Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you…not because they are nice, but because you are nice.
Never confuse etiquette and manners. Bad etiquette is using your dinner fork on your salad. Bad manners is pointing out that someone used their dinner fork on their salad. Manners will always trump etiquette. – Mama's Rules
"Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, the other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of our civilization." - Daniel Webster
"Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners." - Lawrence Sterne
"Good manners and kindness are always in fashion." - Dr. Patricia Tice
"The meaning of good manners is 'enforcing the unenforceable" - Dr. Patricia Tice
@agrimanners Ready, Set... Time to Say Please and Thank You Again.
Patricia presented daily at the Hospitality Tent, speaking on “Earning Trust, Respect & Inclusion in the Family Farm Business.” Several new members were added to the Table Team, including new members from Pakistan and Uganda.
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Thank you for your interest in Etiquette Iowa. We would be happy to provide you with more details on any of our etiquette programs, including class schedules and reservations. Please contact us with any questions.
Dr. Patricia Tice
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"Our conference was in October of last year, and I wanted to tell you that the most talked about part of the entire meeting was your session on manners….what a great testimony to the effectiveness and value of the presentation you made. It was truly a life lesson with all of our people. Its fun to watch our people in action!"
Susan Christensen Vice President-Marketing, Farmers National Company (2013)
"...thank you for sharing your time and talent with our membership. We appreciate it!"
Lisa-Marie Junior League of Des Moines
Thank you so much for speaking at our Development Network. I had so much fun. I definitely plan to practice Building my Table. I think you definitely opened a lot of people’s eyes with your 5,4,3,2,1 session.
Leah Ryan, Branch Manager Client Feedback from US Bank