Category Archives: Speech

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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Keep Calm in a difficult situation

How to keep calm when in a difficult conversation

There is no room in good society for a lady who is intolerant of the lives  of other people. Such women are soon weeded out as being unsuitable to invite anywhere and generally unpleasant to be around.  We all know what it feels like to find ourselves trapped in a difficult conversation.  We struggle to […]

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too much information tmi

TMI What I don’t want to know about you

“It is so lovely to meet you.  I am looking forward to hearing a lot more about your life, family, friends, career and interests.” Before you take this as an open invitation to tell me absolutely every boring detail about your life, let me tell you what I don’t want to know about you. TMI […]

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Women listening

The Dying Art of Listening Skills

Understanding of people around you is gained by being able to really listen. Although we hear instinctively, listening skills need to be developed and worked upon. A woman who does not know how to really listen to people will come across as being self-absorbed and lacking compassion. Great tips Here are seven great ways for […]

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Great Conversation Starters

Easy Conversation Starters – Small talk is big business

Typical Conversation Starters… “Yesterday, I did blah, blah, blah..” “My child said blah, blah, blah..” “I saw blah, blah, blah on the TV.” The reason that good conversation starters are lacking in our modern times is that we have become lazy and self-absorbed. We much prefer to talk about ourselves than discuss something which may […]

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Swearing and the Lady

Help for Women to Stop Swearing

I know that peer pressure encourages us to swear. Swearing is verbal communion, where we use keywords which represent various emotions and connect us as a group. I understand this need to be accepted in our community.  However, as a lady, I seek to minimize offence that my ignorance might cause to other people. Just […]

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