Category Archives: Poise

how to greet people

Greetings – How to meet people with style and grace

I always remember the expression that “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”  The first time that you meet someone is a landmark event for any future contact that you may have with that person.  This makes it very important to start off the relationship in a healthy way, and know how […]

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Taste Wine

How to taste wine like a pro

If you have been invited to a wine tasting and you have no idea what to do, then this article is for you.  You will at least know how to look like you know how to taste wine like a pro. 1.  Look 2.  Smell 3.  Taste That will get you through just about any […]

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Shake hands

Shake hands confidently as a woman

In the westernized business environment, it has become commonplace for women to shake hands with clients and associates.  This also can extend in the social environment, depending on the situation. Women can have a tendency to offer a very limp handshake, or otherwise behave like Sumo wrestlers.  This makes it very important for a lady […]

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Getting out of a car with poise

Getting in and out of a car with poise

This is a favorite with the paparazzi.  Every week there seems to be another terribly embarrassing photograph of a celebrity ungraciously getting in or out of a car.    All of the fame and money in the world is no substitute for an education in female poise. Why poise is important Most women will live their […]

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Crossed Legs

How to Cross your Legs like a Lady

Many women will see this title as a contradiction. This is because strict etiquette says that a real lady does not cross her legs, so it should not be possible to say that a woman can have crossed legs. Well… I live in the real world… The reality is that over 70% of women have […]

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How to Make a Good First Impression

The moment I see her, I get a sense that she is someone special…. Her posture is my first impression, for her form is obvious to me, well before I can make out any of the finer details. She holds herself upright with a straight back and raised head. I know that only training allows […]

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