celeste Jones, founder of the Elementary Etiquette Society of Palm Beach.

 

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Etiquette Society in the Media Granduer

December 23, 2005

Following the rules of etiquette can have far reaching effects - and be felt at home, too.

"People associate etiquette with rigid table manners, so they think of them as being old-fashioned," Palm Beacher Celeste Jones says.
"But it's about how you react and interact, how you articulate and communicate, how you present yourself through your dress, how you sit - and all your body language.  That's how people's impressions of you are formed and how they judge you."

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Etiquette Society in the Media Palm Beach Daily News

November, 23, 2005

Avantair
Hires the etiquette group to train crews

Petersburg-Clearwater airport, whether the company is expanding office and hangar space on a 24-acre parcel. Marketing and financial offers will be located in West Palm Beach...

 


Yale Daily News

November 4, 2002

Business etiquette expert Celeste Jones, founder of the Elementary Etiquette Society of Palm Beach, gives graduates an edge in the busi- ness world.

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Etiquette Society in the Media Palm Beach Society

January 10, 2004
 
 

"At a recent event, Jones spoke on contemporary etiquette for corporations."

 


 

Etiquette Society in the Media The Daily Northwestern

November 20, 2003

 

Mind Your Manners, NU

Etiquette dinner provides a crash course in avoiding food faux, business blunders...

 


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